CEMBUREAU — cement and energy markets in Europe and in the world

An overview of global cement market and information on cement and construction markets in Europe is provided. Corresponding country by country analysis and forecasts for Europe is given. World oil, coal and petcoke markets dynamics is shown.

Cement & clinker flows from the Med Rim: overview of 2019 and first 2020 quarter evolution

The paper provides data on cement and clinker export from the Mediterranean region whereby about 90% belongs to the ten leading exporting countries (Turkey, Spain, Greece, Portugal, Italy, Morocco, Algeria, Tunisia, Croatia and Albania). In 2019 they exported 43.6 milli...

Concrete deterioration – manifestations and mechanisms

Concrete is a dynamic material that changes continuously with time. At the same time, it remains exposed to external environment during its service life. 

Shipping and delivery of Smikom cement plants products

The paper provides information of the main markets, shipment and delivery terms to main consumers of Smikom's cement enterprise products. The products of Serebryanskii Cement Plant are delivered in bulk and are mainly transported in trucks. At Achinsk Cement Plant, abou...

Proximity to the customer is the key to smooth operations in extraordinary conditions

The new working conditions associated with both the coronavirus and the general economic downturn are a serious challenge even for businesses with a century-old history. For global companies operating around the world, the main thing is to maintain stability of the supp...

Schurovsky cement plant turns 150 years old

In 2020, the Schurovsky cement plant of LafargeHolcim Russia, the oldest of the existing Russian cement companies, will be 150 years old. The plant produces three general construction types of cement and is the only manufacturer of white cement in the country. In 2011, ...

X-ray diffraction analysis for analytical control in modern cement production: a comprehensive approach

The article discusses the current trends in the development of X-ray diffraction analysis of cement products to solve the issues of process control. The article defines the main objectives of the XRD and draws the requirements for analytical systems, providing the neces...

Thermography at the heart of cement production lines

Thermography imaging systems, including Kiln Shell Scanners and Kiln/Cooler Cameras, are more and more used to monitor the temperature of areas which are critical for the safety and the quality of the cement manufacturing process. To provide efficient support to plant o...

In-line particle size analysis of cement for the automated control of the grinding system separator operation in a closed cycle, implementation experience

ITECA SOCADEI installed 2 in-line particle size analyzers at South-Urals Mining and Processing company (SUMPC) in Novotroitsk. It was the first experience for the company of in-line particle size analysis implementation in Russia. ITECA SOCADEI expanded the capabilities...

Improving operational efficiency and bottom-line profitability using online elemental analysis

Plant operators are facing economic challenges to improve plant efficiency and increase bottom line profitability daily, whilst at the same time, dealing with more complex and variable ore types. Improved control of raw meal feed and inventory control in real time has b...

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