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Dyckerhoff plans major Deuna cement carbon capture installation

06 May 2024, Published under Cement News

During the visit of Thuringia's Prime Minister, Bodo Ramelow, at the Dyckerhoff 's Deuna cement plant on 2 May, Dyckerhoff's Managing Director, Patrick Klein, announced that Dyckerhoff is planning to invest around EUR350m in the construction of a carbon capture installation at its Deuna plant in Thuringia. "Once the investment is completed, the Dyckerhoff plant in Deuna will be one of the first plants in Germany to produce and sell Net-Zero cement," said Klein. "I am delighted that Deuna...

Successful kiln lift at Mergelstetten's catch4climate project

21 March 2024, Published under Cement News

A 700t crane was used to lift the kiln into position at Mergelstetten cement plant, Germany, for the ‘catch4climate’   CO 2 capture project on 7 March 2024. The four European cement manufacturers Buzzi SpA ( Dyckerhoff GmbH ), Heidelberg Materials AG , Schwenk Zement GmbH und Co KG and Vicat SA joined forces in In 2019 to start the research company CI4C GmbH & Co KG to jointly realise the ‘catch4climate’ CO 2  capture project. Schwenk's Mergelstetten plant, for the construction a...

Dyckerhoff supplies concrete for U81 light rail line

15 January 2024, Published under Cement News

Dyckerhoff ( Buzzi SpA ) has supplied more than 71,000m 3 of concrete for the construction of the new section of the U81 light rail line, which from 2025 will connect Düsseldorf Airport to the Freiligrathplatz metro stop. The existing U81 line stop at Freiligrathplatz has been expanded, and a high-performance concrete based on Portland PZ Dreifach [CEM I 52.5 R] cement was chosen to ensure continuous operation. The tunnel ramp structure and the new airport subway station will be constr...

Dyckerhoff launches Blue Star white cement

26 June 2023, Published under Cement News

As it launches Dyckerhoff Weiss Blue Star, a white pozzolan cement, Dyckerhoff ( Buzzi SpA Group ) is reducing CO 2  emissions for its white cement.  It is now a question of transferring white cement to a CO 2 -efficient future.  Possible substitutes for the clinker come from the areas of natural and artificial pozzolan. Unfired limestone can also be a useful substitute, depending on the application. Limestone powders are physically-processed mineral additives that ha...

German cement prices rise again

23 March 2023, Published under Cement News

The German statistical office (Statistisches Bundesamt) has published the price index for manufactured goods where cement prices were up by 51.7 per cent in February 2022 YoY, and by 8.9 per cent MoM.   The EUR30/t increases decided in November by Heidelberg Materials , Lafarge ( Holcim ) and Schwenk Zement GmbH & Co KG and above all by Dyckerhoff GmbH ( Buzzi-Unicem ), which asked its clients for +EUR55/t to +EUR65/t are not unrelated to this movement, with the price of the carbon ...

Modifying Germany's carbon capture plans

10 March 2023, Published under Cement News

As a leading industrial nation in the EU, Germany's carbon capture utilisation and storage (CCUS) strategy is key for the succesful reduction of European CO2 emissions. The German government has targeted net zero to be reached in 2045 and the cement sector is expected to play an important part in this drive. Progress is underway with cement industry CCUS projects at Mergelstetten and Rohrdorf featuring in the news. However, there is a concern about adequate underground storage of captured CO...

Dyckerhoff supplies cement for Düsseldorf light rail project

17 February 2023, Published under Cement News

Dyckerhoff is supplying cement and concrete for a new route is being built for the U 81 light rail line, which will connect Düsseldorf airport with the existing light rail network, thus enabling a direct journey from the airport via the old town to the main train station. In the first construction phase, which is 1.9km-long, not only two bridges are being built, one of them almost 0.5km long, but also a ~200m-long dam structure and a ~400m-long tunnel with an underground train station a...

Dyckerhoff CEDUR composite cement rebuilds Lörrach hospital

05 December 2022, Published under Cement News

Dyckerhoff secured an order for the delivery of 68,000m³ of concrete to rebuild the central hospital in Lörrach, southwest Germany. The concrete is produced with Dyckerhoff Cement from the Göllheim and Amöneburg plants. For the duration of the construction period, the Dyckerhoff mobile plants branch operates a mobile mixing plant directly on site. Approximately 6000m³ of ready-mixed concrete of quality C30/37 in consistency F4 was produced in the mobile plant for the foundations,...

German construction sector outlook adds to cement producer worries

10 June 2022, Published under Cement News

Germany's construction sector is showing signs of weakness despite having been supported by strong stimulus plans. This week CIC-Market Solutions reported that the explosion in raw material costs and uncertainty concerns over inflation were impacting stock market prices in the German building materials sector. S&P Global's analysis of May 2022 indicates that rising price pressures dampened demand in the German construction sector with material shortages and uncertainty among clients. Civil ...

Christian Pfeiffer supplies Dyckerhoff's Deuna cement plant

16 March 2022, Published under Cement News

In December Christian Pfeiffer delivered a mill head with welded-on mill shot for a raw mill for Dyckerhoff ’s Deuna cement plant in Germany. Due to the on-time delivery the assembly started according to schedule. The customer reused the trunnion and the assembly was completed successfully.