Regenerative Thermal Oxidation in the Cement Industry – Technology and Operation –

The cement industry plays a pivotal role in meeting society’s needs for housing and infrastructure. Cement is one of the most important and widely used commodities in the world and is therefore a key ingredient of economic development. Current world production of cement is well above 4,500 million tons per year and growing.

Cement is the key ingredient of concrete, which is used to build offices, factories, homes, schools, hospitals and roads, as well as our underground water and drainage pipes, bricks and blocks, and the mortar that bonds them together. None of these things could be built without cement. There is currently no other material that can replace cement or concrete in terms of effectiveness, price and performance for most purposes. Not surprisingly there is a strong link between economic growth and the increase of
cement production per capita.



Copyright: © TK Verlag - Fachverlag für Kreislaufwirtschaft
Source: Waste Management, Volume 6 (September 2016)
Pages: 12
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Autor: Thomas Binninger
Dr. Kai Schulze

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