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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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Work on the brown field cement plant with a capacity of 6,000 tons of clinker per day along with WHRPP of 9 MWs capacity at Farooqia site is on-going as scheduled.
With production starting in May 1969, cement plant 1 reached designed capacity of 300,000 MT clinker per year in 1976.
The monthly report also includes details about shipping indices of cement and clinker trading, and the latest insights on trade in Saudi Arabia and Iraq.
Berth occupancy was 85% at the Port on Monday where a total nine ships namely Maule, Navarino, Nordic Hong Kong, Bao Luckey, Saadet-C, Genuine Venus, Al Soor II, Rising Falcon and Auleo are currently occupying berths to load/ offload containers, Rape Seed, Pain Keemel, Chemical and Diesel Oil, Clinker Bulk and Edible Oil respectively during last 24 hours.
We have exported a sum of 6,620,958 tons of cement and clinker in the first four months of the current year," Secretary of Iran's Cement Industry Employers Guild Association Abdolreza Sheikhan said on Saturday.
As the in present time goes actively developing of saving technologies contribute to increasing use as raw materials for cement production of alternative raw materials [7-9], we investigated the obtaining sulfoferrite clinker based on technogenic materials.
In spite of this rise, it was met with a decrease in selling price of clinker and cement.
Local deliveries of clinker reached 54,000 tons in October, which were exclusively made by the Northern Region Cement Co.
7 percent compared to the figure for the corresponding period last year, he said, noting that clinker exports during the same period demonstrated an increase of 18.
5 billion, announced today that ASEC Minya (formerly the Arab National Cement Company), a key subsidiary of portfolio company ASEC Cement, has started the production of clinker at its 2.
We found that Moroccan oil shale ash can be used up to 30% with 70% Portland clinker without altering its principle properties.
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.
Summary: New clinker line has provided much needed support to meet expected demand in country
Clinker production grew by 10 percent to reach 4 million tonnes, another record, said the report in the Arab News quoting an NCB Capital study.
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.