Cement Business & Industry Brazil & LatAm 2019

Cement Business & Industry Brazil & LatAm 2019

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April  11-12, 2019 | Brazil - Sao Paulo | Sheraton WTC Hotel

CBI Brazil & LatAm 2019 is the leading event dedicated to senior level executives and decision makers in the Latin American cement industry. The leading techno-commercial conference & exhibition will focus on content for not only the Brazilian cement and lime sectors, but also the broader Latin American industry.

The conference will be having English- Portuguese simultaneous translation.

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Supported by 



  • Cement producers

  • Equipment vendors

  • Strategy & M&A

  • Financial & equity analysts

  • Sales & marketing specialists

  • Traders

  • Technical & operations specialists

  • Engineering, environmental &logistics professionals


  • Market perspective, forecast & competitive outlook

  • Alternative fuels, new business models

  • Environmental performance management

  • Finance & capital markets

  • Efficiency, innovation, new developments

  • Technology, operations & best practices

  • Maintenance, production & operations specialists





DAY 1 , April 11, Thursday

08:00-09:00 Registration

09:00-09:15 Welcome and Introductions

09:15-11:00 Session 1

World outlook – production, consumption, market strategy for future expansions – is LatAm delivering results at the expected rate?
New Brazilian Standards for cement
CO2 taxation
Policy and frameworks for using Alternative fuels in cement production

11:00-11:30 Coffee Break

11:30-13:00 Session 2

Unlocking financing for mainstreaming AFRs in Brazil & LatAm
Optimizing production processes to save cost and enhance productivity
Waste heat recovery solutions
Reducing water usage in the cement industry

13:00-14:00 Lunch

14:00-16:00 Session 3A Alternative Fuels  

Outlook for world use of alternative fuels- successful examples and case studies
New grinding technology and grinding aids for cement plants, including those for AF
Municipal waste for fueling purposes contracts with municipalities, difficulties in the process
Shredding of alternative fuels

14:00-16:00 Session 3B Alternative Raw Materials

Trends and developments in concrete use of ARMs
The untapped potential of Fly Ash as Alternate Raw Material Non-ferrous slags (copper, nickel) vs other slags
Aggregates in construction – geopolymers as replacement

16:00-16:30 Coffee Break

16:30-18:00 Session 4A Alternative Fuels

Energy Savings and Carbon Mitigation through Enhanced use of AF
Emerging technologies - Using low-grade alternative fuels in precalciners
Alternative fuels and raw materials in cement kilns: Cement quality and concrete performance
Win-win possibilities of cutting GHG emissions and disposing of wastes by using AFR

16:30- 18:00 Session 4B Waste to energy and Co-Incineration

Waste Transportation – International Best Practices
Waste conversion market update
Innovative Partnership Models to Promote alternative fuels
Separation technologies

18:00+ Cocktail and Networking 

DAY 2, April 12, Friday

09:00-09:15 Welcome and Introductions

09:15-11:00 Session 1 Industry Sessions: Alternative Resources: Fuels and Raw Materials 

A: Cement usage and technology
New developments on Alternative Fuels
Equipment/systems for increasing AF utilization
AF Usage implications for pyro equipment needs
Supply chain and pre-processing

11:00-11:30 Coffee Break 

11:30-13:00 Session 2
Industry 4.0 in Cement Business
Cement applications

Panel Discussion 

Does using waste as alternative fuels and raw materials have any effect on cement quality?
Does using alternative fuels and raw materials have any effect on concrete properties? Is the durability of concrete affected?

13:00+ Closing

Past Participating Companies 

Some of the leading companies that have previously participated in this conference series include:


  • A Tec Production & Services

  • AAF Brasil

  • Abimaq


  • All Minmetal Intl.

  • Allfran

  • Alstom

  • American Air Filter Brasil

  • ArcelorMittal

  • Argos Colombia

  • Argus

  • Associação Brasileira de Cerâmica

  • Association Brasil de Cimento Portland

  • Assuncao Representacoes

  • Aumund

  • Austrian Government

  • Autochartering

  • Bahamut

  • Banco Inercorp

  • BASF

  • Bedeschi SPA

  • Benue Cement

  • Beumer

  • Boldrocchi

  • Brazil Steel Institute

  • BRC Cimentos

  • Brennand Cimentos

  • Brennand Energia

  • Bruker do Brasil

  • BWF Envirotec

  • Cal & Cemento Sur S.A.


  • Camargo Correa

  • Carmeuse Lime & Stone

  • Cimpor Cimentos de Brasil

  • Cemengal

  • Cementos Argos

  • Cementos Avellaneda

  • Cementos Fortaleza

  • Cementos Melon

  • Cementos Progresso

  • Cemex

  • CEMI

  • Christian Pfeiffer

  • Cia de Cimento Itambé

  • CIMAR – Cimentos do Maranhão

  • Cimento Planazto

  • Cimento Tupi

  • Cimentos da Bahia S.A.

  • Cimentos Liz


  • Cimpor

  • Cimprogetti

  • Cimento Planalto

  • Ciplan Cemento

  • Clanap

  • Claudius Peters

  • CMLG System Process

  • Companhia Industrial de Cimento Apodi

  • Companhia Nacional de Cimento - CNC

  • Companhia Siderúrgica Nacional – CSN

  • Consorcio Inversiones Panamericanas Grupo Estrella

  • Consultoria E Servicos

  • CPP – Cimento Portland Participações

  • CPX

  • CSM

  • CW Group

  • Dal Group

  • Densit

  • Dhayoe Projetos

  • Distritec

  • Dome Technology

  • Domicem

  • DyckerhoffAG

  • Dynamis

  • Eberhart Capital

  • Eco-Processa Tratamento de Resíduos

  • ERG Mineracao

  • Estanda

  • Eutectic

  • F9 Consulting Brasil- Consuiones

  • Federal Ministry of the Cities

  • Federal University of Minas

  • Gerais - UFMG

  • Fives FCB

  • FLS PA Services des Tecnicos

  • FLSmidth

  • Fons Technology International

  • Fritz & Macziol

  • Fuchs do Brasil

  • Gebr. Pfeiffer

  • Gerdau

  • Global Cement

  • Global for Telecom

  • GMI Global

  • Golder Associates

  • Grace Brasil

  • Grupo Nassau

  • Haver & Boecker Latinoamericana Máquinas

  • HC Trading Malta

  • HGH Infrared Systems

  • Holcim

  • Humboldt Wedag do Brasil Serviços

  • Hunter Construction

  • IKN do Brasil

  • IKN

  • Indústria de Calcinação

  • Industria de Isolantes Térmicos-Calorisol

  • Industria Venezolana de Cementos

  • Instituto Aço Brasil

  • InterCement

  • International Materials

  • Intex

  • IPT

  • Itaoeste Serviços e Participações

  • Iteca Socadei

  • JMA Entreprise

  • Jofege

  • Kalenborn do Brasil

  • Kawasaki Heavy Industries

  • Klabin

  • L & G Projetos Industriais

  • Lafarge

  • Lhoist

  • Lindner Recyclingtech, Groh

  • Liz Cimentos

  • Loesche

  • Loma Negra

  • LV Latino America

  • LVT

  • M&M Consultoria

  • Weber

  • Saint-Gobain

  • Thorwesten

  • Thyssenkrupp

  • TM Concrete

  • Thermax Limited Enviro Division

  • Thermo Fisher Scientific

  • SIKA

  • Torvald Klaveness

  • Tracim Cimento

  • Universal Bulk Trading

  • University of Sao Paulo


  • Verbor Latina Americana Projectos e Servicios

  • Vicat

  • Votorantim

  • Way Carbon

  • Yura

  • ZAG International

  • M/s. Taiheiyo Engineering Corporation (TEC)

  • Magnesita

  • Mapei

  • Martin Engineering

  • Marubeni Brasil

  • Meta Foreign Trade

  • Metzkerandrade Ecoeficiencia Industrial

  • Mineração Belocal

  • Mineradora Belocal Arcos MG

  • Mitsubishi Corporation de Brasil

  • Mizu

  • Cimentos

  • Moctezuma

  • Morgan Stanley

  • MUT

  • Neomix

  • Norden Tankers & Bulkers do Brazil

  • Obre S/A Indisteria e comercio

  • PANalytical


  • Perrain Machado Eventos

  • Petrobras

  • Pigmencem

  • Pluribank

  • Plurisport

  • Polysius do Brasil

  • Pragotec

  • Pro Publishers

  • Promac


  • Proterma do Brasil LTDA

  • Protermq

  • Pt. Penta Chemicals Indonesia

  • Raymond Bartlett Snow - Arvos Group

  • Refractarios Argentinos S.A.I.C.M.

  • Refratechnik Cement

  • Rigaku Corporation

  • Rip Servicos Industriais

  • Robecco

  • Rockwell Automotion

  • RUD


  • Saxum

  • Scantech International

  • Schenck

  • Scheuch & Tersel

  • Semco Equipamentos Industriais

  • Sindicato Nacional da Industria Cimento

  • Sinerminco S.A.C.

  • Snef Brazil

  • Spraying Systems

  • Support Cargo

  • Supremo Cimentos

  • Teckma Engenharia

  • Tenova do Brasil






Important visa and travel information: Obtaining a necessary visa is the responsibility of the delegate, check with your local embassy and if you are required to obtain a visa, please allow enough time for your application to be processed before you travel. Please also note that travel expenses and hotel accommodation are not included in the registration fee.

For those delegates traveling from abroad requesting a Letter of Invitation please send your request to sales@gmiforum.com

Please e-mail sales@gmiforum.com for more information. Click here to download the Registration Form.

Best Cement & Lime Project award at CBI Brazil & LatAm 2019

GMI Global is excited to announce the 5th edition of the “Dr. Clemente Greco award for Best Cement & Lime Project 2019” that will be awarded at the annual Cement Business & Industry conference and exhibition.

As GMI Global carries on the tradition of the conference and exhibition previously championed by Adriano Greco, we honor the legacy of his father and great professor and engineer, Dr. Clemente Greco, with a symbolic award for the “best new project”.

We are asking all registered professionals from cement companies to nominate project using the below criteria and a committee of CemWeek - the leading global cement information platform and publication - staff will evaluate the nominations according to a set of specific criteria.

The award will be presented at the cocktail on April 11 at 05:30 PM. Do not miss this exciting award and ceremony!

 The Award is a leading industry initiative that designates the best cement & lime engineering projects from Brazil & Latin America for “The Best Cement Manufacturing Project (engineering award)” and The Best Cement Innovation, Environmental or Sustainability Project.

Register to win the best engineering project in the field of cement and lime by submitting it to Beatrice Ene: be@gmiforum.com, making sure you meet the criteria below :

  • Provide a brief description of the project (including company, plant), including key metrics e.g., tph, kWh, utilization, and investment (2-3 sentences)

  • Indicate the status of the project and its location

  • Explain in 2-3 sentences why this project is a) innovative, b) supportive of improved performance, c) furthers sustainable manufacturing

  • Explain why this is the “best new cement and lime project” (1 sentence)

  • Indicate who the prime suppliers are for the project

  • The recommended font for the text is Times New Roman, 12 pt.

Please note that only the companies that register can participate. And only the present delegates representing the companies can claim the prize.

Deadline: Please send your nomination to us by March 26, 2019.

We look forward to your nominations and together introducing the Dr Clemente Greco award at the conference in a few weeks!


A GMI Global tem o prazer de anunciar a apresentação do “Prêmio Dr. Clemente Greco de Melhor Projeto de Cimento e Cal “, que será atribuído na conferência anual Cement Business & Industry de 11 a 12 de abril em São Paulo, Brasil.

Como a GMI Global continua a tradição da conferência e exposição anteriormente promovida por Adriano Greco, honramos o legado de seu pai e grande professor e engenheiro, Dr. Clemente Greco, com um prêmio simbólico pelo “melhor novo projeto”.

Estamos solicitando a todos os profissionais registrados de empresas de cimento que nomeiem un projeto utilizando os critérios abaixo. E um equipe dao CemWeek - a plataforma líder global de informações sobre cimento avaliará as nomeações de acordo com um conjunto de critérios específicos.

O prêmio será entregue no coquetel no dia 11 de abril às 05:30 PM. Não perca estae premiação e cerimônia emocionantes!

O Prêmio é uma iniciativa líder na indústria que designa os melhores projetos de engenharia de cimento e cal do Brasil e da América Latina para “O Melhor Projeto de Fabricação de Cimento (prêmio de engenharia)” e Melhor Projeto de Cimento ao nível de Inovação, Ambiente ou Sustentabilidade”.

Registre-se para ganhar o melhor projeto de engenharia na área do cimento e da cal submetendo-o a Beatrice Ene: be@gmiforum.com, certificando-se de que cumpre os critérios abaixo: 

Forneça uma breve descrição do seu projeto (incluindo a empresa e fábricas), contendo métricas-chave (ex.: tph, kWh, utilização e investimento) em 2-3 frases.

  • Indique o estado do projeto e a sua localização. 

  • Descreva em 2-3 frases o porquê de este projeto : a) ser inovador b) apoiar um melhor desempenho c) promover a produção sustentável.

  • Explique o porquê de este ser o “melhor projeto de cimento e cal.

  • Indique os maiores fornecedores do projeto. 

  • O tipo de letra recomendado para o texto é Times New Roman, 12 pt.

Por favor note que apenas empresas registadas podem participar. E apenas os representantes destas empresas que estejam presentes podem reclamar o prémio.

Prazo: envie sua nomeação até 26 de março de 2019.

Aguardamos ansiosamente as suas nomeações e juntos apresentaremos o prêmio Dr. Clemente Greco na conferência dentro de algumas semanas!


Exhibition & Sponsorship packages available!

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For more details, exhibition options and custom offers please contact us at sales@gmiforum.com

Venue and accommodation

Sheraton São Paulo WTC Hotel offers accommodations in Sao Paulo. The hotel has an outdoor pool and fitness center, and guests can enjoy a drink at the bar. Private parking is available on site.All rooms include a flat-screen TV. Each room is fitted with a private bathroom. For your comfort, you will find free toiletries and a hairdryer. There is a 24-hour front desk, hairdresser's, and gift shop at the building. 

Rates available upon requests!