Pete is one of the foremost emissions experts in the world. He is an accomplished, professionally licensed engineer with more than 15 years of international experience with Process Equipment, Project Execution & Sales for the Cement/Minerals Industries. Pete is an expert in the measurement, prediction, and mitigation of cement plant emissions. He is a proven innovator and inventor, with four patents to his name.
Pete has been involved with the design, startup, troubleshooting, performance evaluation, and process optimization of cement projects in the Americas and Europe. He has lead efforts in the cement industry to optimize NOx reduction utilizing SNCR and in studying heavy metals emissions from cement plants. Pete is also a frequent contributor to industry publications and a presenter at technical conferences and industry-sponsored training events.
Chemical Engineering, B.S.
The Installation of the New Multi-Movable Cooler at Ash Grove Cement – Montana City, FLSmidth 2006 Profit-Producing Technology Seminar, October 2006.
The Installation of the New Horizontal, Fixed Grate-Line Cooler at Ash Grove Cement – Montana City, IEEE/PCA Cement Industry Technical Conference, May 2007.
Montana’s Cooler Investment, International Cement Review, September 2007.
Heavy Metals in the Cement Industry: A Look at Volatile Cycles and Simple Mitigation Techniques, IEEE/PCA Cement Industry Technical Conference, May 2008
Mercury Removal Systems for the Cement Industry, FLSmidth 2008 Profit-Producing Technology Seminar, October 2008.
Mercury Reduction Technologies for Cement Production, 7th Colloquia of Managers and Technicians at Cement Plants, Malaga, Spain, November 2009.
Mercury Control Technologies for the Cement Industry, IEEE/PCA Cement Industry Technical Conference, March 2010.
Processes for Activation and Manufacturing of Supplementary Cementitious Materials, IEEE/PCA Cement Industry Technical Conference, May 2012.
A Systematic Approach to Alternative Fuel Utilization, IEEE/PCA Cement Industry Technical Conference, May 2012.
Better Blended Cements, World Cement, November 2012
Let Us Spray, World Cement, November 2016
Taking Off, World Cement, May 2017
The Lifeblood of Success, World Cement 2017 IEEE Supplement, May 2017
High Efficiency Separator Upgrade: Threading a Separator through the Eye of a Needle, IEEE/PCA Cement Industry Technical Conference, May 2017
Defying Corrosion, World Cement, August 2017
All Mixed Up, World Cement, December 2017
Method and Apparatus for Removing Industrial Contaminants from Industrial Plants, US 7,794,524, Issued September 14, 2010
Mercury Absorption System for Industrial Kiln Applications, US 7,842,265, Issued November 30, 2010
Method and apparatus for removing volatile contaminants from industrial plants, US 8,187,364, Issued May 29, 2012
Process for the Calcination and Manufacture of Synthetic Pozzolan, US 9,458,059, Issued October 4, 2016