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China drags on global cement consumption growth

China will drag down average cement consumption growth over the next five years, as the country continues to battle overcapacity, counterbalancing a rosier outlook elsewhere.



Verder Scientific: Solutions for the cement industry

CARBOLITE GERO, ELTRA, RETSCH and RETSCH Technology offer high-quality solutions for heat treatment, elemental analysis, sample preparation and particle sizing of a vast range of products in the cement industry.

 

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Impasse in Limerick

Irish Cement’s plans to cofire alternative fuels at its Mungret cement plant have met with stiff local opposition. Local journalist, Nick Rabbitts, explains why.


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Evaluating Surface Treatment

Doug Millington-Smith, Freeman Technology, UK, discusses the influence of the surface treatment of cement powders on their flow properties.

Taking the High Road

Amy Duncan, Dos Santos International, USA, discusses the sandwich belt high angle conveyor, and its application in the cement industry.

Finding Solid Ground

Alan Simmons, CalPortland, USA, describes the construction of a storage dome in difficult ground conditions to house bulk cement imports at the Port of Anchorage.

Seal of approval

Zhang Jie and Gavin Ding, Nanjing Zhongcai Cement Spare Parts Co., China, explain how the sealing device is one of the most important components of a rotary kiln.

Working with waste: part 3

World Cement profiles the semi-finalists in the NRG COSIA Carbon XPRIZE offering solutions for greener concrete.

Working with waste: part 2

World Cement profiles the semi-finalists in the NRG COSIA Carbon XPRIZE offering solutions for greener concrete.