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September 2019

The September issue of World Cement begins with a close look at North America with a reports on the Canadian cement industry and the North American Construction sector. The issue then moves on to cover a range topics, including: Chains, Explosion Prevention & Protection, Additives & Grinding Aids, Refactories & Thermography, XRD/XRF, Sampling Analysis & Lab Equipment, Air Pollution Control and more.


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Five Minutes... with Pablo Hofelich
CEO Business Unit Cement Technologies, thyssenkrupp Industrial Solutions

REGIONAL REPORT: US & CANADA

O Canada
Michael McSweeney, Cement Association of Canada, explains how Canadian cement and concrete is paving the way to carbon neutrality.

A Letter From North America
Dariana Tani, GlobalData, discusses the construction market in the US and Canada.

CHAINS

Here Comes The Chain Again
Jeff Scheirer, Cobalt Chains, explains forged and round link chains for the cement industry.

EXPLOSION PREVENTION & PROTECTION

Safety First
Vincent Grosskopf, Coal Mill Safety, explains how to stop the realisation of coal mill systems with incorrect fire and explosion protection.

ADDITIVES & GRINDING AIDS

A Concrete Shield
Dr Alexander V. Rusinoff, Kalmatron, examines the use of concrete as a radiation shielding material.

I Didn’t Know My Own Strength
Paolo Forni, Mapei SpA, considers a new class of strength enhancers.

REFRACTORIES & THERMOGRAPHY

By The Book
Larry Morley, HarbisonWalker International, discusses project management in greenfield cement plant projects. XRD/XRF.

SAMPLING ANALYSIS & LAB EQUIPMENT

Consistent Sustainability
Roger Meier, FLSmidth, reveals how Manaseer Cement put sustainable quality at the heart of its operations.

Getting To Know Your Materials
Peter Faulkner, Olympus Scientific Solutions, discusses portable XRD and XRF analysers.

Automation And Analysis
Michael Edwards and Robin Sheehy, Realtime Group, explain the importance of PGNAA technology in the cement industry.

AIR POLLUTION CONTROL

Clean And Green
Dr Martina Fantini, CLEANKER, discusses the reduction of CO2 emissions in the cement industry.

Cement Plants Become Fertilizer Producers
Dr Ralph Heinrich Ahrens explores a new approach to exploiting CO2 in exhaust gases.

GENERAL INTEREST

Leading The Way
World Cement talks with Armin Hauser, CEO of Pfister at FLSmidth, on the brand’s 125th anniversary.

Hope For Growth
Josep R. Fontana, Euroconstruct, presents an outlook for construction markets in Western Europe.


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