FLSmidth Opens Office in Colombia

FLSmidth is expanding its operations in the Colombian market through the establishment of a new office in the city of Barranquilla in the northern part of the country. The new office opened Jan. 1, and will bring FLSmidth closer to its customers on the Colombian market and strengthen local service offerings. The Barranquilla office is part of FLSmidth’s extended activities…

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Continuous Kiln Monitoring

Raytek, Continuous Kiln Monitoring

Raytek, a leading worldwide provider of infrared (IR) thermometry, has extended the capabilities of its CS210 process imaging system for cement kilns with optional, fully integrated 3D View and Refractory Management Database modules. This enhanced kiln shell scanning system enables cement manufacturers to avoid costly damage and unscheduled downtime by continuously monitoring rotary kilns to detect hot spots due to…

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Loop Powered Particulate Monitor

FilterSense, Loop Powered Particulate Monitor

The model EM 30T is a reliable particulate emissions monitor and filter leak detector in a 2-wire loop powered transmitter configuration. The loop powered design is ideal for direct connection to PLCs and data loggers. EM 30T is available in a compact one-piece version and a two-piece configuration with remote electronics for high temperature or high pressure applications. The two-piece…

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Saying No to Noise

The installation included 13 silencer modules.

Lafarge Canada’s Exshaw, Alberta, Plant Installs a Stack Silencer That Has Reduced Sound Levels and Created Community Good Will. By Mark S. Kuhar The installation included 13 silencer modules. In January 2012, Lafarge North America finally said “no” to noise. At that time, they saw the completion of an intensive engineering project at its cement plant in Exshaw, Alberta, Canada, by…

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Silica Proposal Sparks Industry Pushback

Millions of workers are exposed to respirable crystalline silica each year in many industries, including construction, mining, abrasives, tunneling, quarrying, cement and concrete, glass making, foundries and steel production, sandblasting, hydraulic fracturing operations, silica flour production, and pottery production. Prolonged overexposure can cause silicosis, lung cancer and a host of other deadly illnesses, according to the U.S Department Of Labor.

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