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May 2013

In the May issue, readers can find articles on materials handling and storage, including product news and case studies from around the world. The issue also features articles on the lime industry, software and alternative fuels. MENA and Turkey are the subjects of this month’s Regional Report, with details of contracts and projects carried out in the area. IA Cement Ltd reports on developments in international cement trade in the Keynote article, while Cemengal discusses an alternative solution for cement grinding and packaging in this month’s Cover Story.

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Keynote: Global Trading Patterns
Imran Akram, IA Cement Ltd, UK, examines developments in international cement trade.

Product News

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40 Years of Innovation
Çimsa, Turkey, reviews the company’s milestones and priorities on the occasion of its 40th anniversary. 

Turkey’s Growing Market
Bulent Kolanci, ABB in Turkey, examines Turkey’s cement sector and discusses a supply contract for the largest greenfield cement project in the country.

Bulk Materials Handling Across the MENA Region
Pietro de Michieli, Bedeschi SpA, Italy, details several projects from across the Middle East and North Africa.

A New Market Solution
Angel Martin and Moises Nuñez, Cemengal, Spain, present the Plug&Grind®, an alternative solution for cement grinding and packing, with an introduction from Dario Del Frate, General Manager of Cemengal.

The Lime Industry
World Cement explores developments in the international lime industry.

Seeking Permission
Dirk Lechtenberg, MVW Lechtenberg & Partner, Germany, provides further information about environmental regulations and emission limits in this excerpt from the Alternative Fuels and Raw Materials Handbook for the Cement & Lime Industry, updated according to the latest developments in this area.

Picking Up the Pace
Olaf Streit, Aucotec AG, Germany, outlines a new solution that simplifies the tendering process in plant construction.

Heart of Steel
Marco Taddio, SIG SpA, Italy, considers the advantages provided by rubber conveyor belts with a fabric-like steel core.

Intelligent Cement Storage
Eng. Daniele Sciuto, Euromecc S.r.l., Italy, discusses the installation of a cement storage plant with minimal operator and driver involvement.

Stacking and Stockpiling
Carl Donnelly, Telestack, UK, outlines three case studies from around the world.

From Design to Execution
Martin Wuerth, Wuerth Consulting Engineers, Switzerland, presents a case study on a multi-compartment silo project at Jura Cement in Switzerland.

Bagging & Packing Round-Up
Product and project news for bagging and packing technology in the cement industry.

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