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October 2018

The October issue of World Cement features a regional report on Turkey and Central Asia, as well as technical articles on a wide rage of topics, including modular grinding plants, silo optimization, the production and processing of alternative fuels, logistics and dispatch, kiln hotspot control, mercury control, the use of grinding aids to reduce prehydration in vertical roller mills, and corrosion prevention.

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Crises, Challenges and Ambitions
Contributing Editor, Paul Maxwell-Cook, looks initially at Turkey, and then, further to the east, at Central Asia.

A First for Turkey
Sabrina Santarossa, Turboden, discusses the development of the first waste heat recovery plant in Turkey.

CAPEX Considerations
Javier Martinez-Goytre and Pablo Polanco Bengoetxea, GlobBULK, analyse CAPEX considerations of various engineering options when establishing a modular grinding plant.

Modularity Plus Tailor-Made Design
Eduardo Granados, Cemengal, outlines the development of the company as a provider of modular plants around the world.

Optimising Clinker Silos
Martin Wuerth, Wuerth Consulting Engineers, discusses the possibilities of economically optimising clinker silos.

When Waste Isn’t Waste
Daniel Wresnik, UNTHA, explores the engineering innovations that support continued progress in the cement world.

Intelligent Energy Management
Linder-Recyclingtech discusses the launch of a new shredder with intelligent energy management.

China’s Battle Against Climate Change
Kristian Batista, BMH Techonology Oy, outlines the implementation of a solid recovered fuel production plant.

Success in Southeast Asia
Leo Carnevale, Ventomatic, FLSmidth, outlines the development of a new automatic truck loader.

Customer-Centric Digital Solutions
Ahmed Mukerji, Lafarge Iraq, and Nino Stölzel, Schenck Process Europe, discuss how the smooth delivery of cement impacts the success of construction projects.

Truck Solutions
Josep Barrera, VIDMAR, explains how to optimise customer service in cement plants with automatic dispatch systems.

Avanti Cosi!
Jonathan Rowland, World Cement Editor, visited WAMGROUP’s headquarters and new Technical Centre.

Developing Coating Not Hotspots
Dirk Schmidt and Sebastian Ruettgers, KIMA Process Control GmbH, and Heinz Knopfel, Argos Cement US, describe the controlled cooling of kiln hotspots with water spray.

Monitoring Mercury
Felix Bartknecht and Florian Greiter, SICK AG, examines the challenge of mercury emissions – and possible solutions.

Reducing Prehydration
Jeffrey Thomas and Joshua Detellis, GCP Applied Technologies, explain the use of grinding aids to reduce cement prehydration.

Resisting Wear & Corrosion
Ryan Evans, The Timken Co., explores how bearing coatings can bring big savings to cement plants.

Five Minutes With... Bill Wagner
Vice President of US Operations, Cementos Argos.

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