Saturday, August 18, 2018
ASTAR

Singapore: A*STAR researches polymers in concrete mix

Modelling how superplasticizers can reduce water proportions in cement mixtures may help develop more efficient superplasticizers, as well as enhance concrete performance, shows the...
Lancaster University

UK: Engineers study carrot-reinforced cement

A team from Lancaster University has collaborated with Cellucomp UK to study the means to strengthen concrete mixtures and render them friendlier to the...

Heko Group supplied the Oman Cement Company with elevators

The company managed to increase the rotary kiln capacity of the Oman Cement Company by installing a more efficient bucket elevator for loading. The company...
AUMUND

Turkey: AUMUND wins two supply contracts

AUMUND Fördertechnik has been awarded two projects from Dinçer Çimento and Aşkale Çimento to build belt bucket elevators at their plants in North-West Turkey. AUMUND...
Bestway Cement

Pakistan: Bestway Cement buys Loesche equipment

Bestway Cement, the country's second-largest cement producer, has signed a contract with Loesche for the acquisition of two raw material mills. The company hopes to...
Saudi Cement

Saudi Arabia: Saudi Cement teams up with GE Power

GE Power has recently signed a contract with Saudi Cement in order to provide the Advanced Gas Path upgrade solution for three GE 6B...
Krasnoyarsk Cement

Russia: Krasnoyarsk Cement to modernize gas removal system

Krasnoyarsk Cement, part of the Siberian Cement Holding Company, announced that it has started modernization of the gas removal system. The company has dismantled one...
Cementos La Union

Spain: Cementos La Unión launches heat-sealed bag

The company stated the new packaging method is cleaner, sustainable and more compact than regular cement bags. The new cement bag launched by Cementos La...
Graphene Cement

UK: Strengthening cement with graphene

A team from the University of Exter have devised a method of adding graphene in order to improve durability and resistance to water. The technique...
nterdisciplinary Research Center for Regional Integral Development

Mexico: University tests cement made with cactus mucilage

A project developed by students at the Interdisciplinary Research Center for Regional Integral Development of the National Polytechnical University has revealed that the use...
D-Sack

Sweden: BillerudKorsnäs and LafargeHolcim launch D-Sack

BillerudKorsnäs and LafargeHolcim have partnered up to develop the first cement back with a positive impact on the climate. The two companies have jointly developed...
LC3

Cuba starts LC3 cement production

The Central University of Las Villas unveiled a new blend of cement called Limestone Calcined Clay Cement (LC3). Fernando Martirena, project director, stated that the...
Be More 3D House

Spain: First 3D printed house unveiled

A start-up in Valencia developed a printer capable of printing a 70 square meter house in concrete in 12 hours. The CEO of the Be...
Polytechnic University of Madrid

Spain: Making sustainable construction materials

Researchers at the Polytechnic Univesity of Madrid carried out a study which demonstrates that olive pits can be used to lighten and improve the...
Solidia Technologies

US: Solidia Technologies to reduce cement carbon footprint

Solidia Technologies Chief Commercial Officer Bo Boylan joined environmental leaders at a meeting of The California Air Resources Board (CARB) to discuss the impact...

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