Issue 09/2015

Content

EDITORIAL

TECHNICAL SOLUTIONS

Allrounder Precision Tuning of Drilling Mud’s Viscosity and Density

Drilling fluids are added to the wellbore to facilitate the drilling process. Improvements in drilling technologies, including more efficient and effective drilling fluids, allow for drilling deeper, longer and more challenging wells. While the technology and chemistry of drilling fluids have become much more complex, the concept has remained ...

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RESEARCH & DEVELOPMENTS

NEWS

New CFO at Schenck Process

Since August 1, 2015, Dr. Othmar Belker is a member of the Management Board and Chief Financial Officer of the Schenck Process Group (Fig.). In this...

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FOLLOW-UPS

FOCUS INDUSTRY

Sand for special cases

The EWK GmbH from Eisenberg in North Palatinate manufactures a broad portfolio of refractory concrete, ramming mass, sprayed material and casting slip, dry vibration and plastic mass – all based on luting sand, which is fire-proof and said to have particularly good bonding properties. These materials are used, for example, in iron ...

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New scales for potash production

The K+S KALI GmbH is a German potash mining company with a long tradition and one of the world’s leading potash producer. The Werra Verbund plant with its locations in Hattdorf and Wintershall in Hessia as well as Unterbreizbach and Merkers in Thuringia is the largest site of the K+S KALI GmbH; the facilities in Werra account for about 45 % of the total production capacity of the K+S Kali GmbH. In the Werra valley, the crude salt is mined in a depth of 800 to 1000 m ...

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Crushed sand washing machine

The CAB Group is an internationally operating family company with its headquarters in the Austrian town of Wernstein, district of Schärding/Austria....

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INTERVIEW