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March 2020

The March issue of World Cement begins with an overview of the Pakistani cement industry. It then moves on to cover a range of topics, including: Pyprocessing, Maintenance & Repair, Silo Clean-Out & Air Cannons, Conveyors, Grinding & Milling, and more.


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Progress in Pakistan
Zain Ul Abideen, Lucky Cement, reviews the state of Pakistan’s cement sector and provides insight into Lucky Cement’s operations in the country.

A Hub of Activity
Shahid Ghazanfar, DG Khan Cement Co. (DGKCC), provides a comprehensive overview of the company’s state-of-the-art cement plant, located in Hub, Pakistan.

Fighting the Footprint
John Window, Mirion Technologies, discusses how alternative fuels can be successfully fired in the rotary kiln to reduce the cement industry’s carbon footprint.

Pyro-Progressing
Norbert Streit and Marc Feiss, KHD, discuss pyro-processing technologies for the control and reduction of NOx emissions.

A Culture of Safety
Chris Jones, Bricking Solutions, discusses the importance of upholding a culture of safety and reducing the risks involved in the refractory process.

Cracking the Case of Concrete
Guido Camata and Mark Mutter, JamCem Consulting, discuss the optimal techniques for repairing and strengthening deteriorating concrete.

The Art of Acoustics
Donald F Cameron, Primasonics International Limited, explains how audiosonic acoustic cleaners can solve the problems of particulate build up and material flow problems within cement plants and related power generation units.

Dead Set Against Dead Stock
John Hodson, Cardox, outlines the tools, methods and approaches to effectively reduce dead stock and clear build ups from silos and bunkers.

Go with the Flow
Brad Pronschinske, Martin Engineering, explains how engineered flow aids can resolve bulk material handling issues.

A Better Approach to Belts
Justin van den Heuvel, Muller Beltex, discusses the role of reusable elevator belt fasteners in reducing wear, maintenance costs and downtime.

The Keys to Conveying
Andrea Prevedello, BEUMER GROUP, examines the key factors involved in effective conveying system design with examples taken from the coal and energy industries.

Retrofitting Russia
Jaroslav Stoupa, EUROCEMENT Group holding company, explains how the retrofit of Russia’s grinding facilities could be the key to meeting the demands of the present construction sector.

Removing the Risk of Wall Coating
Paolo Forni and Matteo Magistri, Mapei SpA, Italy, provide a case study in how to eliminate the problem of silo wall coating and lump formation.

Still Going Strong, 60 Years On
World Cement talks to HAVER & BOECKER employees to find out more about the ROTO-PACKER system and its impact on the industry after 60 years.

CONEXPO-CON/AGG 2020 Preview
World Cement has gathered some product news highlights from this year’s show.


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