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January 2022

The January issue of World Cement kicks off the year with a review of the Russian Cement sector from CMPRO and IA Cement provides a forecast for the industry’s prospects in 2022. The issue then moves on to cover a range of technical topics, including Refractories (featuring World Cement’s Refractory Review), Milling Optimisation, Software & Digitalisation, Alternative Fuels, and Silos & Clean-Out.


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Contents

03 Comment

05 News

REGIONAL REPORT: RUSSIA & EASTERN EUROPE

10 Reflecting On Russia
CMPRO provides an overview of Russia’s cement industry and analyses the prospects for growth and decarbonisation in the sector.

2022 FORECAST

15 Trends In 2022
Imran Akram, IA Cement, analyses the demand prospects of the global cement industry for the year ahead.

REFRACTORIES

19 Longer Lasting Linings For A More Sustainable Tomorrow
Daniel Hansted-Martin, HASLE Refractories, describes the benefits of precast modular refractory lining and reviews its role in sustainable cement production.

24 World Cement’s Refractory Review
World Cement’s first annual Refractory Review provides a showcase of leading players in the refractory sector.

This year’s Review features contributions from the following companies: Bricking Solutions, Calderys, Dalmia Refractories, HASLE Refractories, HWI, RHI Magnesita & SILICON.

MILLING OPTIMISATION

30 Project Punta Arenas
Fernando Dueñas, CEMENGAL, details the supply of a cement mill modular grinding plant for Cementos MELON S.A in Punta Arenas, Southern Chile.

SOFTWARE & DIGITALISATION

39 Change In China
Tobias Schongar, Siemens, describes the company’s role in the modernisation of the Tianyang cement plant in China.

ALTERNATIVE FUELS

43 Fuelled By Efficiency
Dr. Dipl. Eng. Jan Tuma, BEUMER Group, considers the most effective solutions for efficient conveying, storage and feeding of alternative fuels.

47 The Fuels Of The Future
With shredded waste rapidly becoming more of a commodity, Dr Matthew Goodwin, Waste Knot Energy, considers what the future holds for the fuels of the cement industry.

SILOS & CLEAN-OUT

53 Easy As One, Two, C!
Jeff Shelton, Integrated Global Services, explains how the ‘three Cs’ approach helped eliminate material flow issues at Panam Cement’s limestone silo.


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