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Optimising Cooler Operation

Valentina Bordei, thyssenkrupp, discusses the optimisation of clinker coolers to meet industry demands for energy efficiency and low maintenance.


World Cement's July issue is now online

The July issue of World Cement begins by reviewing a range of industry topics, including: Maintenance, Pyroprocessing, Conveying, & Digitalisation.


Fuelling The Future

Skourides I. and Petrou S., Vassiliko Cement, and Akritopoulos M. P. and Abbas T., Cinar, discuss an innovative project at the Vasilliko cement plant, using MI-CFD analysis to reduce NOx emissions generated in the calciner.


Refractory Rescue

Wouter Garot, SILICON, describes how moveable anchoring systems could benefit the refractory industry by reducing installation and repair work and offer improved corrosion resistance for refractory materials.


In Full Flow

Hans Georg Conrads, PROMECON, outlines how gas flow can be better controlled and handled in the grinding and pyro processes in order to improve the efficiency of cement production.


Bringing The Best Of Both

Dirk Schmidt, KIMA Process Control, explains how to best combine artificial intelligence and predictive advanced control for fully autonomous grinding control.


Cement Plant Superfans

Dr John Irons, Halifax Fan UK, and Diane Wang, Halifax Fan China, provide an overview of how clinker cooler and sinter fans operate in cement plants.


Uncovering the True Cost

Nathan Schindler, Evonik Corp. and Keith Ogilvie, National Filter Media Corporation, examine the true cost of ownership of cement plant baghouses.


The May issue of World Cement is now online

This issue is packed with an array of technical articles, as well as including a comprehensive overview of the Chinese cement and construction sector.


AI powering the future of cement

Henry Guo, Petuum, outlines how companies can adapt to Industry 4.0 and get to grips with AI in cement manufacturing.


On the road to digitalisation

Mark Yseboodt, Siemens, investigates some of the cornerstone technologies of the cement industry’s digital future.


Squeaky Clean

Pierre-Marie Maurice, Total Lubrifiants, explains how downtime and production loss can be avoided when cleaning open-gears in cement plants.