Cement industry in Turkey

Turkey is one of the largest producers and exporters of cement in the world. In 2018, 70.3 Mt of clinker and 72.5 Mt of cement were produced in the country; 5.9 Mt of clinker and 7.5 Mt of cement were exported. All full-cycle plants produce cement by the dry method. The...

On the balance of interests of power generation and industry

The reform of the power generation industry of the Russian Federation provided for a significant reduction in the scope of state regulation of prices (tariffs) for electricity. However, the initial goals of reforms in the industry were not achieved. Today, the r...

Interview with Chairman of the Board of Directors of OOO YUGPK A.A. Selyavko and General Director of OOO YUGPK K.M. Morozov

On December 26, 2018 OOO South Ural Mining & Processing Company (YUGPK) announced the purchase of 77% of the voting shares of PAO Gornozavodsk-Cement. Both plants with a total annual production capacity of more than 4 Mt of cement became part of the Akkerman...

Value addition to carbon dioxide emitted from the cement kilns

Emission of carbon dioxide is one of the most serious environmental concerns of the cement industry. Various steps have been taken by the industry to reduce the specific emission of carbon dioxide but with all the measures it appears that the industry would not succeed ...

Build-ups and blockages: prevention the deterrent

A descaling system developed by Cardox International, called Cardox and using liquid CO2 under high pressure, is becoming increasingly common in cement production. Currently, Cardox tubes are installed in approximately 120 cement plants, including those owned by the wor...

Gas bypassing in short kilns with suspension preheaters

Gas bypassing is an important way to protect against scale buildup in cyclone preheaters of short dry process kilns. In recent years its use grew, with the increasing use of alternative fuels containing a large amount of chlorine. The content of the latter in gases sign...

On durability of antifriction bearings

Schaeffler, the international corporate group with the headquarters in Germany, in addition to products for automobiles, manufactures antifriction and eye bearings for any cement equipment, as well as lubricants for antifriction bearings and maintenance and diagnostics ...

Installation for grinding granulated blast furnace slag

The energy-efficient and flexible COMFLEX® grinding system developed by KHD Humboldt Wedag consists of a roller press and static and dynamic separators. The design of the plant provides a full separation of the separation and grinding processes, which makes for achievin...

Optimise the cement as well as the mill

Upgrading cement mills, companies typically seek to increase their production rate and reduce energy consumption. Often these considerations do not cover the properties of the product, but those are of key importance to the consumer and must also be upgraded. The qualit...

Effective chemical additives for cement production

The Sintez OKA - Construction Chemicals company (previously - Sintez OKA - Intensive), part of the Sintez OKA group, celebrated its 10th anniversary in Q1 2019. Chemical additives for cements produced on the basis of Russian raw materials appeared 10 years ago a...

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