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IREFCON (India International Refractories Congress)

15.02.2012
From 02 to 04 February 2012 the 9th IREFCON (India International Refractories Congress) was held in Calcutta. The Congress and the identically named exposition with national refractory manufacturers and international renowned raw material and machinery suppliers is organized every two years by the Indian Refractory Association IRMA. The event is considered to be the most important refractory event in India.
During 3 days 520 participants from 15 countries could choose from 95 high-level presentations, which were comparable with those presented on the UNITECR held in 2011.

The focus of the congress was on the steel industry. Other subjects were dealing with cement, glass, coke as well as non-ferrous metal industry. In addition, presentations were offered on raw materials, research & development and education issues.

PD Refractories Group was represented by MSLZ representative who reported about the excellent wear behavior of silica bricks installed in coke oven battery after 20 years of service.
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