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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.

Vietnam half-year sales rise to 34.16Mt

Vietnam’s cement sales rose six per cent YoY to 34.16Mt in the first half of this year, meeting 47.4 per cent of the year’s plan, the Vietnam Building Material Association under the Ministry of Construction said. Of the volume, 25.97Mt were sold at the domestic market, up six per cent YoY and 8.19Mt were exported, the Thoi Bao Kinh Te Vietnam newspaper reported, citing the association.

Nghi Son Cement allowed to continue fly ash imports

According to Vietnam News Brief Service, deputy prime minister Hoang Trung Hai has agreed to allow Nghi Son Cement Corporation to continue the pilot import of fly ash as a raw material for its cement production.

Vietnam expected first-half output up 10.5%

Vietnam is estimated to have produced 32.1Mt of cement in the first half of this year, up 10.5 per cent from a year ago, the government-run General Statistics Office said. In June alone, production totalled 6Mt, up 26.8 per cent YoY. Vietnam is estimated to have produced 32.1Mt of cement in the first half of this year, up 10.5 per cent from a year ago, the government-run General Statistics Office said. In June alone, production totalled 6Mt, up 26.8 per cent YoY.

Vicem monthly dispatches advance 10% YoY

State-owned Vietnam Cement Industry Corporation (Vicem), the country’s leading cement producer, said its cement and clinker sales in May advanced 10 per cent YoY to 2.01Mt.

Round-up: 24th AFCM Technical Symposium & Exhibition

The 24th AFCM Technical Symposium & Exhibition took place in Hanoi, Vietnam, on 21 – 24 April 2015, guided by the Vietnam National Cement Association (VNCA) as the Steering Committee. The event brought together leading players in the regional and international cement industry, with a three-day conference programme comprising 22 technical papers. Delegates also had the opportunity to learn more about the products and services offered by major suppliers in the exhibition area, which featured 44 booths.

FLSmidth wins complete cement plant contract in Vietnam

FLSmidth has been awarded a contract by Vietnam’s Xuan Thanh Group for the supply of a complete cement plant. This will be located some 100 km south of Hanoi.

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