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December 2018

In this ninetieth anniversary issue of World Cement, we feature a regional report on the Indian cement industry. This is followed by technical articles covering a wide range of topics, from blended cements and the use of lubricant, to waste heat recovery optimisation and the latest technology in cement plants. The issue also features an extensive history of World Cement’s 90 years in print, written by our editor Jonathan Rowland and a keynote by our Contributing Editor Paul Maxwell-Cook.

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Foreword

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Indian Industry
Aparna Dutt Sharma, Cement Manufacturers Association, explores the potential for growth in India’s cement industry in 2018 – 2019.

Increased Performance for Blended Cements
Laurent Guillot, CHRYSO Group, demonstrates the added value of a new generation of strength enhancers for the optimisation of mineral additions in cements.

Ninety Years Young
Jonathan Rowland, Editor of World Cement, looks back at the history of World Cement, as the magazine celebrates nine decades in print.

Peak Performance
Hans-Georg Conrads, PROMECON, describes the latest technology for the optimised operation of large scale mills for cement plants.

Heavy Duty Fans
Axel Jahn and Frauke Kretzer, Pollrich GmbH, explore the design, layout, and maintenance of heavy duty industrial process fans, with particular interest in energy efficiency.

The Daily Grind
Fernando Dueñas, CEMENGAL, discusses the advantages of prefabricated and modular grinding plants.

Grease Lightning
Don Howard, Calumet, explores the benefits of using grease as a lubricant in cement plants, quarries, and mines.

Taking the Heat
Matthew Crewe, Green’s, investigates how optimising waste heat recovery brings a range of benefits to cement plants.

Designing the Cement Plant of the Future (Part Two)
John Kline, Kline Consulting, discusses clinker substitution as a method of reducing CO2 emissions from cement plants.

Getting in Gear
Nicolas Costa, NOVEXA, examines the objective monitoring of gears.

Mitigating Production Drawbacks
Larry Fitch and Larry Morley, HarbisonWalker International, suggest alternatives to SiC- based products in cement production.

Five minutes with... Jude Lagan
Managing Director of Breedon Cement


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