Russian cement industry in 2019

In 2019, 57.6 Mt of cement were produced in Russia. Cement was produced by 10 corporations, 51 cement plants, 3 grinding and mixing plants. Clinker in 2019 was produced on 30 dry process kilns, 107 wet process kilns and 3 kilns of the combined production method. About 6...

Cement market of Uzbekistan

Per capita cement consumption in Uzbekistan is expected to reach approximately 700 kg per year and then stabilize at approximately 400 kg. To meet the growing demand, a number of new facilities are already under construction in the country, and new claims for their cons...

Cement industry of the post­-Soviet countries today: an insider’s view

The journal Cement and its Applications regularly publishes packages of materials sent by existing cement plants and holding companies, or by companies at different stages of getting ready for cement production. In 2018, the situation in the industry demanded, first of ...

Interview with Owner and President of the AUMUND Group of Companies Franz-W. Aumund

Franz-W. Aumund, Owner and President of the AUMUND Group of Companies, in his interview highlighted the history of the group's development and told about his vision of its future.

Graphene: an opportunity for concrete

A unique set of properties of graphene, which is a layer of ordinary carbon just one atom thick, opens up many potential applications in various fields. In particular, graphene and materials related to it (GiMIOG) may be of interest as additives in binders. The ...

60 years of the ROTO-PACKER®: a success story

Nine former and current employees of HAVER & BOECKER company told about the ROTO-PACKER® packing machine.

Launch of the new cement production line of OOO TURON ECO CEMENT GROUP

In January 2020, in the village of Shursuv in the Uzbekistan district of the Ferghana region of Uzbekistan, the ceremonial launch of the new cement production line of OOO TURON ECO CEMENT GROUP with an annual design capacity of 600 kt took place. It being commissioned, ...

Looking for the future: what a cement plant will look like in the near future

The cement plants of the near future are described. Their characteristic features will be a much more efficient use of resources and energy (including due to an increase in the use of alternative fuels and raw materials), a lower share of clinker in cement, the ...

Experience of obtaining an integrated environmental permit by AO Iskitimcement

In 2019, one of the largest manufacturers of cement in Siberia, AO Iskitimcement was included in the list of companies that were the first in the country to receive the integrated environmental permit (IEP). The company, which turned 85 in October 2019, is const...

Spinosphere Technology – an advanced technology to improve cement rotary kiln brick properties

Basic refractory linings for cement rotary kiln contain additionally to magnesia an additive that improves the brick flexibility. These additives that are normally minerals of the spinel group contain quite high levels of Al2O3 and Fe2O3. With increasing amount negative...

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