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dc.contributor.authorAlyasiry, S.
dc.contributor.authorAlkroosh, I.
dc.contributor.authorSarker, Prabir
dc.identifier.citationAlyasiry, S. and Alkroosh, I. and Sarker, P. 2017. Feasibility of producing nano cement in a traditional cement factory in Iraq. Case Studies in Construction Materials. 7: pp. 91-101.

This study investigates the economic feasibility of producing nano cement through the establishment of a production line within an existing cement factory. Creating a nano cement production line within the Alkufa Cement factory in Iraq is selected as a case study. Evaluation measures including internal rate of return (IRR), net present value (NPV) and breakeven point (BEP) are used to evaluate the possible gain that can be achieved from this option. The results demonstrated a positive NPV. The IRR is found to be 26.8% and BEP is reached within 3 years after the establishment of the line. This indicates that producing nano cement in the existing cement factory is economically feasible and can be more advantageous than the ordinary cement.

dc.titleFeasibility of producing nano cement in a traditional cement factory in Iraq
dc.typeJournal Article
dcterms.source.titleCase Studies in Construction Materials
curtin.departmentDepartment of Civil Engineering
curtin.accessStatusOpen access

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