Another way to reduce emissions is to substitute fossil fuels with waste or biomass. Cement kilns are well suited for waste-combustion because of their high process temperature and because the clinker product and limestone feedstock act as gascleaning agents.
Cement specifications clearly needed a way of prescribing the fineness of cement, and the sieve method was written into standards in the absence of any more useful measure, despite the fact that it provided little guidance as to the likely quality of the cement, particularly as the number of different grinding technologies multiplied.
The consolidation of the global cement sector continued in 2017 after a busy 2015 and 2016. CRH has continued to grow, with two major acquisitions in the US. HeidelbergCement, fresh from its acquisition of Italcementi, has bought up Cementir Italia, while assets have also changed hands in South ...
DESIGN VERIFICATION TO AUSTRALIAN STANDARDS FOR CEMENT GRINDING PLANT. SOTO was recently engaged by Holcim to undertake an assessment of Cement Australia's Port Kembla Grinding Plant for modification and design verification in accordance with the relevant Australian Standards.