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World Cement's Weekly Wrap: 8 June 2018

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A selection of some of the week's most popular stories from the team at World Cement.

What impact will tariffs have on the cement industry?

With the global trade back in the headlines, World Cement Editor, Jonathan Rowland, considers what impact the imposition of tariffs could have on the cement industry.

CRH announces organisational changes

CRH will group its Europe Lightside, Europe Distribution and Americas Products divisions into one new Building Products division, as well as exploring the sale of its Europe Distribution business.

Umm Bab starts production on fifth clinker line

Qatar National Cement’s Umm Bab plant has started clinker production on its fifth line, which was supplied by French engineering company, Fives.

Modernisation work at Martres-Tolosane starts

The first phase of modernisation works at LafargeHolcim’s Martres-Tolosane plant has been launched.

Gebr. Pfeiffer holds technical seminar in Turkey

Gebr. Pfeiffer hosted almost 50 customers at a recent technical seminar in Antalya, Turkey.

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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.


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