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Chryso acquires majority stake in APTEX

15 October 2020, Published under Cement News

The Chryso Group has signed of an agreement to acquire a majority stake in APTEX, a Moroccan construction chemicals company. The Chryso brand has made construction chemicals for the Moroccan market for more than 30 years, while APTEX has been operating for two years in the country, and has a production unit and an application laboratory located in Casablanca. The Chryso-APTEX joint venture will provide cement manufacturers, concrete and precast producers, applicators, construction comp...

Cemtech highlights latest advances in clinker reduction, ARM and new binder concepts

23 September 2020, Published under Cement News

The second day's afternoon session of Cemtech 'Decarbonising the cement industry' virtual conference presented four innovative technology papers on clinker reduction, alternative raw materials and new binder concepts. FLSmidth’s Global Process Line Manager, Steven Miller, outlined why clay calcination is crucial for the cement industry to reduce is carbon footprint. "These projects have a lower capital investment than a new clinker line and produce a 'greener' product," said Steven M...

Chryso acquires Chemtec Admixtures in Ireland

04 October 2018, Published under Cement News

Chryso has announced that it has expanded its admixture business in Ireland with the acquisition of Chemtec Admixtures Ltd, which will provide a unique offering on the growing construction market in the country, according to a press release. Chemtec Admixtures has operated as the exclusive distributor of the company for over 13 years in Ireland, providing admixtures for concrete, demoulding oils and waterproofing agents, mainly to precast manufacturers. "The acquisition of Chemtec Admixtur...

CEM-blanc is launched by Chryso subsidiary in South Africa

23 August 2018, Published under Cement News

a.b.e. Construction Chemicals has launched 'abe CEM-blanc', a new economical white cement which is being made available to the South African retail market.  Elrene Smuts, communications manager for the Chryso Group, says abe CEM-blanc is a general-purpose white Portland cement that provides superior early-strength with added aesthetic and decorative opportunities offered by its colour tone, high strength and durability. Smuts says a.b.e.'s new imported product is compatible with a wide ra...

Cinven completes Chryso acquisition

30 June 2017, Published under Cement News

Cinven, an international private equity company, has acquired Chryso, supplier of additives and cement and concrete improvers. The acquisition was finalised on 28 June 2017. France-based Chryso has upgraded its geographical footprint in recent years and has built new facilities in the UK, Algeria as well as a third plant in Adana, Turkey. Growth for the company has also come by way of acquisition with Betongkemi AB (Chryso Nordic AB), Corretech Qatar (Chryso Gulf) and more recently, Modern...

CHRYSO Hydipco starts production of admixtures, Algeria

20 October 2015, Published under Cement News

CHRYSO announced yesterday that its Algerian subsidiary has started production of CHRYSO® admixtures from its new industrial facility in Algiers. In 2014, CHRYSO set up a joint venture with its Algerian partner Hydipco to boost the former's business development on the domestic market with a strong local team and modern production capabilities, according to the company. The Algiers industrial facility has been operational since mid-2015. It has enabled the new subsidiary, CHRYSO Hy...