Sonthofen, Germany – Indexing belt filters from BHS-Sonthofen enable the bypass dust accruing during clinker manufacturing to be completely reincorporated into the process by using up to 100 percent of more cost-effective alternative fuels in cement kilns. Reincorporation of the salvaged bypass dust increases cement production by up to 3%. Proof is provided by a new plant having a 20,000 t annual capacity that the method works reliably on a commercial scale. Continue reading BHS-Sonthofen: Bypass Dust in Cement Manufacturing – Reduce Energy Costs by utilizing Bypass Dust
Copenhagen, Denmark – Xuan Thanh Cement has awarded FLSmidth a contract to deliver equipment for a brownfield cement production line in Ha Nam province in Vietnam. The contract has a value of around DKK 550 million (approx. USD 82 million). The order is due to be fully delivered by the end of 2020, and once operational the production line will have a capacity of 12,500 tonnes per day.
Neponset (IL), USA – Martin Engineering has helped a U.S. cement plant resolve clogging issues in its clinker cooler, using advanced air cannon technology and an innovative mounting strategy. HeidelbergCement’s Lehigh-Hanson facility upgraded to modern air cannons and set them in a long U-shaped pipe configuration away from the hottest area of the cooler to offer powerful material flow support with easy maintenance. The result is a safer workplace, extended equipment life, less downtime and a lower cost of operation. Continue reading Martin Engineering: Innovative Air Cannon Positioning at Clinker Cooler for easier Maintenance
Rheinberg, Germany — In May 2017 AUMUND Fördertechnik GmbH won the order for three drag chain conveyors with capacities from 7.5 to 200 t/h for discharge of limestone, gypsum and pozzolan for the new cement plant in Sherabad, Uzbekistan. In October 2017 an order for another LOUISE type drag chain conveyor for discharge of clinker dust rounded off the package. The complete package being put together for the customer Almalyk Mining and Processing (AGMK) amounts, however, to more than 250 t of machinery.