Global CemFuels Knowledge Base
The Global CemFuels Knowledge Base is presented on a fully-searchable DVD
The Global Fuels Conference and Exhibition has become the world's foremost meeting place for industry professionals involved in alternative fuels for the cement and lime industry.
Conference presentations and papers over the years have showcased the state-of-the-art in handling, preparation, storage, conveying, dosing and firing a myriad of types of different types of fuel, including tyres, impregnated sawdust, rice husks, biomass, municipal solid waste, recycled liquid fuel and many other alternative fuels.
Global Fuels Conference presentations
Paper 1 The carbon value chain - Emissions trading & the Clean Development Mechanism: Sebastian Foot : Carbon Capital Markets
Paper 2 The impact of emissions on power: gas and coal prices: Liz Bossley: CEAG Ltd
Paper 3 Use of alternative fuels and materials in the European cement industry: Ir. Claude Loréa: Cembureau
Paper 4 Use of alternative fuels in the Canadian and U.S. Cement Industry - Opportunities and barriers: ?George J. Venta: Cement Association of Canada
Paper 5 Fuel consumption in Iran industry now and in future - Updated information about fuel consumption and its future outlook specially in the Cement Industry: Rahim Vaseghi
Paper 6 Use of alternative fuels in the Brazilian cement industry: Vagner Maringol: o: Brazilian Cement Industry Association
Paper 7 Co-processing of AFR in Holcim and its enhancement via CFD: Tom Lowes: Holcim Corporate Industrial Ecology
Paper 8 Optimisation of secondary fuels from waste management processes: Craig Ibbetson: Regen Fuels Ltd; Kurt Wengenroth: B&T Umwelt GmbH
Paper 9 Preparation and handling of RDF: Boris Sassenrath: VECOPLAN GmbH & Co. KG
Paper 10 From waste to fuel - using of domestic waste as alternative fuel in the cement industry: Friedrich Willitsch: A TEC Production & Services GmbH
Paper 11 Control of environmentally-sensitive elements in alternative fuels by X-ray Fluorescence Spectrometry: Stephen Davies: PANalytical
Paper 12 Alternative fuel handling and storage options: Barry Woodbine: Aumund Group
Paper 13 Grinding plants for coal, lignite, anthracite and pet coke with MPS vertical roller : mills: York Reichardt: Gebr. Pfeiffer
Paper 14 The real effects of alternative fuels in clinker production - environmental: chemical and financial effects - project in Lebanon: Dirk Lechtenberg: MVW Lechtenberg
Paper 15 System technology for the use of alternative fuels for kiln firing in the cement industry: Ulrich Hock: Beumer Maschinenfabrik GmbH & Co. KG
Paper 16 Pfister Rotorweighfeeder technology: the multi-fuel system for dosing nearly all kinds of alternative fuels: Robert Krist: Pfister GmbH
Paper 17 Flexible solutions for feeding secondary fuels (slides): Georg Kraemer: Schenck
Paper 18 Pneumatic conveying and injection technologies - Handling alternative fuels across industries: Brian Snowdon: Clyde Industries
Paper 19 Firing alternative fuels using image processing for burner control (slides): Dirk Schmidt: Powitec Intelligent Technologies GmbH
Paper 20 Enhancing the use of AFR through CFD: Prof. Fred Lockwood, Tahir Abas: Cinar Ltd.
Paper 21 Optimising fuel use - Burning it smarter: FCT
Paper 22 Mixing Technologies - to improve combustion performance on kilns when burning alternative fuels: Ken Derksen: Cadence
Paper 23 Experience in use of micronised petroleum coke in the calciner of a one million tonne cement plant in?middle east: Alexander Koshi: ETA Bahrain
Paper 1 Wastes co-processing in Holcim Global experience report with focus on developing countries: Luiz Carlos de Sousa: Holcim
Paper 2 Practical aspects of alternative fuels usage: Mark Mutter: Cement Performance International
Paper 3 Use of waste oil for cement production: Alexander Koshi: Arabian Gulf Cement Co.
Paper 4 AFR Utilisation and NOx in the Cement Industry: Tom Lowes: Cinar Ltd
Paper 5 Eliminating barriers to fuel conversions: Ted Reese: Cadence Environmental Energy
Paper 6 Dosing to perfection: Hubert Konrad: Pfister GmbH
Paper 7 Alternative solid fuels - Solutions for multibulk handling: Hervé Heller: ATS/Walter Materials Handling
Paper 8 Solid Fuel Handling and Processing Explosion- and Fire Hazards from Yard to Burners: Vincent Grosskopf: Thorwesten Vent GmbH
Paper 9 Challenges in Designing a Reliable Bulk Handling System for Biosolid Fuels: A.R. Chaudhry: Portasilo
Paper 10 Intake and Storage of Alternative Fuels: Matthew Jones: B&W Mechanical Handling
Paper 12 Contribution to sustainable development: Nery Nedder
Paper 13 Sourcing waste derived fuels for the cement and lime industries: Craig Ibbetson: Regen Fuels
Paper 14 Waste: A Growing Resource: Richard Woosnam: Orchid Environmental Ltd
Paper 15 Current trends in secondary fuel production in the UK: Liam Oldershaw: Systems for Recycling
Paper 17 Renewable fuels (sawdust) for lime production: Vincenzo Ferri: Cimprogetti SpA
Paper 18 Creating an Organization Focused on Alternative Fuels and Materials: Rob Davies: Geocycle US
Paper 19 Solutions and project examples for alternative fuels in cement production: Morten Kyhnau Hansen: FLSmidth
Paper 20 Oxygen Enhanced Combustion of Alternative Fuels: Frank Romano: Air Products
Paper 21 The evolution of the rotary kiln burner in terms of NOx and AF firing: Marcio Staschower: Greco Enfil
Paper 22 Dealing with Multiple Alternative Fuels via Advanced Process Control: Eduardo Gallestey: ABB
Paper 23 Energy Savings in the Cement Process: An Integrated Approach: Sanjiv Dhanjal: FCT, Inc.
Paper 24 Effective Energy Management: Eduardo Gallestey: ABB
Paper 1 Benchmarking energy performance of Canada's cement industry: Henri van Rensburg; Marbek Resource Consultants
Paper 2 A review of the US alternative fuels market: Rob Davies: Geocycle US
Paper 4 How to make money with sustainable clinker and cement production: Wim Heldens: IC&C B.V.
Paper 5 Low capex routes to increased AFR use and reduced emissions via experience assisted by MI-CFD: Tom Lowes: CINAR
Paper 6 Determination of the biomass content of GHG emissions with ASTM D6866: Mauricio Larenas: Beta Analytic Inc.
Paper 7 Innovative technology for enhanced secondary fuel use in the cement industry: Ted Reese: Cadence
Paper 8 Fuel usage in Iranian industries and new governmental strategies to control overconsumption: Dr. R Vaseghi, Islamic Azad University
Paper 9 The use of alternative fuels in the Quebec cement industry: A case study at the Holcim (Canada) Joliette plant: Luc Robitaille, St. Lawrence Cement
Paper 11 Energy Farming - The use of purpose-grown biomass crops as fuel in the Lafarge Bath Cement Plant: Rob Cumming, Bath Plant, Lafarge North America
Paper 12 Online RDF measurement during truck unloading (CW/moisture/density/PVC): Wolfram Zschiesche: Vecoplan AG
Paper 13 Effect on emissions from the use of AF: George J. Venta: Venta, Glaser & Associates
Paper 14 Practical guide for utilization of solid alternative fuels" Wilfred Zieri: A TEC Production & Services GmbH
Paper 15 Rietveld analysis of clinker and cement produced using alternative fuels and raw materials: Roger Meier: PANalytical
Paper 16 Handling of alternative fuels in a cement plant in Ireland: Michael Gramling: MHC/WTW Group
Paper 17 Economical logistical solutions from producer to consumer by road, rail and sea: Geoff Conroy: Aumund Corporation USA
Paper 18 Proper calciner design to maximize the utilization of alternative fuel: Robert Shenk: FLSmidth Inc.
Paper 19 Firing petcoke into white cement kilns - practical considerations: Adriano Greco: Greco
Paper 20 Enhanced combustion of alternative fuels at Steetley Dolomite: Frank Romano: Air Products
Paper 1 Current industry perspectives on the scope of alternative fuels: Ty Wilson: Portland Cement Association
Paper 2 What's new in alternative fuels technology for US energy-intensive industries: Rob Davies: IPP
Paper 3 Latest trends in markets for tyre-derived fuels: Mike Blumenthal: Rubber Manufacturers Association
Paper 4 Regulatory requirements associated with landfill mining in the United States: implications for the cement industry: Robert Schreiber: Schreiber, Yonley and Associates
Paper 5 70Mt of domestic cement capacity and increasing energy costs: National alternative fuel strategies in Iran: Rahim Vaseghi: Islamic Azad University
Paper 6 Tire Fuel Optimization in Precalciner Kilns: Hyder Busheri: AFS technology
Paper 7 Oxygen-enhanced combustion of alternate fuels: Stefan Laux: Praxair Inc.
Paper 8 From wet waste to fuel: Cement kiln use of pulp mill residuals, combined with dairy waste in anaerobic digestion to produce biogas for CHP: David Lahaie, Evergreen Recycling
Paper 9 Advanced process control increases usage of alternative fuels in precalciners and cement kilns: Dr. Eduardo Gallestey: ABB Switzerland Ltd.
Paper 11 Review of alternative fuels use in the Middle East: Alexander Koshi: Star Cement, UAE
Paper 12 Experiences with testing an engineered fuel in kilns and calciners: Joe Waters: Vexor Technology
Paper 13 Whole tyres or tyre chips: Two successful applications by Lafarge and Holcim: Luc Rieffel: ATS Group/Walter Materials handling
Paper 14 Innovative application of alternative fuels and raw materials at Taiheiyo Corporation for cement production in Japan: Lubana El Atasi: Napier University
Paper 15 Alternative fuels case studies from Slovakia, Czech Republic, Italy and Switzerland: Martin Hap: IKN USA Inc.
Paper 16 Case study of a new alternative fuel preparation and storage system at a North American cement plant: Peter Windmoller: Vecoplan AG
Paper 17 Handling of hazardous and explosive pulverized fuels: Jörg Baldauf: Thorwesten Vent GmbH
Paper 18 Crucial considerations when selecting valves for alternative fuel projects: John O'Brien: Plattco Corporation
Paper 19 Machinery and handling systems for economic reception, transport, storage and discharge of alternative fuels: Michael Gramling: WTW Engineering Sp. z o.o.
Paper 20 Alternative fuels logistical solutions with case review of Holcim operating systems: Thane Browning: Aumund Corporation
Paper 21 Meeting NOx and CO limits and maximising calciner AFR with the help of MI-CFD: Gina Nance: GCC
Paper 22 Experience with designing complete alternative fuel solutions to meet permitted limits: Gerald Huiras: FLSmidth Pfister
Paper 23 Fuel lean reburn as an alternative for SNCR in mineral processing kilns: Ted T Reese: Cadence Environmental Energy
Paper 24 Engineered fuels from municipal solid waste: Preparation, use and final destinations of trace elements including mercury: Jonathan Forinton: A TEC America
Paper 25 Effective and economic capture of CO2 and airborn emissions using the CEFCO Process, to meet and exceed NESHAP: Tom Box: Box International Consulting, LP
Paper 1 HeidelbergCement's achievements in co-processing waste streams in Asia: Jan Theulen: HeidelbergCement
Paper 2 Towards utilization of Malaysia's biogenic wastes in the cement Industry: M. R. Karim: Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia
Paper 3 Use of AFR in the cement industry - An opportunity for waste management in India: Alexander Koshi: PEG India
Paper 4 Successful alternative fuels applications in Asia and Africa: Luc Rieffel: ATS Group/Walter Materials Handling
Paper 5a International case studies of complete solutions for alternative fuels: Morten Kyhnau: FLSmidth A/S
Paper 5b Waste fuel handling and dosing technology: FLSmidth-Pfister
Paper 6 Enhanced combustion of alternative fuels: Larry Farmer: Air Products and Chemicals, Inc.
Paper 7 Increasing secondary fuel firing by burner and calciner optimisation: Matthias Mersmann: Aixergee Process Optimization
Paper 8 NOx emission reduction solutions by Fives FCB & Fives Pillard pyro systems: Didier Bourbon: Fives Group
Paper 9 Operating results of a 500t/day Cimprogetti lime kiln fired with biomass, with option for synthetic gas from waste: Vincenzo Ferri: Cimprogetti
Paper 10 Alternative fuels and combustion efficiency - Implications for the cement process: Con G Manias: FCT International
Paper 11 Determining biomass in blended alternative fuels using radiocarbon dating: Andrew Pal: Beta Analytic Inc.
Paper 12 Preparation of solid alternative fuels from different waste streams: Boris Sassenrath: Vecoplan AG
Paper 13 Explosion protection for silos for alternative fuels: Vincent Grosskopf: Thorwesten Vent GmbH
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