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BillerudKorsnäs reduces CO2 emissions by 5.4Mta

29 September 2020, Published under Cement News

A study led by Peter Holmgren, forestry specialist and former Director General of the Center for International Forestry Research (CIFOR), shows that BillerudKorsnäs' sales of cardboard, paper and pulp contribute to an annual reduction of 5.4Mt of carbon dioxide from the atmosphere. This corresponds to the annual greenhouse gas emissions from the entire Swedish steel industry, or one third of all domestic transport in Sweden.    The figure also includes the negative climate impact from t...

Mondi Paper Bags acquires two cement bag lines in Egypt

29 July 2020, Published under Cement News

Mondi Paper Bags, part of Mondi Group, a leading global packaging and paper manufacturer, has acquired two paper bag lines from Helwan Cement Co and InterCement Sacs, two major cement producers in Egypt. The acquired production lines will increase Mondi's capacity by approximately 60-80m bags annually and strengthen Mondi's position in the Middle Eastern bag market, particularly in supporting suppliers to the construction industry. "We are excited to have signed long-term supply agreements...

Bashundhara Industrial Complex secures land for bagging factory

30 June 2020, Published under Cement News

Bangladesh’s Bashundhara Industrial Complex has signed an agreement for 16 acres of land, located 1km away from Mongla port and another 20km away from the site of a proposed airport in Bagerhat. The company intends to use the land for the construction of a factory that will produce cement bags for its two cement plants.

Siam Cement to buy Vietnamese packaging company

07 April 2020, Published under Cement News

Siam Cement is to acquire a Vietnamese packaging materials maker, Bien Hoa Packaging. The group will purchase Bien Hoa Packaging through a joint venture with top Japanese cardboard maker Rengo. Siam Cement said the size of the deal has yet to be determined, but estimated it would be less than 15 per cent of the Thai group's total assets as of the end of December, which came to THB634.7bn (US$19.2m). Bien Hoa produces 90,000t of cardboard boxes and 10,000t of food packaging materials a year...

San Miguel Corp to use biodegradable cement packaging

18 November 2019, Published under Cement News

San Miguel Corp is set to become the first company to use fully-certified biodegradable plastic packaging in the Philippines. It will be initially used for both food and non-food products, such as cement and feed sacks, grocery bags and other single-use plastic packaging. "Initially, we will use it for cement packaging," said Ramon Ang. "What we will use is a biodegradable plastic woven packaging, or sack. This is proudly developed by Filipino inventors, using local materials, and made by l...

Asian Fine Cements launches new packaging

16 September 2019, Published under Cement News

India’s Asian Fine Cements Pvt Ltd has introduced the country’s first vacuum-tight packaging to the market for its Duraton7X cement. The packaging is expected to reduce water seepage and dust emissions, alongside increasing shelf-life. "We set up a big cement manufacturing facility at Rajpura in Punjab about one-and-a-half years ago with installed capacity of 1.5Mta. As of now we have launched our cement products in the Punjab, Haryana, Himachal Pradesh, Jammu Kashmir states and Union Terr...

Argos opens packaging plant in Dominica

31 May 2019, Published under Cement News

Argos, a cement company of Grupo Argos, has opened a new packing plant on the island of Dominica in the Caribbean to allow a more reliable and timely supply of cement. The plant's packer has three nozzles and a capacity of more than 1000 bags per hour. The scope of the project includes structural and ergonomic improvements and the replacement of the system's dust collector, which will allow for cleaner and more environmentally-friendly processes, says Argos. Argos has been present in the i...

Antarctic mission for Hanson packed products

13 May 2019, Published under Cement News

Bagged cement from Hanson UK's Ketton cement works has been shipped more than 9600 miles for use in the upgrade of Rothera Wharf in Antarctica. The work is part of a long-term programme to modernise infrastructure at British Antarctic Survey’s Rothera Research Station to ensure its facilities continue to enable world-leading research. Together with the commissioning of the RRS Sir David Attenborough, one of the most advanced polar research vessels in the world which is due to come into s...

New Director General at Arodo

11 April 2019, Published under Cement News

After five years at the helm, Marianne Fiers is handing over the reins of Arodo to the new General Director, Joost Van Aaken. Marianne will be taking early retirement on 19 April 2019. Looking to the future, Joost Van Aaken said: “I want to give our people space to work on innovative solutions”, he continues. “Then we can together be proud of each Arodo machine and each customer. Creating added value for everyone, that’s my aim.”

Powtech 2019 : Bagging & packaging

07 March 2019, Published under Cement News

RETURN TO MAIN MENU Aventus GmbH & Co KG ( inc Windmoller & Holscher and Newtec brands ) Hall 1, Stand 518  Web: www.aventus.global Web: www.wuh-group.com Product: FFS technology, Argon, Topas In addition, the joint venture A VENTUS founded last year together with W INDMÖLLER + H ÖLSCHER , the specialist for systems for the packaging of free-flowing bulk materials to the finished pallet, will also be represented at Powtech with its own stan...