Cement News tagged: Corporate

Hoffmann Green Cement Technologies opens Swiss subsidiary

13 July 2022, Published under Cement News

France-based Hoffmann Green Cement Technologies (HGCT) announced the opening of its first international subsidiary in Switzerland, as part of a joint venture with an undisclosed Swiss construction company. The joint venture will be the exclusive distributor of HGCT’s cement in Switzerland. Julien Blanchard and David Hoffmann, co-founders of Hoffmann Green Cement Technologies, said: "After s...

Shree Cement targets improved distribution

07 July 2022, Published under Cement News

Shree Cement , India's country’s third-largest cement group, plans to increase its share in its existing markets by offering varied products based on requirements of different customers and improving distribution as a short-term goal.  “We are envisioning an increase in installed capacity to 80Mta by 2030, exploring new geographies through both the organic and inorganic routes,” Prashant B...

Holcim El Salvador starts Plants of Tomorrow technology at Maya plant

07 July 2022, Published under Cement News

Holcim El Salvador has been celebrating the opening of its state-of-the-art Maya cement plant.   The Maya plant upgrade is part of the group’s 'Plants of Tomorrow' programme, one of the largest roll-outs of Industry 4.0 in the building materials industry.  At Maya, the company is deploying innovative technologies for increased safety, efficiency and sustainability, including a remote...

Holcim to acquire building solutions provider Cantillana

08 July 2022, Published under Cement News

Holcim has entered into an agreement to acquire Cantillana, a key Belgium-based specialty building solutions provider. With estimated net sales of EUR80m in 2022, Cantillana’s extensive experience in façade construction systems and external thermal insulation composite systems will further strengthen Holcim’s position in building renovation and energy efficiency solutions. It follows recent ac...

CalPortland acquires Redding cement plant

CalPortland acquires Redding cement plant

07 July 2022, Published under Cement News

CalPortland has purchased the Redding cement plant and other assets from Martin Marietta Materials Inc. In addition to the Redding cement plant in northern California, the assets include related cement distribution terminals and 14 ready-mixed concrete plants located in California. “We are pleased to welcome the new employees and related facilities to the CalPortland family,” said Allen Ham...

RCC Cements MD resigns

05 July 2022, Published under Cement News

Sunil Kumar has tendered his resignation from his role as managing director of New Delhi-based RCC Cements Ltd, according to a letter to the Bombay Stock Exchange dated 4 July 2022. The letter will now be placed before the Board of Directors for consideration, reports Reuters.

UltraTech Cement stalls on plant purchase

UltraTech Cement stalls on plant purchase

07 July 2022, Published under Cement News

UltraTech Cement has reportedly done a U-turn on its agreement to purchase a cement plant from Jaiprakash Associates. The 3Mta plant formed part of UltraTech's acquisition of six integrated cement plants and five grinding units from the Jaypee Group , at a total cost of INR161,890m (US$2.4bn). A number of environnmental clearances were pending related to the plant, according to The Econo...

Holcim acquires Mathers Group

04 July 2022, Published under Cement News

Holcim has acquired the quarry and asphalt businesses of Mathers Group Inc in Quebec, Canada, including Carrière St-Eustache Ltée and Pavage St-Eustache Ltée. The acquisition advances Holcim’s “Strategy 2025 – Accelerating Green Growth”. This acquisition will expand the Holcim Group’s footprint in the dynamic Quebec market, where infrastructure investment is projected to drive high growth a...

MSG Group signs Berbera plant deal with Bedeschi

01 July 2022, Published under Cement News

MSG Group of Companies through its Dubai based subsidiary company, Horn Holding Group Ltd (HHG), has signed an agreement with Bedeschi SPA for the construction of phase 1 of an integrated cement plant in Berbera, Somaliland. The plant will take about 18 months to construct with installed cement capacity of 700,000tpa. The entire plant project will take three years to complete with a productio...

CIMERWA posts 6M revenues of RWF44bn

08 July 2022, Published under Cement News

CIMERWA Plc ( PPC Group ) has announced a RWF5.2bn (US$5m) net profit in the six months for the period ended 31 March 2022 with total revenue of RWF44bn, indicating a 45 per cent increase compared to the same period last year. Albert Sigei, the CEO of CIMERWA Plc,   said: “It has been a great six months and the main factors that helped us include improvement in plant operating efficie...

Hanson receives social value management certificate

30 June 2022, Published under Cement News

Hanson UK ( HeidelbergCement group ) has become the first building materials supplier to be awarded the Social Management Certificate Level 1 ‘Commit’ by Social Value UK. The announcement recognises the company’s commitment to implement systems and processes that will help it measure, manage and maximise its social value and its impact on, and role in, society. It follows an assessment...

Nuvoco Vistas to open 1.2Mt grinding plant

30 June 2022, Published under Cement News

Nuvoco Vistas Corp Ltd , India's fifth-largest cement group, is planning to set up a 1.2Mta grinding plant at its existing works in Bhiwani , Haryana, as part of its expansion in the North region of the country. According to the company, the new grinding facility will aid full utilisation of clinker production in the region. Its flagship brands - Concreto, Duraguard and Double Bull - offe...

The India Cements acquires Springway Mining Pvt Ltd

29 June 2022, Published under Cement News

The India Cements Ltd has completed its acquisition of Springway Mining Pvt Ltd (SMPL). With effect from 27 June 2022, SMPL has become a wholly-owned subsdiary of The India Cements Ltd. SMPL is in the process of setting up a cement plant in Madhya Pradesh.

Sika to open new US concrete admixtures plant

29 June 2022, Published under Cement News

Sika is opening a new manufacturing plant for concrete admixtures in Stafford, Virginia, USA to help meet demand in the Northeast and Mid-Atlantic regions. According to the company, the new plant is well positioned to support the addiitonal needs of the announced infrastructure programme of CHF200-250bn (US$209-216bn) in these two regions. The new facility in Stafford will be the second-bigges...

WCA welcomes Maweni Limestone

01 July 2022, Published under Cement News

The World Cement Association (WCA) announced that Maweni Limestone Ltd , a subsidiary of Huaxin Cement Group , has joined the organisation as a corporate member. Located in Tanzania, Maweni Limestone is one of east Africa’s leading cement producers. Acquired and rebuilt by Huaxin Cement Group in 2020, the company has an output of 1.5Mta of cement. WCA CEO, Ian Riley, comments: “We look f...

Ecocem welcomes new national sales manager UK

29 June 2022, Published under Cement News

Ecocem has appointed Mark Till as national sales manager for the UK. Mr Till, an employee of Ecocem GB for the past three years, brings over 20 years of construction experience to his new role. Prior to joining Ecocem, he worked in the admixture industry and has an in-depth knowledge of the UK concrete and cement markets. Commenting on Mr Till's appointment, Micheál McKittrick, managing dir...