Cement industry in the Kyrgyz Republic

The article provides data on the cement assortment and its production, export, and import in the Republic of Kyrgyzstan. The total production capacity of cement enterprises in Kyrgyzstan increased by 500 kt (up to 2 million tons) in 2017-2019.

Proprietary power plants at industrial enterprises: factors and aspects of development

Constructing proprietary electrical power generating plants is one of the more significant, though costly, ways for industrial enterprises to improve energy efficiency. Such a solution is becoming increasingly popular and much-in-demand over the last few years. Several ...

Interview with Dinah McLeod, Chief Executive of the Global Cement and Concrete Association

Dinah McLeod, Chief Executive of the Global Cement and Concrete Association, in her interview told about the basic problems and objectives facing the cement and concrete industry and the core work areas of the association.

LafargeHolcim in Russia: quality control in cement production and material research

The article covers quality control in cement production at the Volsk, Ferzikovo and Schurov plants of LafargeHolcim Russia, and operations of its R&D center in Moscow. All four organizations are part of the LafargeHolcim group of companies. LafargeHolcim's laborator...

Quality management system at OOO Asia Cement

The article describes Asia Cement’s QMS providing information on in-process quality assurance: process control, methods, and frequency of sampling and analysis, testing procedures, and equipment used for those purposes. Strict quality control procedures, high competence...

Slantsy cement plant CESLA celebrates 60th anniversary

HeidelbergCement's CESLA cement plant in Slantsy, Russia celebrates its 60th anniversary on December 30, 2020. Numerous investment projects are being implemented at the enterprise. This year CESLA became the first cement plant in Russia to organize a mobile concrete...

Use of alternative fuels and alternative raw materials in Turkish cement sector

Cement sector in Turkey as in all over the world replaces the primary fuels and raw materials with the wastes conforming to acceptance criteria. Wastes with calorific value are used instead of conventional fuels. Wastes with mineral value are used for lime, which is the...

Novel approach to implementing the EPC projects

From 1999 to present days CBMI Construction Co Ltd (CBMI) has built more than 60 new cement "turn key" plants. The article describes the features of the company specialized approach to implementing (engineering, procurement, construction, EPC) ...

Wound rotor motor start-up

Powerful fans, pumps, mills, and crushers are driven by wound-rotor induction motors. Such motors' design current, with no accelerating resistor, can be seven times its starting current. It can be harmful to both supply mains and the motor's service life. Starte...

New generation cylindrical gear reducers for cement equipment

The article describes trends in technical improvement of multistage cylindrical reducers used in drives in the cement and other heavy industries. An interactive method for optimizing geometric parameters of such reducers is proposed. Increasing teeth hardness requires a...

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