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July 2022

The July issue of World Cement begins with an overview of the steps taken by Holcim to realise a low-carbon construction industry in New Zealand before moving on to cover a range of technical topics, including: Chains, Air Pollution Control, Waste Heat Recovery, Process Optimisation, and Decarbonisation. The second half of the issue is dedicated to this year’s edition of the World Review, which provides global coverage of recent cement projects on a country-by-country, plant-by-plant basis.

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REGIONAL REPORT: NEW ZEALAND

Setting Sail Towards Low-Carbon Construction
George Agriogiannis, Holcim Australia and New Zealand, describes the steps taken in New Zealand to realise a functional low-carbon construction industry using cement.

CHAINS

A New Chain Technology For Reclaim
Andreas Hegener, KettenWulf, discusses a new, more durable chain technology for reclaimer systems.

AIR POLLUTION CONTROL

Out With The Old, In With The New
Georg Lechner, Scheuch, describes the process of replacing an outdated electrostatic precipitator with a bag filter featuring emc filter technology at Holcim Schweiz’s Untervaz location.

WASTE HEAT RECOVERY

Shrinking Energy Bills With ORC Technology
Sabrina Santarossa, Turboden, explains the benefits of ORC technology: a WHR solution that is becoming increasingly popular in cement plants around the world.

PROCESS OPTIMISATION

Process Optimisation: Never The Same Again
Mark Yseboodt, Siemens, details ready-to-implement AI and ML process optimisation technologies for kiln operation.

‘Clink Again’: Cutting Clinker Emissions
Ian Riley, WCA, Matthias Mersmann, KHD Humboldt Wedag International AG, Zhong Gen & Li Anping, Nanjing Kisen International Engineering Co., highlight emerging technologies that can optimise the energy efficiency of the cement plant.

DECARBONISATION

Low-Carbon Cement Lowdown
Roberta Alfani, Ecocem, reports on the state of low-carbon cement technologies in the wider industry.

Putting Sustainability In The Driving Seat
Mahendra Singhi, Dalmia Bharat, describes how green energy and innovation are at the forefront of a push for sustainability in the cement industry.

Navigating Toward Net Zero
Maxime Butler, Holcim Innovation Center, shines a light on the Ste. Genevieve plant and discusses the cement industry’s largest carbon capture project.

WORLD REVIEW 2022

The World Review provides exclusive coverage of cement plant projects and upgrades from around the world on a country-by-country, plant-by-plant basis.


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