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September 2020

The September issue of World Cement begins with a review of the US Cement sector before moving on to cover a range of news, plant projects/upgrades, and technical articles. Topics covered include: Sampling & Analysis, Kilns & Burners, Crushing, Sizing & Quarrying, Conveying, and more.

Also this month, you can access Bulk Materials Handling Review (BMHR) a special supplement focusing on all things ‘materials handling’ in the cement sector.

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Included in the September issue:
The BMHR 2020 supplement - view your free issue here.




Update On The US
CW Group provides an overview of the US cement sector and forecasts how it is likely to recover in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic.

Upgrade In Arizona
Alan Simmons, CalPortland, recounts the stage 1 cyclone replacement project that recently took place at the Rillito cement plant, Arizona.


X-ray Analysis
Peter Faulkner, Olympus, explains how XRD and XRF technologies could be key to meeting modern cement production demands.

Quality In Adversity
Nepalese cement companies face an uphill struggle in their daily task of turning limestone into quality cement. One of them, Riddhi Siddhi Cement, has turned to technology to help, as Varun Mazumdar, FLSmidth, explains.


World Cement Interview – A Century In Cement
David Bizley, Editor of World Cement, sat down with Daniel Julien, CEO of Fives Pillard, to discuss the company’s 100th anniversary and the secrets to success in today’s cement industry.

Selecting The Correct Kiln Shell Material
Bill Hankes, A–C Equipment, considers the best material selection for kiln, cooler, and dryer applications, in terms of cost and material strength.


Staying Smart
Mike Isherwood, Doosan Infracore, introduces a range of new smart machinery solutions for the cement industry.

Like It Or Lump It
Becky Schmidt and Chris Foeller, Williams Patent Crusher and Pulverizer Co., Inc., discuss budget-friendly, space-saving solutions to prevent oversized material or lumps occurring in finished cement products.


Something For Everyone
Mapelli Giuseppe, Bedeschi SpA, outlines the different types of conveyors proven to suit the needs of a range of cement plants and manufacturers.

Hide And Seek
Franklin Moore, Flexco USA, explains how operators can uncover the conveyor issues hiding in their cement plants.

Cutting Costs And Losses
Cristian Muriel, SATAREM, explains how the development of a modern dosing and pneumatic transport system could reduce manufacturing costs and material losses in conveying processes, while helping cement producers meet strict emission standards.

An Alternative Achievement
Joe Dos Santos, Dos Santos International, discusses how the company’s conveyor systems are able to efficiently deliver and handle alternative fuel sources for the cement production process.


Taking Steps Towards A New Normal
With increasing CO2 abatement pressures facing the cement industry, Sebastian Reiter, Patrick Schulze, Ken Somers and Thomas Czigler, McKinsey, discuss the steps companies can take towards decarbonisation and reinvention.

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