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September 2021

The September issue of World Cement begins with an overview of the Central Asian Cement industry, before moving on to cover a range of topics, including: Crushing & Grinding, Kilns & Burners, Refractories, Drives & Motors, Green Cement, and more!

The September issue of World Cement also comes bundled with our Bulk Materials Handling Review (BMHR) Supplement! This special issue focuses entirely on materials handling technologies, with content topics ranging from storage solutions, to conveyors, stacking & reclaiming, and much more!

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Included in the September issue:
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REGIONAL REPORT: CENTRAL ASIA
Cement In Central Asia

Prashant Singh, CW Group, reviews the state of the cement and construction sectors in Central Asia.

CRUSHING & GRINDING
Focusing On The Factors For Success

Dr. Caroline Woywadt, Gebr. Pfeiffer, discusses the various factors that can impact the performance of VRMs and explains how operators can achieve optimum efficiency from their equipment.

California Crushing
Sathish Krishnamoorthy, FLSmidth, outlines how a new heavy-duty roller breaker helped to eliminate clinker crusher blockages at CalPortland’s Oro Grande plant.

KILNS & BURNERS
Taking Advantage Of AI

Liran Akavia, Seebo, explains how AI can help cement manufacturers to reduce emissions, whilst maintaining or even improving their production process efficiency and key business KPIs.

The Natural Choice
Unitherm outlines the benefits for cement producers converting to complete or partial natural gas firing.

REFRACTORIES
Getting The Most Out Of Maintenance

Lars Lindgren, Brokk Inc., and Heather Harding, Bricking Solutions, discuss how working with specialised equipment from innovative manufacturers can greatly increase productivity, safety and the overall quality of refractory maintenance.

Ready For Rapid Recovery & Repair
Herbert Hoenl, REFKO, explains how successful and long-lasting emergency rotary kiln repairs can be achieved, resulting in safer operation of the kiln until a planned shutdown can take place.

GEARS, DRIVES & MOTORS
The Benefits Of A Better Brush

Mathis Menzel, Menzel Elektromotoren, explains why cement producers should forgo brush-lifting devices for slip ring motors in favour of sourcing high-quality, application-specific brushes.

GREEN CEMENT
Greener Times Call For Greener Measures

Hans Conrads, PROMECON, suggests how measurement technologies can be optimised in order to achieve more ‘green’ cement production.

India: Striving For Sustainability
Dr. S. B. Hegde describes the major strides the Indian cement industry has recently taken towards achieving sustainability and a circular economy.

Strong And Sustainable
Riccardo Stoppa, GCP Applied Technologies, outlines the sustainable cement additive solutions that could help to protect the strength and performance of cement whilst curbing CO2 emissions.

Opting For Optimisation
Marco Rovetta, CTP Team, considers how cement producers could work towards achieving carbon neutrality, starting with the optimisation of existing plant equipment.

Wise About Waste
Jori Kaaresmaa, BMH Technology Oy, outlines the implementation of a waste-to-RDF production plant in Umm Al Quwain, United Arab Emirates.

FANS & BLOWERS
Modern Maintenance And Monitoring

The New York Blower Company details an innovative strategy for equipment management and maintenance that leverages robust fan design in combination with advanced remote monitoring systems and IIoT technologies.


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