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November 2019

The November issue begins with a look the state of the cement industry across the Middle East and Mediterranean. The issue then moves to cover a range of topics, including: Materials Handling, Alternative Fuels, VRMs, Ball Mills & Roller Presses, Preheaters, Precalciners & Burners, Gears, Drives, Bearings & Motors, Lubricants and more. Of special note is the AUCBM AICCE24 Preview!


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Five Minutes... with Thomas Nagel
Chief Digital Officer and Technical & Operations Director, Claudius Peters

Middle East Perspective
Commissioning Editor Paul Maxwell-Cook looks at a region full of contrasting developments.

A Gold Standard
World Cement talks to Abdulmutaleb I. Behbehani, CEO of Kuwait Cement Co., on the company’s 50th anniversary.

An Early Mover
Erik Bonde Pedersen, FLSmidth, discusses how Algeria’s newest cement plant gives back to the local community.

Every Breath You Take
Kevin R Peterson and Adam Schrage, Vortex Global, explain aerated bin bottoms.

Any Spare Tyres
Brad Swenson, ECO Green Equipment, discusses a vision to change the tyre recycling industry.

SRF’s Up
World Cement talks to Lindner-Recyclingtech about one of the most modern solid-recovered fuel plants in Europe, operating 24/7, 365 days a year.

Proactive Performance
Todd Loudin and Tim Vogel, Flowrox, examine the Industrial Internet of Things for ball mills and filtration.

Under Pressure
Dr-Ing. Jörg Oligmüller, Kaushik Ghosh, and Dr-Ing. Andreas Packeisen, Köppern, discuss the protection of high-pressure grinding rolls.

Through The Mill
Nohman Mahmud, Dangote Group, discusses the optimisation of cement mills.

Seeing Through The Fog
Wataru Takemoto, H. Ikeuchi & Co. Ltd, presents an overview of a kiln cooling system.

A Whole New World
William E. Stuble, Design20FIRST LLC, discusses a revolution in rotary equipment.

Keep On Driving
Carlos Jorge, CMD Gears, explains a maintenance-focused solution for central driven cement and raw mills.

World Cement: AUCBM AICCE24 Preview
World Cement invited a range of key players from the global cement industry to showcase their businesses and expertise in the build-up to this year’s Arab International Cement Conference and Exhibition (AICCE) in Cairo.

Digging Deeper
Sarp Degirmenci, ExxonMobil, explains how lubricant selection can help overcome the challenges of modern quarry and mine site operations.

A New Horizon
M. Rovetta, CTP Team, examines waste heat recovery as a valid technology to extract heat from exhausted gases.

Bringing It To The Boil
K. Yasuhara, S. Yamamoto, T. Nozoe, R. Nakamura, and Y. Takenaka, Kawasaki, explain the operational results of a newly developed type of preheater boiler.

Hitting The Mark
Mark Mutter and Lawrie Evans, JAMCEM Consulting, explain further developments in plant benchmarking.

It Takes Two
Ludwig Bechteler, BHS Sonthofen, discusses the efficient production of dry building materials for the construction industry.

Cutting XRF Down To Size
Christelle Petiot, Hitachi High-Tech, explains the advantages of using benchtop XRF analysers in cement manufacturing.

Simple Is Efficient
World Cement spoke to LafargeHolcim about the Group’s approach to Health and Safety management.


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