Russian cement industry in 2019

The article analyzes the state of the cement industry in Russia in 2019. Cement production in that year (57.7 Mt) was 7.6% higher than in 2018. The capacities of new plants of dry and combined processes were put into operation. The share of cement produced b...

The market of dry building mortars in Russia: a rapid growth and its causes

In 2018 and 2019, the output of modified dry building mortars (DBM) in Russia increased by 4% (up to 9.6 Mt) and 5-6% (exceeding 10 Mt), respectively. The article considers three options for forecasting the DBM market trends in the next 3...

Launch of a new cement plant in Namangan

On July 10, 2019 a process line of the modern dry method of production with design capacity of 300 kt per year was launched at the new cement plant in Namangan (Uzbekistan) – OOO Namangancement, owned by OOO Leasing Bonus. The first products were manufactured in...

Plant modernization and new refractories for the cement industry

The article describes a new modern complex for the production of magnesia materials and refractories, to be commissioned at the Satka production site of the Magnezit group in 2020. The process divisions of the new complex and their location are indicated, the range of p...

High-chromium alloys in the manufacture of liner plates for ball mills

Liner plates made of high-chromium alloy developed by the specialists of OOO Metallurg-Proekt were tested in single-chamber ball mills grinding high-abrasive material. It was established that after the operating time of 15,000 machine hours, the liner plates are qui...

From virtuality to reality

The experience with a new version of the ROMIX® expert quality management system for raw meal from KHD Humboldt Wedag (KHD) (Germany) at the Pervomaisky plant (part of OAO Novoros-Cement managed by OOO Gazmetallproekt) is described. During the de...

Dome-shaped warehousing complexes for bulk materials

Designs and main advantages of monolithic dome-shaped warehouses for storing bulk and semi-finished products are described, in comparison with bulk warehouses of traditional design. In particular, the area occupied by warehousing complexes with dome-shaped warehouses is...

Pulsating nozzle systems to combat buildup and overhang of bulk materials

Pneumotech pulsating nozzle systems manufactured by Pneumotech (Russia) can effectively eliminate the overhangs of hard-flowing lumpy and powdery materials in bins, hoppers and other process equipment installed at cement and other industries. The advantages of t...

Modernization of cement mills at OOO Dyckerhoff Korkino Cement

During the modernization of two cement mills by Magotteaux S.A. (Belgium) at OOO Dyckerhoff Korkino Cement, a plant of SLK Cement managed as part of the Eastern Division of Dyckerhoff controlled by Buzzi Unicem international corporation, the milling equipment an...

Improving the design of air mechanisms of pneumatic chamber pumps

The new design of the air mechanism for pneumatic chamber pumps (PCP), designed to work as a part of pneumatic conveying lines of fine-grained bulk materials is described, differing from the known ones by being simpler. In the proposed design, the number of air ...

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