Hungarian producer Duna-Dráva Cement plans an investment which will boost efficiency at the plant and bring it in line with EU environmental norms, company president-CEO Miklós Oberritter. The new kilns will reduce the plant’s emissions of CO2 as well as dust, sales and marketing director János Szarkandi said. The project is expected to start in 2007.
Duna-Dráva Cement was formed with the merger of Beremendi Cement and Dunai Cement in 1997. The company’s staff of 550 produces an annual 2.5Mta of cement. Duna-Dráva Cement is owned by Germany’s HeidelbergZement and Schwenk Zement.