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November 2016

World Cement's November issue showcases an exciting Keynote from Bridge Gap Engineering and a regional report on Africa and the Middle East from FLSmidth and DuPont.

Technical features will focus on conveying, filters, burners, kilns, ports & terminals and more. World Cement’s November issue will also receive bonus distribution at this year’s AUCBM conference in Abu Dhabi.

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Keynote: Let Us Spray
Peter Paone and Jeffrey Kutz, Bridge Gap Engineering, USA, explain the design of SNCR systems for NOX control applications.

MENA Update
Yamato Battirossi and Elena Dmitrieva, FLSmidth Operation & Maintenance, Denmark, reveal how third-party operation of cement plants can provide greater stability in uncertain times.

Growth in the Middle East
Stuart Grant, DuPont Sustainable Solutions, UK, provides an examination of possible risk management strategies as growth in the Middle Eastern cement industry triggers operational risk.

Flying High
Stefano Cattaneo, Agudio Material Transportation Systems, Italy, explores the benefits of a new innovation with low maintenance requirements for transportation over long distances.

Unlocking Performance
Todd Loudin, Flowrox, USA, details how IoT solutions can improve plant performance in the cement industry.

A Closer Look
Jeff Capella, Mettler Toledo, USA, explains how to avoid the top five hidden costs associated with truck-scale ownership.

Continuous Belt Weighing
John Dronette, Siemens, USA, explores the role of continuous belt weighing devices in the cement industry, and explains best practice installation, calibration and maintenance.

The Importance of the Loading Spout
Kevin Peterson, Vortex Global, USA, reveals the key role played by the loading spout in cement transload facilities.

Bucket Elevators
Tim Morrison, Analyn Gawaran and Kevin Breadner, Tsubaki of Canada Limited, Canada, detail the selection process for a bucket elevator.

Facing the Challenge
John Rennockl, Clarcor Industrial Air, USA, provides helpful hints for the design evaluation and operation of coal mill dust collectors.

Optimised Without Engineering
Luis Castano, IAC, USA, explains the fundamental principles for the efficient design of ventilation systems.

Efficiently Saving Energy
Roberto Binago, CTP Team Srl, Italy, describes how to save energy with the best efficiency through the simultaneous cleaning of multiple long filter bags.

Igniting Investment
Tom Howard and Stephen Kearsey, Hope Cement, UK, and Reinhard Ringdorfer, Unitherm Cemcon, Austria, illustrate how major investment at Hope Cement’s works in Derbyshire led to cooperation with Unitherm to upgrade the kiln firing system.

Kiln Tyre Failures and Repairs
John H. Ross, Ross Kiln Maintenance Technology, USA, discusses different methods of repairing kiln tyres following a failure.

Life in High-Definition
Richard Salisbury, Thermoteknix, UK, explains how the ThermaScope HD Kiln and Cooler cameras’ digital, solid state technology is making things clearer at the Heidelberg Hanson Ketton plant.

Event Logging and Diagnostic Maintenance
David Wadsworth, Hycontrol Ltd., UK, illustrates the importance of accurate event logging and diagnostic maintenance on cement silos.

Maximising Earth’s Resources
Satu Rämö, Sandvik Mining and Rock Technology, Finland, considers the benefits associated with manufacturing artificial sand.

An Expert Expansion
Lauren Goringe, UK, recounts the partnership between SN Engineering and Francis Flower, which has recently expanded its GGBS business in the UK.

Ports and Terminals Update
World Cement collates key news stories to provide an update on the sector since our Ports and Terminals supplement in March.

Safe and Sound
Roland Bunse, REMBE GmbH, Germany, reveals the ins and outs of fire protection and explosion safety on elevators.

Project Management in Practice
Gregoire Lesecq and Alix Lambert, PEG, Switzerland, explains the importance of good project management.

Industrial Clinker Phases and their Microstructures: Part 3
Pinky Pandey & Ashwani Pahuja, National Council for Cement & Building Materials, and S. P. Pandey, Dalmia Cement, India, discuss the importance of microscopy in cement production. The first and second parts of this article were published in the August and September 2016 issues of World Cement.

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