Issue 5/2018

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Architecture photo | Architekturfoto

The Mount Vernon Green House

George Washington’s Mansion at Mount Vernon is one of the most famous houses from the 18th century in America. It is an American landmark that is very popular among visitors and a lasting memory of...

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Company News | Firmennachrichten

Equipceramic S.A.

Brampton gets new dehacking line

Equipceramic S.A. has recently concluded a new contract with Brampton Brick, a world-leading company in the manufacture of facing bricks, located in Brampton, Ontario, Canada.Brampton Brick has a long...

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Beralmar commissions new plant in Kazakhstan

Beralmar, the Spanish plant engineering company, has successfully commissioned the new Astana Ceramic plant, on the outskirts of Astana, in Kazakhstan. Here, 350 t/day (30 mill. NF/year) of solid,...

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Sacmi acquires 100% ownership of Eurofilter

As of 1 August, Sacmi has acquired 100 % ownership of Eurofilter, one of the leading providers of environmental services to the ceramic industry and other sectors.Sacmi has owned 20 % of the company...

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Editorial

Welcome to the Clemson Brick Forum!

This year’s 64th Brick Forum will again focus on the fundamentals and innovations of making clay brick.The opening session of the Forum which will be held in Anderson, South Carolina from October 1 to...

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Germany News

The annual Professors‘ Conference and Excursion organized by Ziegel Zentrum Süd e.V. was held from 12 to 15 July in the border triangle region with exciting projects from renowned firms of architects...

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The Effizienz-Agentur (EFA) in the German state of North Rhine-Westphalia offers consultation on resource efficiency to companies to provide concrete support in identifying and utilizing material and...

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International News

Association of Plant Managers in the Swiss Clay Brick and Stone Industry

108th General Meeting of the SBZS elects new Board

This year’s General Meeting of the Association of Plant Managers in the Swiss Clay Brick and Stone Industry (SBZS) took place on 25/26 May. The Association members met in Germany this time. Before the...

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Market Review | Marktübersicht

Personalia | Personalien

Technical News | Technische Neuheiten

EES Energy Efficiency Solutions UG

Efficient reduction of energy costs and emissions

Wanka ion generators (WIGs) ensure optimal thermal conditions for all kinds of combustion processes. They enable efficient reduction of both fuel consumption and pollutant emissions.The...

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Technical Paper | Fachbeitrag

Talleres Felipe Verdés, S.A.

Choosing the right homogenization machine

Suitable solutions are described for the homogenization process in the heavy clay industry and the specific features of various machines explained. Objective of the article is that ceramic...

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John Sanders Ph.D, PE

Mercury emissions from US brickmaking materials

Mercury is a neurotoxin and has several other negative health effects. Two of the larger emitters of mercury are coal-fired power plants and cement kilns. Since mercury emissions from these industries...

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