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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 ...

Denmark: A Tec upgrades calciners at Aalborg Portland Cement

09 March 2017, Published under Cement News

Two new calciners have been designed and delivered by A TEC to Cementir's Aalborg Portland cement plant at Rørdal during the annual kiln stop in February/March 2017. The project aims to increase the production of grey clinker by modifying the 4500tpd semi-dry kiln system which was originally commissioned in 1988. A TEC will adapt the flow pattern of the calciner system to improve gas flow behaviour and operation of the system significantly. The design will be configured for the usage of 10...

Aalborg Portland close to sealing Belgian acquisition

25 August 2016, Published under Cement News

Danish cement company Aalborg Portland has acquired Belgian cement company Compagnie des Ciments Belges (CCB) for DKK2.30bn (US$349.81m). The acquisition increases Aalborg Portland's operations by 20 per cent and boosts its turnover from DKK6.5bn posted in 2015 to over DKK8bn. Henning Brook, CFO at Aalborg Portland, states that the acquisition will only marginally affect the financial report for 2016, but that the acquisition is still pending approval from European competition authori...

Aalborg welcomes decision to phase out NOx tax

08 October 2015, Published under Cement News

Following Denmark's Budget 2016 announcement, domestic cement producer Aalborg Portland has “warmly” welcomed the government's decision to phase out the NOx tax from 1 July 2016. “It is indeed very good news and a very positive message for us as energy-intensive business that the Government proposes a removal of a Danish special fee which none of our competitors are subject to. It is a strong signal that the Government has confidence in the investment climate in the energy-intensive produc...

New managing director at Unicon A/S

25 June 2015, Published under Cement News

Søren Holm Christensen, finance director in the Nordic and Baltic region of Cementir Holding, has been appointed managing director for its subsidiary, Unicon A/S in Denmark, as of 1 September 2015. Søren Holm Christensen takes over from Jesper Knudsen, who will take on a position as CEO of EL:CON, after nine years of employment, including six as Regional Director.