World Cement: Tackling Restricted Flow and Abrasion

Florida Rock Industries, Inc., headquartered in Jacksonville, Florida, USA, is a major basic construction materials company operating a cement plant located in Newberry, Florida. The Newberry plant has a permitted operating capacity of 750 000 tpa. During 2001, the cement plant sold 682 000 t or just over 90% of… more »

International Cement Review: Sticky Rock is unstuck

Florida Rock Industries, Inc, headquartered in Jacksonville, Florida, is a major basic construction materials company operating a cement plant located in Newberry, Florida. The Newberry plant has a permitted operating capacity of 800,00tpa of cement. In operation since December of 1999, the plant has been experiencing start up challenges that… more »

World Cement: Armouring Against Fugitive Dust Emissions

Commitment to environmental stewardship, safety, and high quality products continues to keep Holcim (US) Inc. and their Portland plant staff in Colorado at the forefront of the United States cement industry. The plant has been in operation since 1898, supplying cement to meet the demand of the explosive development of… more »

World Cement: Improving Elbow Designs

North Texas Cement, Midlothian, Texas, US, operates two raw mills and two finish mills. The raw materials consists of limestone, shell and sand, and water is introduced to form slurry. This slurry material is objectively pre-crushed to approximately 4 in. dia, although it is possible for larger size aggregates to… more »

World Cement: Particle Protection

Cement plants are notorious for ultra fine particle abrasion, which wears all types of equipment and processes. Roanoke Cement, a Titan America Business, located in Troutville, Virginia, USA, is no exception to these industry phenomena… Click Here for Full Article. more »

World Cement: Taming VRM Wear

The AJ Weller Corporation, a 35 year-old company out of Shreveport, Louisiana, known for its wear technology leadership, has met the challenge the cement industry is facing. By maintaining a very proactive involvement in new technology and a continual improvement of existing products and techniques, AJ Weller has been able… more »

A.J. Weller Responds to the Devastating Earthquake in Haiti

For Immediate Release: In response to the devastating earthquake that occurred in Haiti, The A.J. Weller Corporation has agreed to match all employee donations to the American Red Cross. “A.J. Weller has many great customers across Hispaniola. Our thoughts and prayers go out to all the people of Haiti and we will continue to provide whatever support we can through …

A.J. Weller Responds to Hurricane Katrina

For Immediate Release: In response to the devastation from Hurricane Katrina, The A.J. Weller Corporation has agreed to match all employee donations to the American Red Cross by 10 times. In addition to cash contributions, A.J. Weller has been working with state and local officials to arrange the hiring of displaced workers at their Shreveport, Louisiana plant. “Our thoughts and …

Rest Easy with Weller

Congratulations to A.J. Weller Customer John Miller and his wife Rene on their first daughter, baby Abigail. From our family to yours, we wish you both all the best and the beginning of many wonderful memories… Click |Here for Full Article. more »