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June 2018

The June issue of World Cement includes a regional report on the Pakistani cement industry. Technical features focus on refractories – including a Q&A with three industry experts – as well as materials handling, dust control, lime plant engineering, and quarrying. We also spend Five Minutes With… Dr Martin Schneider, Managing Director of the European Cement Research Academy.


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Production in Pakistan
Aly Khan, Lucky Cement, discusses the past and future of cement production in Pakistan.

Building Hub
Jonathan Rowland, Editor of World Cement, speaks to Jose Cañada, IBAU Hamburg, and Karl-Heinz Berenskötter, Haver & Boecker, about the company’s involvement in D.G. Khan’s Hub project in Pakistan.

What News on the Refractory
Three experts discuss with World Cement’s Editor, Jonathan Rowland, the changing demands being placed on refractories in the cement industry.

Energy Saving Initiatives
Kamol Tanchotikul, Nichapat Patchararunggruang, Thanapa Wongwichakorn, Suchaya Amornkittimatee, and Palakrit Tinnakorn, The Siam Refractory Industry Co., discuss methods to reduce negative environmental impact in cement production.

The CO2 Cure
Mehrhad Torabzadegan and Wolfram Franke, Yara International ASA, discuss the combined use of Ca(NO3)2 and SCMs for the reduction of CO2 emissions in cement production.

The Heart of Cement Production
Roger Bruère, 4B, discusses technology in equipment found in the heart of a cement plant.

Building Pressure
Dr Detlev Rose, BEUMER Group, discusses the growing pressures within the cement industry.

Do Away With Dust
Jeremiah Wann, Imperial Systems, discusses the benefits of spot filters when dealing with dust at cement plants.

Preventing an Explosion
Richard Posner, Dust Solutions Inc., discusses the common issues and preventative measures surrounding dust explosions in cement plants.

The Complexity of Lime Production
Dr Georg Kehse, iwp GmbH, discusses the complex considerations when constructing a greenfield lime plant, and checking on the health of existing lime plants.

Crush and Dry
Olaf Drusche, HAZEMAG & EPR GmbH, describes the process of crushing and drying brucite ore at a Russian mine.

Managing Loading Machines
Sean Gladieux, Jason Hurdis, and Chris McKenna, Caterpillar, discuss effective ways to optimise loading operations.

Finding an Efficient Fan
Dr John Irons, Halifax Fan UK, and Diane Wang, Halifax Fan China, offer suggestions for the improvement of fan use in cement plants.

Curving Consumption
Dom Peña, LE Lubricants Inc., discusses how open gear lubricants can help to reduce power consumption.

Go With The Flow
Todd Melick, PROMECON USA, discusses the benefits of efficient gas flow measurement in cement plants.

Five minutes with... Dr Martin Schneider
Managing Director, European Cement Research Academy.


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