July Cement Shipments Sees Double-Digit Drop

Total shipments of portland and blended cement in the United States and Puerto Rico in July 2016 were about 8.1 million metric tons (Mt), down by nearly 13 percent from sales in July 2015, according to the most recent USGS Mineral Industry Survey. Although sales in July have typically been less than those in June, in 2013 through 2015 July sales were higher; the July 2016 sales may represent a return to normal consumption patterns.

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Conveying Energy

New Technology Generates Power Using Energy Created by Conveyor Belts.

By Mark S. Kuhar

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Pumping to Stay Open

BJM’s KZN Pump Discharges Heavy Sand And Gravel Slurry, Keeps Roads Open At Cement Plant.

By Mark S. Kuhar

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The Meaning of Life

Determining The Lifespan Of ‘Lubed For Life’ Bearings, Or At Least Its L10 Life.

By Ian A. Rubin

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