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clinker

1. n. a mistake; (in music) a misplayed note. Look at the score, man! That series of clinkers just isn’t there.
2. n. a worthless person or thing. (From the term for a cinder.) Ralph has turned out to be a real clinker. We’ll have to pink slip him.
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CW Research's Med Basin, Persian Gulf - Arabian Sea and East Africa Cement and Clinker price assessment product is a monthly report providing timely updates on actual pricing for cargoes with prompt delivery (next 30-60 days).
This is relatively common in modern pre-heater/pre-calciner retrofitted plants; the $333,000 cost differential of CKD versus limestone is still incurred plus there is lost clinker production.
Calculation of the raw material mixture for the production of sulfoferrite clinker produced by glandular and sulfate modules and characterizing the resulting SFC mineralogical composition, namely basicity sulfoferrite calcium and its percentage with respect to belite [2, 11].
However, as fixed asset investments in Henan accelerated in the second half, the cement sector has picked up gradually since the fourth quarter, and cement and clinker prices staged a bigger rebound.
Holcim uses 400 000 t of burnt shale every year to substitute clinker.
Meanwhile, quantities of imported clinker hit 780,000 tons in October 2013 the biggest portion imported by YCC at 182,000 tons, followed by the Arabian Cement Co.
The $360 million greenfield plant has implemented the most advanced technology in cement and clinker manufacturing and is in strict adherence with international environmental standards," said the media statement.
Historic and forecast market values for the concrete and cement market and its categories (cement clinker, factory-made mortars, portland cement, refractory cements, mortars & concretes, other hydraulic cements, ready-mixed concrete and prefabricated structural components) for the period 2007 through to 2016
They cover calcium aluminate cements; alternative low-carbon-dioxide green clinkering processes; the microscopy of clinker and hydraulic cements; industrial X-ray diffraction analysis of building materials; Reitveld quantitative phase analysis of ordinary Portland cement clinkers, cements, and hydration products; supplementary cementious materials; and deleterious reactions of aggregate with alkalis in concrete.
This substantial intervention will lead to a 20 per cent year-on-year increase in the production of both clinker and cement.
A new clinker line installed by Oman Cement Company proved useful in helping it meet some of the high demand for cement at a time when two older lines had to be shut down for maintenance, rebricking and other minor operational issues.
The "Ciment de Bizerte" company, which has not been privatised like the majority of other Tunisian cement plants, produces 900 thousand tons of clinker per year.
El-Nahda's plant, built by China's TCDRI, has a nominal output of 5,500 tons of clinker per day and is scheduled to go into production in the third quarter of this year.
According to the Union of Turkish Cement Producers, Turkey's exports of clinker dropped by 29.
World trade in cement and clinker was noted at 150Mt in 2010 of which seaborne trade was estimated at 105Mt.