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Scandinavia’s CO2 conundrum

07 November 2022, Published under Cement News

The Scandinavian countries of Denmark, Norway and Sweden are home to ~7.3Mta of cement production capacity. This is at odds with government plans to quicken the pace of decarbonisation in a bloc that already has one of the world’s most aggressive CO 2 targets. Yet, greater use of alternative fuels, carbon taxes and advances in CCUS may help solve this conundrum. As Scandinavia invests in modern infrastructure, it is mindful of the need to decarbonise and take care of its landscape...

Cementir Group reports revenue of EUR1248m in 9M22

04 November 2022, Published under Cement News

Cementir’s Group revenue from sales and services in the 9M22 reached EUR1248.2m, up 23.8 per ent compared to EUR1008.3m in 9M21. The increase in revenue is mainly due to price increases, offsetting higher costs for fuel, electricity, raw materials, transport and services, said Cementir.   During the first nine months of 2022, Cementir announced its cement and clinker sales volumes, amounted to 8.2Mt, a fall of 1.7 per cent compared to the same period of 2021. The decline is mainly attr...

FLSmidth signs its first sustainability linked funding agreement

14 October 2022, Published under Cement News

FLSmidth has signed its first sustainability linked funding agreement to support the development of technologies and solutions with a sustainability profile. The loan is provided by the Nordic Investment Bank and runs for seven years. The loan is linked to three core sustainability KPIs of FLSmidth, namely ratio of suppliers having Science-Based Targets, FLSmidth’s own CO 2  emissions (Scope 1 & 2) and finally emission impact from sold products (Scope 3). These three KPIs will ensu...

Claudius Peters Projects GmbH wins Aalborg Portland order

12 October 2022, Published under Cement News

Claudius Peters Projects GmbH has won the contract to supply the basic and detail engineering, mechanical equipment, erection and supervision, as well as the commissioning for the upgrade of the dosing and transport of grey kiln dust and chalk dust, at the cement plant of Aalborg Portland A/S , Denmark ( Cementir Group ). Chalk and grey kiln dust will together with calcined clay be used to substitute clinker for CO 2 reduction.   Planning in an existing building is always a special c...

Denmark installs cement-free pipes

06 September 2022, Published under Cement News

Danish utility company, Aarhus Vand A/S, has become the first customer to install IBF’s Geoprime ® , cement-free pipes. IBF, Denmark’s leading concrete manufacturer, has reduced the CO 2 emissions of its concrete pipes by replacing cement in their manufacture with Betolar’s Geoprime binder. The binder, which is based on blastfurnace slag, more than halves the CO 2 footprint of the pipes compared to ordinary concrete pipes, without compromising on strength, dimensions or resistance to w...

FLSmidth increases cement order intake by 8% in 2Q22

19 August 2022, Published under Cement News

FLSmidth’s cement order intake increased eight per cent organically in the 2Q22, as a result of improved underlying performance and improved market conditions. The quarter included one large product order, valued at more than DKK400m (US$54.28m). Consolidated group order intake advanced 20 per cent organically with currency tailwinds supporting order intake in the quarter by eight per cent.   Cement revenue increased 12 per cent organically, driven mainly by the increase in service reve...

FLSmidth to complete ThyssenKrupp Mining acquisition in August

12 August 2022, Published under Cement News

FLSmidth has announced that all conditions and requirements for the acquisition of thyssenkrupp’s Mining business (TK Mining) have been met. In accordance with the sale and purchase agreement, final closing of the transaction will take place on 31 August 2022. All regulatory clearances have been obtained without imposition of any competition related remedies. The combination of FLSmidth and TK Mining will create a leading global mining technology and service provider with operations fro...

Cementir's revenue totals EUR805m in the 1H22

28 July 2022, Published under Cement News

Cementir's  revenues from sales and services reached EUR805.2m (US$821.7m), an increase of 21.2 per cent compared to EUR664.5m in the 1H21. The increase in revenue is mainly due to price increases reflecting higher costs of fuel, electricity, raw materials, transport and services. EBITDA reached EUR154.7m, up 15.9 per cent from EUR133.5m in the 1H21.  During the first six months of 2022, Cementir’s cement and clinker sales volumes amounted to 5.4Mt, dropping by 0.8 per cent compared to t...

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...

Cementir's 1Q22 regional results boosted by domestic cement sales

09 May 2022, Published under Cement News

In the1Q22 Cementir’s regional revenues were boosted by Danish sales that reached EUR109m, up 17.7 per cent compared to EUR92.6m in the 1Q21, thanks to sustained demand in all business activities and the increase of sales prices, said Cementir. Cement volumes on the domestic market, both grey and white, increased by around 20 per cent due to growth in all the main market segments, due to favourable weather conditions and the start of new infrastructure projects. Exports of white cement,...