Final Properties of Building Chemistry Materials according to their Calcium Aluminate Content

The technical advantages of materials based on Ternal® White rich binders in comparison with Portland cement based binders are considered in present paper. Performance is explained in relation with the chemical composition, the nature of the hydrates and the microstruct...

Russian and CIS dry mixes market: current status and prospects

The article provides the analyses of Russian and CIS dry mixes market. The author points out the reducing in total number of dry mixes producers in Russia and the fall in growth rate from 45–60% to 24% in 2006. Large- scale enterprises actively expand production...

Russian white and coloured cements technology. To the 70th anniversary of white cement commercial production. Part 1

The article describes in short the history of the production of native white and colored clinkers and the organization of industrial production of ornamental cements.

Cement industry in Poland – 150-year-long history

The article describes Polish cement market and reviews equipment and technology, used at the country plants. Virtually all the cement (more than 98%) is produced by the dry process. In upgrading national plants much attention is paid to the environmental iss...

POLYTRACK® clinker cooler – an innovative and use-proven advanced technology

In designing a new Polysius clinker cooler engineers tried to substantially improve operational performance, operating factor and operating flexibility. The result of this ambitious and resource-consuming project was a «cooling system of the future», containing many inn...

Lateral LGD gear drive

Lateral LGD gear drive by MAAG Gear AG, Switzerland, whose representative in CIS is OOO Sventa Tehnik, is a innovative and use-proven solution, tested in many various cement ball mills. The article describes its design features, advantages and results obtained during it...

Electric equipment modernization: choosing optimum solution

The article is devoted to electric equipment modernization. It shows Siemens’ approach to problems of existing process equipment operation, a problem actual for many Russian enterprises. The author describes the ways of more efficient equipment usage considering the tod...

New QCX / BlendExpert developments

The article describes structure and operation of FLSmidth Automation QCX/BlendExpert systems, upgraded with a view of significant expansion of its functionality. It also describes the results, obtained after installation of the first such system in Australia.

Round-table meeting on OMZ company mining equipment

The article provides information on the round-table meeting on OMZ company mining equipment (October 11-12, St. Petersburg, Russia).

Cemtech 2007

On september 16-19, 2007 year another regular Cemntech conference organized by David Hargreaves, publisher of International Cement Review, was held in Prague (Czech Republic) . The programme of the conference was useful and interesting for the participants.

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