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Cement 2024 – stagflation

Imran Akram, IA Cement, provides a summary of the Cement 2024 research report, which details expected trends, risks, and trade flows for the cement industry in 2024.

Mix It Up

Steve Fair, Haver & Boecker Niagara, gives tips for combining screen media to achieve maximum screening and sizing efficiency.


Making The Most Out Of Machine Learning

Ali Hasan R., ThroughPut Inc., outlines three ways cement manufacturers can use artificial intelligence and machine learning to boost output and efficiency.

The Importance Of Volume

Jeff Shelton, Logan Shelton, and James Smith, Dracyon, explain the importance of air cannons and how they must be updated to be sufficient for today’s cement industry.

Increasing AF usage at the kiln

Dr. Klaus Eichas and Christian Helmreich, ROCKTEQ, and Dr. Hubert Baier, WhiteLabel-TandemProjects e.U., explain the importance of drying alternative fuels and their impact on cement production.

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Bringing Equilibrium Back To Alloys

Wouter Garot, SILICON, examines the role of bright solution annealing in extending the lifetime of crucial components.

Breaking the cycle of silo buildup

Brad Pronschinske, Martin Engineering, explains how the effective use of air cannons can remedy silo buildup and clogging issues, avoiding lost production and increasing safety.

The unstoppable drive to diversity

The modern cement industry is moving forwards with technology development to decarbonise while remaining productive, but the profile of its people must also evolve for the future, explain Roze Wesby, Holcim, and Marie O’Grady-Hills, ABB.

Powering sustainable production in Pali

S. K. Gupta, UltraTech Cement Ltd, and Ashok Kumar Dembla, KHD Humboldt Wedag India Pvt Ltd, offer some details on their collaboration at Ultratech’s Pali plant, outlining the facility’s sustainability goals and the equipment that will help it reach them.

Success with SCR

Scheuch discusses the first implementation of a custom selective catalytic reduction (SCR) tail-end tower at Industria Cementi Giovanni Rossi S.p.A.

Smart thinking, smart grinding

Rupert Kirchner, Cemtec-Digital, explains how data science is being harnessed to unleash the potential of smart grinding solutions.