Waste derived fuel in the cement industry: higher profitability in view of environmental requirements

Advantages of solid recovered fuels (SRF) in cement clinker burning systems and factors influencing the effectiveness of using SRF are described. The equipment for processing solid household waste into SRF by BMH Technology Oy, Finland, is presented. Solid Envir...

Grinding process optimization with the modular vertical roller mill

As a world-wide leader in grinding solutions for the cement industry and understanding the changing needs of cement producers and how to tailor solutions to meet those needs. Optimizing output, improving efficiency, and reducing CO2 emissions while keeping investment c...

Inerting as a way of preventing accidents in an explosive atmosphere with combustible dust.

To prevent fires and explosions in the workplace when working with combustible dust (for example, coal dust), emergency inerting systems are used. Their work is automatically initiated if the concentra- tions of methane, carbon monoxide or oxygen, or the permiss...

Production of clinker and cement using crushed concrete waste.

Old and crushed concrete structures, which have become construction wastes, have a significant impact on the environment. Fine fractions formed in crushing them (mainly as sand) are difficult to reuse for concrete. Laboratory studies have shown that it is possib...

Transition to low carbon cement-based construction – imperatives and obstacles.

Construction sector is large, multi-dimensional and predominant user of natural resources and energy. It is also responsible for emission of a large quantity of carbon dioxide, as it is dependent on materials like cement, steel, glass, polymers, etc. It is imperative th...

Ukrainian cement industry. Results of operations in the 1st quarter of 2018.

In Q1 2018 1,269.2 kt of cement and 1,050.3 kt of clinker were produced by enterprizes — members of Ukrcement Association, which is 13.2 and 9.8% less than in Q1 2017, respectively. In January—March 2018 the country exported 24.2 kt of clinker and 70.8 kt of cement;...

Incoming control of chemical additives at cement plants

The article deals with the identification of chemical additives to cement (CAC) supplied to cement plants. New methods of incoming control of CAC using IR spectrometers and additional quality indicators are proposed

F.I. Galchev is 55

F.I. Galchev is 55

Cement production technology: principles and practice

Cement production technology: principles and practice

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