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5-day Arabic Milling Course 2017

5-day Arabic Milling Course 2017

5-day Arabic Milling Course 2017

5-day Arabic Milling Course 2017
5-day Arabic Milling Course 2017


IAOM MEA 5-day Arabic Milling Course

15-19 October 2017

(Diamond Meeting Room, Novotel Dubai World Trade Centre, UAE)


• Understanding the key elements and parameters in milling
• Achieving plant efficiency and highest flour yield
• Operational milling excellence


SUNDAY: Reception at Diamond Meeting Room, Novotel DWTC

  • Explanation of administrative matters/formalities
  • Grain varieties
  • Overview on the different grains and their application for food
  • Overview of a flour milling plant
  • Reception, silo, cleaning section, mill, finished product silo, packing, bulk loading
  • Wheat cleaning section
  • Cleaning section machines, their function and applications.
  • Flow sheet concepts


  • Wheat cleaning and conditioning
  • Ideal preparation/conditioning of wheat for the milling process.
  • Milling machines
  • Design and function of the key machines; rollermill, purifier, detacher, bran finisher and plansifter


  • Milling machines – continuation (part 2)
  • Mill flowsheet technology
  • Principles and design of a mill flowsheet; Break passages, purifiers, reduction passages


  • Mill flow sheet technology – continuation (part 2)
  • Aspiration and mill pneumatic
  • Design and function of fan, blowers and filters


  • Finished product silo
  • Quality control and elements for quality assurance in the finished product silo
  • Quality control in the laboratory
  • Basic analysis of the grain and flour


Abdelkrim Alahiane, Head Miller & Feed Milling Specialist, Buhler Dubai

Mr Abdelkrim Alahiane worked in the flour milling business since 2005 for different flour mills in Morocco, Libya, UAE and Nigeria. After graduating form the Swiss Milling School in 2014, he joined Buhler as Head Miller and Feed Specialist, responsible of plants and single machines commissioning, performing existing plants as well as millers training either in-house or at the African Milling School.

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