Cement Industry in the USA

In 2018, 73 of 122 cement kilns at U.S. companies were equipped with cyclone preheaters and calciners. Only 9 wet process kilns remained in the industry, while in the mid-1970s there were more than half of the total. The average specific energy consumption in 2018 decre...

Environmental Ranking of Cement

Due to the significant impact of CO2 emissions on climate change, cement manufacturers are making efforts to reduce those at their plants. To make it easier for authorities and the public to evaluate the results of these efforts, a method is proposed for rating cement, ...

Preparation for a Comprehensive Environmental Permit and Implementation of the Best Available Techniques at the Cement Plant in Novogurovsky Settlement

According to environmental legislation, by the end of 2024, all cement producers in Russia should switch to the best available technologies (BAT). The HeidelbergCement branch in Novogurovsky, a modern facility, is preparing to be among the first to bring product...

BAT Requirements for the Cement Industry: NOx Reduction

The paper describes the requirements of the best available technologies (BAT) to cement plants for indicators of emissions of pollutants into the air, in particular, nitrogen oxides (NOx). Ways to reduce concentrations/emissions of NOx are offered, the m...

In-plant transportation. Topical collection

In this issue of the journal we publish a special section "In-plant transportation". Here you will find information on various types of conveyors and elevators; belts, chains and other components of transport equipment; design and calculations of transporting ...

Technologies for the Use of Alternative Fuels in the Production of Cement

Co-processing rates vary significantly between individual EU member countries, depending on an interaction of different factors (in particular the availability of high-quality waste streams for the cement industry). The use of alternative fuels in Russia is at a...

Using Electrostatic Precipitators to Meet Future European Emission Standards

Electrostatic precipitators are widely used to capture particulate matter and flue gases in various industries. High efficiency and reliability made these dust collectors the main tool for cleaning large amounts of dusty gases with high temperature. However, tougher req...

Modern Clinker Cooling Technology

The paper describes the principles of operation, design features and operational characteristics of the 5th generation high-performance no-spill ETA dry cooler from Claudius Peters (Germany), which occupies a leading position in the process of cement clinker coo...

OAO Kant Cement Plant: Modernization in the Interests of the Consumer

In 2015–2019 at the Kant Cement Plant a number of projects aimed primarily at satisfying consumer demand and ensuring high quality of the plant's products were implemented. The main results of the modernization were an increase in the sales of bagged cement, lower d...

New Unmolded Refractories for the Cement Industry

The article presents the technical solutions of AO Bo­rovichi Refractories Plant on the use of dry concrete mixes for lining cement rotary kilns and allied equipment. The stages of development and ongoing research are described. A brief description of products designed ...

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