Strong pricing ambition for 2022

In 2021 a number of reasons led to the change of pricing paradigm within the World cement industry. In 2022 the industry expects volume growth of nearly +5.4% excluding China (+1% including China). In a context of skyrocketing cost inflation, the...

Changes in the regulatory documentation for cements

A number of issues related to the termination of GOST 10178-85 "Portland cement and Portland slag cement. Technical Conditions" are being discussed. Some of the requirements contained in it are not reflected in the standards, which are introduced again or cont...

Cement production at AO Qizilqumsement

AO Qizilqumsement is the leading cement enterprise in the Republic of Uzbekistan. The plant is located near Navoi city. Advanced technology and modern equipment with high level of automation of the cement production process are used at the enterprise. Today three operat...

Using satellites to collect data on cement production

Data on changes in the cement production index at companies in Germany, France, Italy, the UK and Spain during 2019 and 2020 are presented. The data is obtained using infrared images transmitted from an artificial Earth satellite and processed using an algorithm created...

Online-service “Partner's Personal Account” of AKKERMANN CEMENT

AKKERMANN CEMENT has implemented and launched a new online-service "Partner's Personal Account". The clients of the company appreciated the extended functionality, information richness, 24/7 accessibility and unique features of realtime cargo delivery trac...

Yakutcement turns 50

In September 2021 the northernmost enterprise of the Vostokcement Group of Companies, AO PO Yakutcement celebrated its 50th anniversary. It is the only cement production facility in the Republic of Sakha (Yakutia). The plant is actively modernizing the technolog...

Specifics of design estimate documentation development for cement plant projects in Russia

In order to get permission for building an enterprise it is necessary to get an approval of the design documentation from FGU Glavgosekspertiza RF. The analysis of the experience of OOO North-Western Design and Engineering Company in the design of industrial facilities ...

Effect of technological additives on the characteristics of cement powders

The paper considers the influence of technological additives introduced during cement grinding on fineness and rheological characteristics of cement powders. The mobility of the powder was evaluated by the mass of the material passed through the sieve and the Hausner in...

Automated solution of the problems of loose material hang-up in industrial facilities

Automated systems of pneumatic caving of loose materials ISTA 3 and ISTA 4, produced by OOO NPP ISTA (Saint-Petersburg) have been helping the enterprises of Russia, the CIS countries and the EU get rid of bridging and overhanging of hard-flowing materials in sil...

Highly efficient shredding of waste in RDF production

Nowadays, cement manufacturers are increasingly feeding refuse-derived fuels not only to the main burner, but also to the preheater. The material for the latter does not have to have the same particle size as is needed in the main burner. What is more, the calorific val...

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