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Aalborg Portland plans to reduce CO2 emissions by DKK1.6Mt in 2030

17 June 2022, Published under Cement News

Aalborg Portland ( Cementir group ) claims it has significantly increased its climate ambitions with a new roadmap that sets a ceiling on emissions in 2030. The new plan will ensure CO 2  reductions of 1.6Mt in 2030. The new target is a total emission of no more than 600,000t by 2030, which means that almost 1.6Mt of CO 2  emissions must be cut. Aalborg Portland's new climate plan builds on the agreement that the cement producer entered into with the government in 2020 o...

Aalborg Portland reports sluggish Futurecem sales

27 August 2021, Published under Cement News

Sales of its lower-carbon cement, Futurecem, have not reached the projected volumes of 40,000tpa, 18 months after its market launch, according to Denmark-based Aalborg Portland. To date sales of 2000t have been reported. Aalborg Portland CEO, Michael Lundgaard Thomsen, said the company will carry out a 20-30 per cent price reduction to bring Futurecem’s price in line with that of standard cement. However, he added that the price was not the only reason for the subdued sales of the product....

White cement: beyond colour

23 August 2021, Published under Cement News

The white cement market is no longer seen as simply a niche market solely dependent on the colour of the product for sales. Recent megatrends have been a key driver for leading white cement producer, Cementir Holding NV, to develop new and more sustainable products in premix, dry-mix, precast and ultra-high performance concrete. ICR looks to the future of white cement products and new applications with Michele Di Marino, Cementir’s chief sales, marketing and commercial development officer. ...

Cementir launches FUTURECEM™ with up to 30% lower carbon emissions

11 December 2020, Published under Cement News

On 1 January 2021, Cementir will begin distributing the cement of the future, named F UTURECEM ™, which has a carbon footprint that is up to 30 per cent lower compared to regular cement. Cementir herlads the launch of the patented F UTURECEM ™ technology as a significant contribution to both the green transition of Cementir Group and the construction industry in general.   F UTURECEM ™ is a new grey cement innovated by the group's research and development department in Aalborg, Denmark, ...

Aalborg Excel® is launched by Cementir

06 December 2019, Published under Cement News

Allborg Excel® is the latest product in the Aalborg INWHITE Solution® range A ALBORG EXCEL ® , the second UHPC premixed product, developed under the A ALBORG INWHITE S OLUTION ® has been launched. The product can satisfy manufacturers to seek the ultimate surface detailing and aesthetical expression, within aesthetic and architectural applications, claims A ALBORG . A ALBORG EXCEL ® is self-levelling and fast flowing, allowing combinations with pigments and fibres, achie...

Aalborg puts Cementir on a better global footing

18 April 2019, Published under Cement News

This week Aalborg Portland , owned by Cementir Holdings, reported a record turnover in 2018 of DKK8.895bn (US$1.37bn), the highest that the company has achieved, due to higher sales volumes following acquisitions in Belgium and the US. Aalborg’s key role Aalborg Portland's latest results highlight the importance of the Denmark-based company in supporting Cementir Holdings’ operations throughout the world. It is a key part of Cementir’s 3.3Mta white cement capacity and 20 per cent share ...

Aalborg Portland posts record turnover in 2018

17 April 2019, Published under Cement News

Denmark-based Aalborg Portland has recorded a five per cent rise in turnover to DKK8.90bn (US$1.37bn) in 2018, compared with DKK8.5bn in 2017, which is the company’s highest-ever turnover. The improvement is due to large acquisitions in Belgium and the US, which with satisfactory returns have been able to compensate for stagnation in construction activity in the Nordic region. "We are proud that in 2018 we have delivered both the highest turnover and the best result in the Group's history...

Aalborg launches Extreme Light120

07 January 2019, Published under Cement News

Aalborg Extreme™ Light 120, ia a new generation of premixed ultra high-performance concrete (UHPC) based on Aalborg White ® cement. The product is being released in Europe and will reach the US and China during January 2019. Aalborg Extreme™ Light 120 is the first commercialised product under the Aalborg White Solution™ and is based on  Cementir Holding's recently patented sustainable binder technology, Futurecem™ which offers pozzolanic reactions without being constrained by the availabil...

Aalborg Portland signs 5-year transport deal

26 September 2018, Published under Cement News

Denmark-based Aalborg Portland has signed a five-year cement transport agreement with Demstrup Autotransport and Silo Trans. The two firms will carry out the more than 33,000 transports annually to complete the cement producer’s distribution of more than 1.25Mta of cement.

Aalborg Portland opens new Rochefort terminal

22 September 2017, Published under Cement News

Aalborg Portland has celebrated the opening of its new Rochefort terminal to improve its local presence for white cement customers in southwest France. "We are very pleased that with the new terminal in Rochefort we can expand the market area for white cement from production in Aalborg. This gives an increased level of activity on Danish grounds, that our production in Aalborg is competitive in terms of product, service and quality," said Michael Lundgaard Thomsen, directior of Aalborg ...