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May 2011

The May issue coincides with the IEEE-IAS/PCA Conference taking place in St Louis towards the end of the month. As has become our tradition, the issue is made up of projects news from across North America, an industry update from the PCA, and articles detailing North American technical innovations. In addition, we have an update on ARRA spending and its impact on the construction industry.


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Contents

Ports of Call
Paul Maxwell-Cook’s Industry Insight: A summary of the latest shipping trends, new projects and equipment supplied for cement handling at ports and terminals.

The Road to Recovery
Ed Sullivan, Portland Cement Association, USA.

Two Years On
Karen McCormick Blanford, IHS Global Insight, USA.

Mercury Control
Dennis Laudal and John Kay, Energy & Environmental Research Center, USA.

Plant Tour Summaries
Brief introductions to the Buzzi Unicem Festus plant and the Holcim (US) Inc. Ste. Genevieve plant, which will both be visited by delegates attending the IEEE-IAS/PCA Conference.

Tales of Teamwork
Highlights of Siemens’ contribution to the River 7000 plant upgrade.

The Mega Plant on the Mississippi
Barry Woodbine, Aumund Group, Germany.

Meeting Regulations
Jim Graham and Thom Johnson, Ashland and Chaun Trenary, Ershigs, Inc., USA.

The Mason City Experience
Kevin Gordon, Thermo Fisher Scientific and Jeff Hook, Lehigh Cement Company.

Up To Standard
Andy Winston, GE Energy, USA.

Mercury Monitoring
Donny Klotz, M&C Tech Group, USA.

Corrosion By Acid Gases in Cement Plants
Linas Mazeika, 3L&T Inc., USA.

Clean Cut Chips
Kaytee Moran, Columbus McKinnon Corporation, USA, and Frederick De Raedt, ALTERROS - Alternative Resource Recovery Solutions, USA.

Waste Heat Recovery Systems
Victor J. Turnell, Turnell Corp., USA.

A Silver Lining
R. Daniel Chavis, Brokk Bricking Solutions (BBS), USA

Feeding the Plant
Lynn Sullivan, Precision Machine & Manufacturing Co., USA.

Selecting Valves for Alternative Fuel Projects
John O’Brien, Plattco Corporation, USA.

Integrated Plant Design
Anthony Di Donato and Alex Ochrym, Consultec, Canada.

Planning for Clinker Cooler Upgrades
Andy LaBar, CR Meyer, USA.

Overspeed Testing
Les Gutzwiller, Robinson Fans, USA.

Choosing A Drive
Paul Blaiklock, TMEIC GE, USA.

Recent Problems Experienced With Medium Voltage Windings
G.C. Stone, Iris Power LP, Canada.

Comprehensive Monitoring
Franz Muschaweck, Managing Director, DALOG® Diagnosesysteme GmbH.

Gypsum: Supply and Demand
MR Ramachandran, Chief Executive Officer, Zawawi Minerals LLC, Sultanate of Oman.

The Energy Saving Trade
Tanmay Maitra, Birla Corporation Ltd, India.

Revolutionising the Bypass System
Arvind Kumar Pandey, Malay Chaturvedi and Kapil Kaira, Saiphia Technology, India.


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