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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.


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Taking the High Road

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

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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.

 

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Working with waste: part 3

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

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Working with waste: part 2

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

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Working with waste: part 1

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


More Special reports news

White cement demand to grow to 2021

Demand for white cement is projected to grow at an average of 3% per year to 2021, as rising purchasing power in emerging economics boost demand for the premium production.

Rising to the challenge

Michael McSweeney, Cement Association of Canada, explores the Canadian cement industry, and looks at how it is dealing with the climate change challenge.

Taking the heat

Sabrina Santarossa, Turboden, Italy, examines Organic Rankin Cycle technology as a solution to heat recovery in cement plants.

Good Timing in Texas: Part 1

Giuliamaria Meriggi, Boldrocchi USA, details a recent turnkey project completed at Buzzi Unicem USA’s Maryneal cement plant in Texas.