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October 2021

The October issue of World Cement begins with a review of the Canadian cement sector’s role in the path towards zero carbon concrete. The issue then moves on to cover technical features, including: Low Carbon Cement Technology, Grinding & Milling, Preheaters & Precalciners, Clinker Cooling & Conveying, Lubrication, and Air Pollution Control.

Included with the October issue is the inaugural issue of our World Cement Technology (WCT) supplement, which is dedicated to cutting-edge technologies at the forefront of cement manufacture.

This month's front cover is brought to you by Cementir Holding.


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Contents


Included in the October issue:
The WCT2021 supplement - view your free issue here.


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REGIONAL REPORT: CANADA
10 On The Path To Zero Carbon Concrete

Adam Auer, Cement Association of Canada, outlines the path towards zero carbon concrete and highlights the Canadian cement sector’s role in this journey.

LOW CARBON CEMENT TECHNOLOGY
16 Thinking About The Future Of Cement

World Cement spoke with Cementir Holding’s Chairman & CEO and experts to discover the company’s plans to abate its environmental impact and guarantee a role for cement in the future of construction.

GRINDING & MILLING
21 From Compact To Modular

Dr. R. Krammer, W. Kulagin, & T. Thiel, LOESCHE GmbH, explain how compact cement plants were enhanced to become faster, more flexible, and capable of meeting the growing challenges of global cement markets.

PREHEATERS & PRECALCINERS
25 Gearing Up For Decarbonisation

Tahir Abbas and Michalis Akritopoulos, Cinar Ltd., explore the use of hydrogen fuel as a route to decarbonising cement production.

CLINKER COOLING & CONVEYING
29 A New Lease Of Life

Jaco Harmzen, SKF, outlines the factors that cement producers should consider when looking to extend the service life of clinker pan conveyor bearings.

35 Just Add Water
Armin Möck, Lechler, explains how cement producers could benefit from emergency water injections in the clinker cooler in order to control increased gas temperatures.

LUBRICATION
39 Weighing Up The Options

Markus Burbach, Klüber Lubrication, reviews advances in open gear lubrication and provides a guide for choosing the right technology to optimise reliability and asset utilisation.

AIR POLLUTION CONTROL
45 Getting The Green Light

Nathan Schindler, Evonik Corporation, shows how plant operators can clean up cement plant filter performance through the use of an instant baghouse check-up system.

49 Boosting Output With Better Bags
Brad Currell, SOLAFT, provides a case study showing how innovative filter bag design and customised solutions can improve cement plant operational efficiency and reduce maintenance costs.

54 Ingenious Solutions To Difficult Solutions
Eduardo Sauto, GORCO, reviews dedusting solutions for two common sources of diffuse dust emissions in cement plants.

58 A Breath Of Fresh Air – Air Pollution Control Q&A
World Cement spoke to experts in the air pollution control sector to gather their views on a range of topics facing the cement industry. Contributions come from: Evonik Corporation, RD42 Engineering, & W.L. Gore & Associates.


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