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The Global CemFuels Knowledge Base is an archive of presentations/papers from the Global CemFuels Conference since 2007.

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.

The Global CemFuels Knowledge Base is presented in PDF format.

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Global Fuels Conference & Webinar presentations & papers 2007 - Present


Paper 1: Modernising kiln production: HeidelbergCement strategy and practical example; Michele Graffigna, HeidelbergCement AG

Paper 2: Biomass use in cement and lime production: A European perspective; John Robert McFarlane, Albion Design

Paper 3: Challenges in SRF production for cement industry customers; Adrian Irvine, Regen WTE

Paper 4: 'Versatility in alternative fuel production, combined with high energy efficiency; Josef Imp, Tana Oy; Alternative Fuels processor to be confirmed

Paper 5: Smart solutions by ATS in AF feeding; Luc Rieffel, Walter Materials Handling, ATS Group

Paper 6: Achieving sustainability goals and CO2 reduction by increasing the substitution rate through feeding of alternative fuels; Ondřej Kozel, Schenck Process

Paper 7: Consistent sustainability – What does this really mean for the use of AF? Luigi Di Matteo, Di Matteo

Paper 8: Flexible solutions for alternative fuels handling: Cement plant case studies from Iraq, Austria and Türkiye; Michal Hrala, Jan Tůma, BEUMER Group Czech Republic a.s.

Paper 9: Economical RDF preparation and handling – Single step shredding versus RDF system; Wolfram Zschiesche, Vecoplan

Paper 10: Establishment of a new class of alternative fuels in cement kilns; Uwe Maas, Samuel Zühlsdorf, thyssenkrupp Industrial Solutions AG

Paper 11: Hydrogen as a combustion enhancer at CEMEX; Liliana Gonzalez Gaitan, Global Energy Project Advisor, CEMEX

Paper 12: H2 in the cement industry and learned lessons; Marco Lindemann-Lino, VDZ

Paper 13: Possible pyro-processing upgrades for 100% alternative fuel use; Michael Hinkel, Alterline (TBC)

Paper 14: A new real-time 'Industry 4.0' optimiser for cement and lime pyrolines; Matthias Schumacher, aixprocess GmbH

Paper 15: Fluctuating Flows – A case study of how alternative fuels effect natural gas flow metering; Felix Bartknecht, SICK AG

Paper 16: Synthesis gas from sewage sludge gasification as CO2-neutral fuel in the cement and lime industry; Alexander Neagos, KOPF Syngas; Xavier d’Hubert, XDH Energy

Paper 17: Sustainable explosion protection concepts for alternative fuels; Berthold Bussieweke, Thorwesten Vent GmbH; Robert Becker, robecco

Paper 18: Co-processing of non-recyclable plastic waste in the cement industry - recent experiences from Asia; Kåre Helge Karstensen, SINTEF

2022 Webinar 4

Paper 1: AF: Meeting the chlorine challenge; Stéphane Poellaer, Michael Hinkel, Alterline srl

Paper 2: Consistent sustainability - What does this really mean for the use of AF? Luigi Di Matteo, DI MATTEO Förderanlagen GmbH & Co. KG

Paper 3: Smart and compact solutions in AF handling; Gökhan Keskin, ATS Walter Materials Handling

Paper 4: Protecting the kiln with full automated water cooling; Dirk Schmidt, KIMA Process Control GmbH

Paper 5: From dust to bulk dosing of alternative fuels; Juan José Riesgo, FLSmidth Pfister GmbH

Paper 6: Co-processing of non-recyclable plastic waste in China and Vietnam; Kåre Helge Karstensen, SINTEF

Paper 7: Analytical air classification for quality assurance; Hubert Baier, WhiteLabel-TandemProjects e.U.

Paper 8: The dos and don’ts for progress to 100% calciner and kiln TSR; Joana Bretz, TRIE/OPECS

2021 Webinar 3

Paper 1: Geocycle Egypt activities in Egypt and in the MEA region; Neils Ledinek, Lafarge Egypt

Paper 2: Flexible feeding of alternative fuels; Eric Schimpf, Schenck Process

Paper 3: How to estimate and prevent AF impacts on kiln process; Stéphane Poellaer, Alterline srl

Paper 4: Setting standards in the use of alternative fuels; Luigi Di Matteo, Di Matteo Förderanlagen GmbH & Co. KG

Paper 5: Road map to produce calcined clay; Joel Maia, FCT

Paper 6: Alternative fuels: How you can maintain high throughput using process-based Artificial Intelligence; Liran Akavia, Seebo

Paper 7: Non-recyclable plastic waste – a global problem but an opportunity for the cement industry; Kåre Karstensen, SINTEF

Paper 8: Are you aware of the explosive nature of alternative fuels? A guide to best possible protection; Berthold Bussieweke, Thorwesten Vent GmbH; Robert Becker, robecco

Paper 9: How Covid has changed the composition and economics of alternative fuels; Mark Terrell, Andusia Recovered Fuels Limited

2021 Webinar 2

Paper 1: Status of alternative fuels in the global cement industry; Claudia Stefanoiu, CemBR

Paper 2: Latest developments for the successful use of alternative fuel; Luigi Di Matteo, Di Matteo Förderanlagen

Paper 3: Flexible feeding of alternative fuels; Eric Schimpf, Schenck Process

Paper 4: Handling of alternative fuels with piston pumps; Roman Eggert, Putzmeister Concrete Pumps GmbH

Paper 5: AFR safety: a key condition for success - Better to prevent than to repent; Stéphane Poellaer, Alterline sprl

Paper 6: Alternative fuels: One step closer to your MissionZero; Juan José Riesgo, FLSmidth - Feeding and Dosing

Paper 7: The Kilncooler: Prolong your kiln operation with cooling on the point; Dirk Schmidt, Kima Process Control GmbH

Paper 8: Explosion protection for alternative fuels; Berthold Bussieweke, Thorwesten Vent GmbH

Paper 9: How and why an alternative fuels strategy should be critical for cement manufacturers; John Kline, Kline Consulting LLC

2020 Webinar 1

Paper 1: Keynote presentation 1: ‘An overview of waste trends and developments in Alternative Fuels markets; Andy Hill, N+P

Paper 2: The secret of success – the right technologies for alternative fuels; Luigi Di Matteo, Di Matteo Förderanlagen

Paper 3: Producing ‘green’ cement using FCT calcined clay technologies; Joel Maia, FCT Combustion

Paper 4: A roadmap for AF investment efficiency; Taís Mazza, Loesche/aixergee/ATEC

Paper 5: AFR development: the main steps to take; Stéphane Poellaer, Alterline

Paper 6: KHD’s solutions for efficient AFR utilisation; Norbert Streit, KHD Humboldt Wedag

Paper 7: Profitable, on-specification alternative fuel production; Gary Moore, UNTHA shredding technology

Paper 8: Alternative fuel flames need protection of the refractory and kiln shell; Dirk Schmidt, Kima Process Control GmbH

Paper 9: Process requirements from an alternative fuel system - what does the process want, and what does it need?; John Kline, Kline Consulting

Paper 10: Wear-resistant ceramic linings for SRF pipelines; Nick Sutherland, Welding Alloys Group

2020 Conference

Paper 1: The future of cement production technologies and of alternative fuels – attempting an outlook on the years 2025, 2030 and 2050: Sussan Pasuki: HeidelbergCement

Paper 2: An overview of waste trends and developments in alternative fuels markets: Andy Hill: N+P

Paper 3: Market shifts and diversification of alternative fuel consumer base: Olivier Thomas: Suez Trading Europe

Paper 4: The practicalities of exporting alternative fuels to new markets in new countries: Mark Terrell: Andusia

Paper 5: Calciner optimisation for reducing NOx and increasing AF substitution rate: Savvas Petrou, Vassiliko Cement: Michalis Akritopoulos: Tahir Abbas: Cinar Ltd: UK

Paper 6: The Retention Time Myth: Requirements for the design of calciners from the pneumatic and burn-out behaviour of lumpy secondary fuels: Matthias Schumacher: aixergee process optimisation

Paper 7: Alternative fuel combustion in low to medium velocity calciners with case studies and simulations, plus latest achievements on NOx reduction: Mads Nielsen: FLSmidth

Paper 8: Financial aspects of using different types of AF - impacts on process versus cost benefits: Stéphane Poellaer, Alterline sprl

Paper 9: Complete installation for burning alternative fuels in cement manufacturing: Best practices case study in Germany and Mexico: Luc Rieffel: ATS Group

Paper 10: Profit versus environment: Ending the tug-of-war in alternative fuel preparation for the cement industry: Josef Imp: Tana Oy

Paper 11: World-class alternative fuels projects at City Cement Company - Saudi Arabia: Majed Al Osailan: City Cement Company

Paper 12: Closing the loop - Best practices in efficient alternative fuels utilisation: Luigi Di Matteo: Di Matteo Group

Paper 13: Maximising thermal substitution of fossil fuels: Taís Mazza Joudeh: Loesche: Michael Suppaner: A TEC

Paper 14: Advanced MBT (mechanical-biological treatment) facility in West Virginia proves viability of SRF production for North American cement producers: Pietro Paolo Cella: Entsorga Italia SpA

Paper 15: Best practice for RDF preparation and handling - A case study: Wolfram Zschiesche: Vecoplan

Paper 16: Overall explosion protection concept for safe handling of alternative and biogenic fuels: speakers from robecco: Thorwesten and Yara

Paper 17: New trends in alternative fuels handling: Michal Hrala: Beumer Maschinenfabrik GmbH & Co. KG

2019 Conference

Paper 1: Status of the foreign exchange and energy complex and forecasts for coal, petcoke and carbon markets relevant to the European cement sector: Frank Brannvoll: Brannvoll Aps

Paper 2: Latest global guidelines on pre- and co-processing alternative fuels and raw materials in cement production: Michael Hinkel: Geocycle

Paper 3: Clean energy and fuel solutions for the cement sector: Alexander Larionov: International Finance Corporation - Global Manufacturing

Paper 4: Alternatives to SRF: Amie Stringer: Totus Environmental

Paper 5: Alternative fuels trade and trends in 2019 and beyond: Andy Hill: Cynosure Ltd

Paper 6: The evolving UK waste market: Mark Terrell: Andusia

Paper 7: Cost-effective actions for the mitigation of AF impacts on pyroprocessing: Stéphane Poellaer: Alterline sprl

Paper 8: Transitioning to a zero-waste future - International best practices for co-processing alternative fuels: Luigi Di Matteo; Dominik Aufderheide: Di Matteo

Paper 9: Sensor strategies to permit maximised use of AF: Moritz Siegfried, SICK AG; Sezin Arikan, Cimsa Cimento

Paper 10: Low-pulsation conveyance for efficient burner feeding, a new technology proposal for the cement industry: Johannes Bartusch and Hans-Dieter Nolde: Claudius Peters Projects GmbH

Paper 11: New CFD studies to optimise secondary air entrainment for use with lower-quality fuels - Implications for new burner design: Joel Maia: FCT

Paper 12: Smart alternative fuels solutions for fast return on investment: Juan José Riesgo, Pfister; Julián Godoy and Gonzalo Lopez, Project Managers: Cementos Molins

Paper 13: Alternatives to fast-running post-shredders: Marcus Brew: Untha Shredding Technology; co-author Lancashire Waste Recycling

Paper 14: Co-processing activity in South America: Current situation, evolution, policies & trends: Francisco Leme, consultant

Paper 15: Road Map – Brazil: CO2 evolution and coprocessing main actions: Francisco Leme, consultant; Daniel Lemarchand, consultant

Paper 16: Coprocessing as social impact in Brazil: Social and environmental cases related to coprocessing in Brazil: Sandro Conceicao: InterCement

Paper 17: Latest developments in SubCoal applications, and improvements at the Teesside SubCoal production plant: Neville Roberts: N+P Alternative Fuels Ltd

Paper 18: Optimisation of AF combustion and CO-emission reduction through smart calciner modification - A case study: Matthias Schumacher, Matthias Mersmann: aixergee; cement industry co-author to be confirmed

Paper 19: Reduction of thermal energy costs by introducing a new biomass fuel at the NIC cement plant, Egypt: Mohammed Hamada Ali Ahmed: El Nahda Cement

Paper 20: Alternative Fuels Systems: Case Study – Deuna Zement, Germany: Michal Hrala: BEUMER Group Czech Republic

Paper 21: A case study on a zero waste alternative fuel production plant in China: Ville Hakanperä: BMH; Meng Fan Xing, Chief Engineer: Handan BBMG Taihang Cement Ltd.

Paper 22: Increasing efficiency and flexibility for the alternative fuels co-processing in the cement industry - case study at Cemex Prachovice: Leos Volesky: Schenck Process; Martin Kubant: Cemex Prachovice

2018 Conference

Paper 1: Forecast for the petcoke markets and the increased use of alternative fuels by the cement sector: Frank Brannvoll: Cembureau

Paper 2: Developments in SRF supply: Andy Hill: SUEZ Recycling and Recovery UK Ltd

Paper 3: Worldwide trends in AFR use: Ed Verhamme: Alternate Resource Partners

Paper 4: A new integrated concept for RDF in cement plants - Case study for ‘fuel to flame’ concept in Egypt: Dirk Lechtenberg: MVW Lechtenberg

Paper 5: Successful optimisation of a secondary-fuel-fired calciner - A case study: Matthias Schumacher: aixergee process optimisation

Paper 6: Calciner upgrades to burn 100% alternative fuel and petcoke: Michalis Akritopoulos: Cinar Ltd

Paper 7: Waste-to-profit - An integrated approach to maximise alternative fuel utilisation in cement plants: Taís Mazza: Loesche GmbH

Paper 8: Results from burning Subcoal in a large precalciner kiln: Neville Roberts: N+P

Paper 9: Preparing for the future by using different kinds of alternative fuels - Case study at National Cement, Dubai: Thomas Jennewein: FLSmidth Pfister GmbH

Paper 10: PREPOL Step Combustor case study - A flexible solution for coarse alternative fuels: Samuel Zühlsdorf: thyssenkrupp Industrial Solutions AG

Paper 11: Waste to SRF in North Africa and the Middle East: a viability study: P.P. Cella Mazzariol: Entsorga Italia S.p.A.

Paper 12: ‘Case study of tyre-derived fuel preparation: Eric Plantié: Precimeca

Paper 13: ‘Impacts of AF on pyroprocessing and means for mitigation: Stéphane Poellaer: Alterline sprl

Paper 14: ‘Best practices of alternative fuel dosing and feeding installations: Basri Ogut: ATS Group – WALTER Materials handling

Paper 15: Theory and practice: Drying effects on alternative fuel of the new Rocket Mill: Peter Stauder: A TEC; Katrin Christina Salbrechter, Montanuniversität Leoben

Paper 16: An holistic approach to alternative fuel utilisation in cement manufacturing: Dominik Aufderheide, Luigi Di Matteo: Di Matteo Group

Paper 17: Sensor solutions and process automation for alternative fuel usage: Felix Bartknecht: SICK AG

Paper 18: MULTIFLEX precision dosing for alternative fuels: Frank Thomasberger: Schenck Process Europe GmbH

Paper 19: Special belt weigh-feeder design for solid alternative fuels: Oscar España: Vidmar

2017 Conference

Paper 1: Global development of alternative fuels with a special focus on HeidelbergCement’s Southern European/Spanish cement plants: Michele Graffigna: HeidelbergCement Group

Paper 2: Global trends in alternative fuels: Joe Harder: OneStone Consulting

Paper 3: EU AF: Andy Hill: SUEZ

Paper 4: Market opportunities for waste uptake of cement plants across the EU: Vagner Maringolo: CEMBUREAU

Paper 5: Development of Spain’s use of AF: Current status and future trends: Jaime Ruiz de Haro, president: OFICEMEN - Spanish Cement Producers’ Association

Paper 6: Alternative fuels for the cement sector in Egypt: Potential and market solutions: Dalia Sakr: International Finance Corporation, World Bank Group

Paper 7: New trends in SRF production using single-step shredding solutions: Daniel Wresnik: Untha

Paper 8: Case Study: Enhancing tyre derived fuel production: Eric Plantié: Precimeca

Paper 9: International commercial and technical developments for N+P’s SubCoal pellets: Neville Roberts: N+P

Paper 10: Our experience in using alternative fuels over the last few years: Juan José Riesgo: FLSmidth S.A.

Paper 11: Innovative AF drag chain conveyor design for space-constricted cement plants: A case study: Michael Gramling: MHC Engineering Fördertechnik GmbH

Paper 12: Case studies of technologies for the use of alternative solid fuels in cement plants: Basri Ogut: ATS Group / WALTER Materials handling

Paper 13: Flexibility in drying, dosing and feeding of coarse AF – State-of-the-art technologies: Luigi Di Matteo: Di Matteo Förderanlagen GmbH & Co. KG

Paper 14: Progress in alternative fuels feeding technology: Jose Diaz: Schenck Process Europe GmbH

Paper 15: Improving performance: Impacts of AFR on kiln processes and impact mitigation: Stéphane Poellaer: Alterline sprl

Paper 16: The influence of using alternative fuels on clinker and cement quality: Carmen Gheorghe: Geocycle (Romania) S.R.L.

Paper 17: Current situation and future trends in rotary kiln burners for AF in the cement industry: Xavier d’Hubert: Nexa Industries

Paper 18: What particle size is RDF? A means for generalised characterisation of heterogeneous waste-derived fuels: Matthias Schumacher: aixergee Process Optimisation

Paper 19: Calciner case study: Experience and advanced tools for fuel and production optimisation: Joel Maia: FCT GmbH

Paper 20: ‘The 12.5 principles of a money-making alternative fuels strategy: Ed Verhamme: Alternate Resource Partners

2016 Conference

Paper 1 The Global Climate Treaty from Paris and its influence on the strategy of using alternative fuels at HeidelbergCement: Overview of actual projects and outlook: Sussan Pasuki: HeidelbergCement Technology Center GmbH

Paper 2 Current status and future trends of RDF/SRF in Europe - and N&P’s role in supplying AF to customers: Neville Roberts: N&P

Paper 3 European waste and alternative fuels market: A review and latest developments: Andy Hill: Suez UK

Paper 4 How to identify the right waste markets for AF(&R) - now and in the future: Ed Verhamme: Alternate Resource Partners

Paper 5 The first US MBT plant to supply high-quality SRF to the cement industry: A case study: P. Cella Mazzariol: Entsorga Italia S.p.A.; Gianni Gallozzi: CTG (Italcementi)

Paper 6 Turkey’s first alternative fuel source from municipal waste: Comprehensive report from 3 years of large scale MSW-to-SRF production: Markus Binding, Convaero GmbH; Francesco Malara: Cementir Holding S.p.A.

Paper 7 Choosing the best scrap tyre shredder to get the best alternative fuel: Christophe Garcia: Precimeca; Emre Ergüçlü; Kadir Yildiz: Vicat

Paper 8 Use of alternative fuels in a 40-year-old kiln: How to match requirements for SRF quality and price: Jori Kaaresmaa: BMH Technology; Ursula Kääntee: Finnsementti Oy (CRH Group)

Paper 9 Optimising alternative fuel combustion and benefits: Robert Jansky: Cemmac S.A.; Constantine Manias: FCT-Combustion Pty Ltd

Paper 10 Single-step shredding solution for SRF production: Daniel Wresnik: Untha; Mr. Bon – Geocycle Vietnam; Mr. Voramwald: Geocycle Support Group

Paper 11 Practical considerations when selecting shredders for RDF production: Svend Christensen: Metso Denmark; Ivo Raadla: Technobalt Eesti Ltd

Paper 12 Key factors for the successful use of alternative fuels: Luigi Di Matteo: Di Matteo GmbH; Karl-Heinz Kasch: Dyckerhoff Eastern Europe

Paper 14 Challenges and improvements by using alternative fuels since 1995 at Spenner Cement, Germany: Thomas Jennewein: FLSmidth Pfister; Franz-Josef Schäfers: Spenner Zement GmbH

Paper 15 SMP system for feeding pasty alternative fuels to cement kilns: Donat Bösch: SID SA; Wu Dehou: Sinoma International Engineering Co., Ltd; Lang Jianhui: Sinoma International Environmental Engineering Co., Ltd

Paper 16 Co-processing in Portuguese cement kilns: contributions for recycling targets Sandro Conceição, AVE - Environmental Management and Energy Recovery, Cimpor Intercement Group: João Pereira: AVE, Secil; Luis Realista: AVE, SGVR; Paulo Ferrão: IN+ Center for Innovation, Technology and Policy research: Paulo Ribeiro: Inês Costa: 3DRIVERS – Engineering, Innovation, Environment Ld

Paper 17 Alternative fuels use at the LafargeHolcim Cizkovice cement plant, Czech Republic: Jan Spacek: Geocycle

Paper 18 Maximising AF use, optimising combustion: Two companies, one goal: Milan Stanoev: Zlatna Panega Cement: Titan Bulgaria; Ted Reese: Cadence Environmental Energy

2015 Conference

Paper 1 The first 5% alternative fuels substitution is the most difficult: Starting AFR endeavours: Jan Theulen: HeidelbergCement

Paper 2 Lafarge's experience with alternative fuels and ARM: Bassem Nassouhy: Lafarge

Paper 3 Oil sinks below US$50 a barrel; Holcim–Lafarge Merger: What will be the influence on the alternative fuel sector?: Dirk Lechtenberg: MVW Lechtenberg

Paper 4 RDF pricing and its influence on the waste management competitive arena: Ed Verhamme: Alternate Resource Partners

Paper 5 Alternative fuels - a manufacturer's persepctive: Andy Hill: Sita UK

Paper 6 A risk-based approach to the implementation of alternative fuels projects: technical, community, regulatory and commercial perspectives: Brian McGrath: OLM Technical Services Pty Ltd

Paper 7 Overview of the current use of alternative fuels in the Asian cement industry, and future trends: David Hooper: CellMark Energy

Paper 8 Creating solutions for safe, resource-efficient waste management: Philippe Fonta: Cement Sustainability Initiative

Paper 9 SRF from MSW: 60% target: Pietro Cella: Entsorga

Paper 10 Stepwise introduction of alternative fuels with modular systems from Vecoplan - From tyre-derived fuel to RDF: Patryk Max: Vecoplan AG

Paper 11 High quality alternative fuel - What is it, how to make it and how to use it - Keys to successful alternative fuel production and implementation: Jori Kaaresmaa: BMH Technology Oy

Paper 12 Alternative solid fuel projects in Egypt: Hisham Omar Sherif: ECARU/ENTAG

Paper 13 Sludge handling systems – what needs to be considered for proper design: Roman Eggert: Putzmeister Solid Pumps

Paper 14 N+P Recycling's new SRF-derived alternative fuel for major energy users: Neville Roberts: N&P

Paper 15 Bio-Dry (TM) of MSW for top-quality alternative fuel: Marcus von Reden: Convaero

Paper 16 Successful application using alternative fuels: Luc Rieffel: Walter Materials Handling

Paper 17 Wrapped bales as a solution for SRF/RDF handling, transportation and storage: Heikki Jyrkinen, CrossWrap

Paper 18 From pet coke to RDF - Accurate dosing of any kind of solid fuel for the cement and lime industry: Thomas Jenewein: FLSmidth Pfister GmbH

Paper 19 Handling, storage and dosing of alternative fuels: dream solutions and optimal solutions: Leoš Voleský: Schenck Process GmbH

Paper 20 Leading technologies for the successful use of alternative fuels: Luigi Di Matteo: Di Matteo Förderanlagen GmbH & Co. KG

Paper 21: 'Real-world case-studies in optimising alternative fuels use: Ted Reese: Cadence Environmental Energy

Paper 22 Turnkey explosion protection in coal and secondary fuel combustible dust environments: Robert Becker: robecco GmbH: Achim Rott: Yara Industrial GmbH: Berthold Bussieweke: Thorwesten Vent GmbH

Paper 23 Low-cost fuel-mix solutions through combustion optimisation: Michalis Aktritopoulos and Tahir Abbas: Cinar Ltd

Paper 24 Treatment by co-processing in cement kilns of obsolete pesticides – a local solution for an international problem: Ed Verhamme: Alternate Resource Partners

2014 Conference

Paper 1 Trends in alternative fuels: Dirk Lechtenberg: MVW Lechtenberg & Partner

Paper 2 Alternative fuel for the cement industry - Why, how and future trends for the involvement of the cement industry: David Hooper: Entsorga

Paper 3 Heidelberg Cement Roadmap for Global AFR development: Jan Theulen: Heidelberg Cement

Paper 4 Pricing factors for AFR - the energy and waste market balance: Ed Verhamme: Alternate Resource Partners

Paper 5 Efficient handling of AFR - a complete solution from truck to kiln: Rob Leighton: Saxlund International

Paper 6 Receiving, conveying and metering of alternative fuels by use of Walking Floor systems: Adelbert Regeling: Keith Walking Floor Europe

Paper 7 Global solutions for feeding Alternative fuels to the cement and lime kiln: Leos Volesky: Schenck Process

Paper 8 Leading strategies in handling of alternative fuels: Luigi Di Matteo: DI MATTEO

Paper 9 Efficient storage and discharging systems for flexible handling of various kind of alternative fuels in the cement industry: Johannes Scherleitner, Geroldinger

Paper 11 Cutting costs with coarse alternative fuels: Thomas Jennewein: FLSmidth Pfister

Paper 12 Handling of alternatives fuels with Piston Pump systems in the cement industry: Roman Eggert: Putzmeister Solid Pumps

Paper 13 When alternative fuels become main fuels with case studies: Luc Rieffel, Walter Materials

Paper 14 Alternative fuels handling - concepts: Christoph Winter, FLSmidth Wadgassen

Paper 15 The soft (non-technical) factors towards a successful AFR program: Ed Verhamme: Alternate Resource Partners

Paper 16 Using interactive social networks to spread the AFR message: Egmont Ottermann: PPC

Paper 17 Drying of organic residues in the new Allgaier Rolling Bed Dryer: Hermann Weiss: Allgaier

Paper 18 Revolutionising SRF efficiencies and increasing the production margin: Marcus Brew: Untha

Paper 19 From MSW to alternative fuel - challenges and the Tyrannosaurus Solution: Jori Kaaresmaa: BMH Technology

Paper 20 Turnkey explosion protection in coal and secondary fuel combustible dust environments: Mark Dziuba: Yara Industrial: Robert Becker: Robecco: Berthold Bussieweke: Thorwesten Vent

Paper 21 Experience in burning alternative fuels in kiln burner: Markus Kaufmann, A TEC GRECO

Paper 22 KHD’s Combustion Chamber, Rotary Kiln Burner and services for alternative fuel use in the cement industry: Heiko Schürmann: KHD Humboldt Wedag

Paper 23 Optimising the use of technical gases in the use and adoption of alternative fuels in the cement industry: Mike Hevey: Air Products and Chemicals

Paper 24 Combustion of lumpy fuels - maximisation through modelling and optimization: Matthias Schumacher, Aixergee

Paper 24 M.A.S. Kiln Burner - after the revolution the evolution continues: Xavier d’Hubert

Paper 26 Sulphur release due to unburned alternative fuels in the cement kiln inlet and the challenges in industrial operation: Maria del Mar Cortada Mut: Technical University of Denmark

Paper 27 Combustion and NOx in lime regenerative shaft kilns: Ziad Gabriel Habib, Lhoist Group

2013 Conference

Paper 2 Current status and future trends in Turkish cement industry: Kerem ERŞEN: Turkish Cement Manufacturers’ Association

Paper 3 CEMEX Energy Trading alternative fuels offering: Neville Roberts: Cemex

Paper 5 The opportunities and challenges presented by co-location of symbiotic cement fuel and waste facilities: Steven Smith: Golder Associates

Paper 6 Case study on the potential usage of alternate fuels in the Indian cement industry: Sanjay Jain: Holtec Consulting

Paper 7 Process limitations for secondary fuel burning & solutions through process optimization: Matthias Mersmann: Aixergee

Paper 8 Flame in flame- An approved Oxipyr® technology to increase the solid alternative waste throughput by liquid fuel atomization with oxygen: Martin Demuth, Davor Spoljaric, Johannes Rauch, Michael Potesser: Messer Group

Paper 9 Oxygen applications for cement industry increasing the part of alternative fuels: B Leroux, D Hoelscher, F Rheker, X Paubel: Air Liquide

Paper 10 Increase of thermal substitutino rate of AFR in calciners: Michail Akritopoulos: Cinar

Paper 11 Alternative fuels storage with the FLSmidth feedex overhead reclaimer: Peter Erbel: FLSmidth

Paper 12 State-of-the-art alternative fuels dosing with the revolutional weigh feeder WeighTUBE: Luigi Di Matteo: DI MATTEO

Paper 13 Handling of alternatives fuels with Putzmeister piston pump systems in the cement industry: Roman Eggert, Putzmeister

Paper 14 Vecoplan fuel track: Boris Sassenrath: Vecoplan FuelTrack: Ahmet Somer: Somer International

Paper 15 Waste flame by Tyrannosaurus Solutions: Jori Kaaresmaa, BMH Technology

Paper 16 Successful applications using alternative fuels in Turkey: Luc Rieffel: ATS Group/Walter Materials handling

Paper 17 Practical solutions for efficient and cost saving use of alternative fuels - PFISTER Rotor Weighfeeder – the advanced multifuel dosing system: Michael Schick: FLSmidth Pfister

Paper 18 5 steps to a successful SRF Plant: Marcus Brew: Untha

Paper 19 The production and advantages of using high grade solid recovered fuel from municipal solid waste in the cement industry: David Hooper: Entsorga

Paper 20 Flexible solutions for RDF plants according to customer’s requirements and the influence of RDF feeding on the coal dust feeding systems: Klaus Rupp: Schenck Process

Paper 21 Co-processing Alternative Fuels_ Investment Projects in SRF Systems & Experiences in Hanson UK: Turgut Bayraktar, Hanson Cement

Paper 22 Chances and challenges using x-ray fluorescence spectrometry in the elemental analysis of alternative fuels: Dirk Wissmann, SPECTRO Analytical Instruments

Paper 23 Secondary fuel drying with waste heat at a cement plant, using VADEB technology: Mark Kragting: Vandenbroek International

Paper 24 Taking the right sample and subsequent sample handling – important steps good result: Klaus Moellenbeck, FLSmidth

Paper 25 Combustion by design Büyükçekmece AF case study: Okay Kilinc: Akcansa Cement: Constantine Manias: FCT-Combustion

2012 Conference

Paper 1 Waste co-processing in cement plants - the European experience: Jean-Marie Chandelle: CEMBUREAU

Paper 2 HeidelbergCement collaboration with upstream-partners in the waste supply chain: Jan Theulen: HeidelbergCement

Paper 3 Pricing Factors for AFR - The energy and waste market balance: Ed Verhamme: Alternate Resource Partners

Paper 4 How to make money using AFR despite rising prices: Wim M.G.M. Heldens: Independent Clinker & Cement Consultancy

Paper 5 Optimizing Profitability by alternative fuel combustion with oxygen: Stefan Laux, Dirk Oberschelp, Joaquin De Diego: Praxair

Paper 6 Don’t play with fire – Maximise the benefits from your alternative fuels program: Constantine Manias, Brad Wilson: FCT

Paper 7 Experience of using up to 60% alternative fuel  In the UK lime industry: John Carlill: Steetley Dolomite

Paper 8 Cimprogetti lime kilns - the answer to world demand for greener plants: Oliviero Collarini: Cimprogetti

Paper 9 Achieving over 90 percent TSR: Tom Lowes, Tahir Abbas: CINAR

Paper 10 Maximising secondary fuel burning – Mastering a difficult process: Matthias Mersmann: Aixergee

Paper 11 Update on enhanced substitution of alternative fuels – Recent case studies: Petr Tlamicha, Larry Farmer: Air Products and Chemicals

Paper 13 Alternative fuels challenges and optimisation: Dirk Lechtenberg: MVW Lechtenberg & Partner

Paper 14 Skewer suspension burning for whole tyres in precalciner kilns: John Tiernan: AFS Technology

Paper 15 Imaginative material handling of solid alternative fuel: Boris Sassenrath, Karl Menzel: Vecoplan FuelTrack

Paper 17 SRF as a fuel for the cement industry – A UK case study: Richard Maslen: Fairport Engineering

Paper 18 Explosion protection for silos for secondary fuels: Vincent Grosskopf: Thorwesten Vent

Paper 19 Maximising the benefits of staged combustion: Klaus‐Martin Meier, Edward Le, Ted T Reese: Cadence Environmental Energy

Paper 20 Handling of alternative fuels in a Spanish cement plant: Michael Gramling: MHC Engineering Fördertechnik GmbH

Paper 21 Successful applications using alternative fuels: Luc Rieffel: ATS Group/Walter Materials handling

Paper 23 Latest developments and practical experience in alternative fuels feeding: Klaus Rupp, Frank Thomasberger: Schenck Process

Paper 24 Alternative fuels logistical solutions with case reviews: Reiner Furthmann: AUMUND

2011 Conference

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

2010 Conference

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

2009 Conference

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

2008 Conference

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

2007 Conference (papers)

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