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CALCINER TYPES

According to books on cement, there are three types of calciner: In-Line calciner, Off-Line calciner & Separate -Line calciner. According to FLSmidth, there are two types of calciner: In-Line and Separate-Line calciner. There is no definitions or classifications for calciner.

Cooler Options

Paul Maxwell-Cook’s Industry Insight looks at developments in clinker cooler technology

Collaborating for Change

What was the purpose of creating the World Cement Association (WCA)?

LafargeHolcim divests Holcim Indonesia

LafargeHolcim has signed an agreement with Semen Indonesia for the disposal of its entire shareholding of 80.6% in Holcim Indonesia. On a 100% basis, this has an enterprise value of US$1.75 billion.

Some outstanding issues in cement industry recent year

2018 is the great year of Vietnam’s cement industry. Then we will review some outstanding issues in cement industry recent year, besides strengthen, there are still weakness.

Vicem report the result of doing tasks in 2018 and set out plans in 2019

Vietnam Cement Industry Corporation (Vicem) has already held a conference for announcement of result in doing tasks in 2018 and set out plans in 2019.

Vietnam expected capacity of cement is 90 Mt in 2019

According to Global Cement, up to December of 2018, China will become largest cement manufacturer in the world with capacity of 1.484 Mt/y, next is India and Vietnam with 437 Mt/y and 148 Mt/y relatively.

Taking the heat

Given the need to reduce carbon emissions, protect the environment, and reduce fossil fuel consumption, waste heat recovery (WHR) is becoming increasingly important. Green’s has completed recent WHR projects that have required the design, manufacture, and installation of applications in all corners of the world. These have included sugar cane processing plants in the warmest parts of Australia, pulp and paper mills operating in the coldest parts of Finland, and projects for energy producers and petrochem companies. Green’s has also supplied to cement plants around the world, including Shree Cement in India, Cadcime in Switzerland, Tosoh in Japan, and DG Khan Cement in Pakistan

Siam City Cement signed cooperation of biodiversity conversation

Recently, Siam City Cement Group known as INSEE, officially has signed International Union for the Conversation of Nature (IUCN) at head office in Thailand to cooperate to protect environment in order to conserve biodiversity for all areas where it is operating, including Vietnam.

New production lines be approved for Long Son cement plant

Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc has approved an upgrade to the Long Son cement plant in Thanh Hoa province. The plant will have two new production lines with a total production capacity of 2.3Mt/yr, according to the Viet Nam News newspaper.

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