There are still places available.

Learning objectives

  • Comprehensive knowledge of practical preventive maintenance solutions
  • Better understanding of rotary kiln and ball mill behaviour
  • Troubleshooting
  • Refractories
  • Optimisation of uptime and cost factors

Target groups

  • Maintenance managers
  • Maintenance planners
  • Maintenance staff
  • Engineers
  • Supervisors
  • Team leader mechanics


  • Theoretical and practical maintenance inspection and measurement solutions
  • Open gear lubrication and application
  • Online machinery diagnostic and vibration analysis
  • Necessity of non-distortion testing (NDT) and analysis
  • Refractory material and installation


  • Presentations
  • Hands-on practical inspection training
  • Team work, group discussion


Five-day classroom training and practical on site lessons


Cement plant in Germany and VDZ, Toulouser Allee 71, 40476 Duesseldorf, Germany (nearest airport: DUS International)


The training course is led by highly skilled and experienced engineers.


Upon successful completion of the training course the participants will receive a certificate of attendance.


How to find VDZ

Toulouser Allee 71
40476 Düsseldorf

From DUS Airport

6 minutes
from Düsseldorf airport take the S1 in the direction of Solingen;
from Düsseldorf Airport Terminal with the S11 towards Bergisch Gladbach;
in each case as far as the Düsseldorf-Derendorf stop

12 minutes
by taxi

From Central Station

6 minutes
take the S 1 in the direction of Duisburg or Dortmund;
with the S 6 in the direction of Essen;
with the S 11 in the direction of Düsseldorf Airport Terminal;
in each case as far as the Düsseldorf-Derendorf stop

15 minutes
by taxi

Arrival by car

Please note: The only reasonable way to reach us by car is from the north via the B1 (Heinrich-Erhardt-Straße). From there, you can turn towards the University of Applied Sciences Düsseldorf (HSD) into Toulouser Allee and follow this street for about 500 m until you reach the entrance to the new VDZ building (Toulouser Allee 71, 40476 Düsseldorf) on the south side of the building.

Are you interested in the training programme?

Register for the event now.

2.500,- € per participant


„Plant Maintenance and Refractories Course“
17.05. - 21.05.2021

2.500,- €

Person to contact

Do you have questions regarding this training course?

Julia Volchkova

+49-211-45 78-402

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