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Sweden's Supreme Land and Environmental Court rejects Cementa mining application

08 July 2021, Published under Cement News

The Swedish Supreme Land and Environmental Court has rejected Cementa's application to renew its permit to mine limestone at the company’s existing quarries in Slite, Gotland. The court has rejected the application on the grounds that the impact of the operation on groundwater has not been sufficiently investigated. Cementa's application for a renewed mining permit for the operations in Slite was approved by the Land and Environment Court in January 2020. Subsequently, the judgment has bee...

Gotland could eventially see wind powered cement production

31 January 2019, Published under Cement News

Cementa (HeidelbergCement group) and utility group Vattenfall are proposing a pilot cement plant on the Swedish island of Gotland to be run on wind power instead of fossil fuels. Vattenfall and Cementa will conduct an in-depth study this year into how the pilot plant can be built.  Simulations indicate that the electrification of Cementa's Gotland factory would work well together with the planned expansion of wind energy on the island. The pilot plant project came as a result of Vattenfall...

Cementa applies for 30-year limestone quarry extension

20 December 2017, Published under Cement News

HeidelbergCement-owned Cementa has submitted an application to continue its limestone extraction operations at Degerhamn. The application covers 15Mt of limestone in the next 30 years and Cementa has conducted extensive investigations into the potential impact of the operations on the area’s water supply and surrounding natural resources. "It only turns out to be a marginal impact on the groundwater around the tents and hence no lowering of water levels in any individual wells," said...

Apeco slag conveyor system is installed at Swedish cement plant

22 November 2017, Published under Cement News

Apeco has successfully completed a slag conveyor system project at the Cementa cement plant in Slite, Gotland, Sweden. The supplied conveyors were installed on a hill with limited bearing points, and are capable of transporting sand or slag at a rate of 600tph. Within the framework of the project, Apeco delivered two belt conveyors with different transshipment chutes and flap-valves to the client. The supplier also carried out a comprehensive rebuilding of the transshipment building. ...

New managing director for Cementa

13 September 2017, Published under Cement News

Magnus Ohlsson has taken up his new position as Managing Director of Swedish building material company Cementa. Mr Ohlsson has worked for Cementa and its parent company HeidelbergCement for many years. Since 2014 he has held the position of Marketing Manager and Vice President of Cementa. "I look forward to pushing Cementa further in the same positive spirit," said Mr Ohlsson in a press statement. "Among other things, we will continue our work on our vision of zero carbon emissions during...

Cementa and Vattenfall focus on zero emissions

03 July 2017, Published under Cement News

Cementa and Vattenfall of Sweden are conducting a pilot study on electrified cement production to achieve zero CO2 emissions by 2030, representing a five per cent reduction in Sweden’s total emissions. Cement production that is electrified and supplied by a climate smart Swedish energy system is the future vision in the CemZero collaborative project.   "Electrification within the industry is an important element in the transition to sustainable urban development. We are now going to ...