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Buzzi Unicem launched CGreen in Germany and Italy

23 February 2022, Published under Cement News

Buzzi Unicem has launched the new product line called CGreen, a family of CO 2 efficient cements, on the Italian and German markets.  CGreen marks the natural evolution of Buzzi Unicem's hydraulic binders, continuing in the footsteps of a long tradition of high-quality, high-performance products. The CGreen line was developed by selecting suitable active additions, partially replacing clinker, optimising grinding and mixing conditions and using new generation additives, at the same ...

Hranice sees 12% increase in 2020 profit

26 April 2021, Published under Cement News

Czech cement producer Cement Hranice, owned by Germany-based Dyckerhoff AG, saw its profit rise 12.1 per cent YoY to CZK561.5m (US$26.2m) in 2020 on sales of CZK1.797bn, up 1.2 per cent YoY. "Cement and other product sales declined by 3.4 per cent YoY in 2020 owing to lower supplies to the sister Slovak company ZAPA beton," said board member Roman Michalcik. Cement sales in the Czech market totalled CZK1.386bn, while exports accounted for the rest. Domestic sales increased by around CZK4...

CI4C consortium makes progress with carbon capture project

19 November 2020, Published under Cement News

The pilot project "catch4climate", for which four cement manufacturers have joined forces, is set to capture CO 2 at the site of the Mergelstetten cement plant in southern Germany. For this, the consortium intends to build and operate its own demonstration plant on a semi-industrial scale, where the oxyfuel process will be applied for CO 2 capture. The captured CO 2 will then be used to produce "reFuels", climate-neutral synthetic fuels such as kerosene for air traffic, with the help of r...

Buzzi Unicem: Italy and beyond

26 May 2020, Published under Cement News

The growth of Buzzi Unicem into a major multinational has taken more than a century. While its operations span the Atlantic and stretch to the Russian Urals in the east and the Mediterranean Sea and Middle East to the south, the company remains a family business with a fascinating history of cement, ready-mix and aggregate production. In its home base of Italy, Buzzi Unicem operates around 13Mta of cement capacity, including the Vernasca plant pictured Buzzi Unicem’s roots date ...

Dyckerhoff Cement Ukraine sees 414% surge in profit

06 March 2020, Published under Cement News

Dyckerhoff Cement Ukraine has reported a 414.2 per cent surge in profit to UAH814.27m (US$32.7m) for 2019, against UAH158.36m in the previous year, according to the Ukrainian News Agency. The company’s total assets as of the end of 2019 also increased by 8.7 per cent YoY to UAH2.65bn.

Ukraine picks up the pace

17 April 2019, Published under Cement News

Ahead of the forthcoming UkrCemFor 2019 conference in Kiev next month, Pavlo Kachur, chairman of the Association of Cement Producers of Ukraine (Ukrcement), provides a timely update on the domestic cement sector’s priorities, progress and prospects. CRH-owned Mykolaiv Cement’s 1.3Mta works is one of the three cement plants owned by the Irish group in Ukraine ICR: How did the Ukrainian construction industry and domestic cement demand perform in 2018? Pavlo Kachur (PK): The st...

Czech Cement Hranice sees 6% YoY sales rise in 2017

30 April 2018, Published under Cement News

Cement Hranice reported a 6.3 per cent YoY sales increase to CZK1.569bn (US$74.6m) in 2017 from CZK1.476bn in the previous year. The Dyckerhoff-owned Czech producer supplied product with a value of around CZK1.12bn of sales to the domestic market and a further CZK450m represented exports, according to the Czech News Agency. "The year 2017 was characterised by a growth in the volume of sales both in the Czech Republic and Slovakia. The Czech construction sector continued growing, and than...

Dyckerhoff to acquire Portland Zement Seibel und Söhne GmbH & Co

13 March 2018, Published under Cement News

Dyckerhoff, owned by Italian company Buzzi-Unicem, has announced the acquisition of independent German cement producer Portland Zement Seibel und Söhne GmbH & Co, more commonly known as “der böse Seibel” (Seibel the bad), reports CM-CIC Market Solutions.

The acquisition is subject to the prior approval of the Bundeskartellamt. Commenting on the potential acquisition, CM-CIC Market Solutions said: "This deal is a powerful symbol. Porland Zement Seibel und Söhne, for which revenues are est...

Ukraine: Dyckerhoff Cement losses increase five-fold

20 March 2017, Published under Cement News

Preliminary figures indicate that in 2016, Dyckerhoff Cement Ukraine, part of Dyckerhoff AG, increased its loss by UAH66m (US$2.46m) to UAH80.82m. The company's assets as of late 2016 were UAH2.16bn, long-term liabilities were UAH2.69bn and current liabilities were UAH483.96m. Dyckerhoff Cement Ukraine reported a loss of UAH14.82m for 2015.

Luxembourg: worker killed at Rumelange plant

27 May 2016, Published under Cement News

A worker has been killed after falling into a grinder at Cimalux’s Rumelange plant, reports the Luxemburger Wort. The plant is a subsidiary of the Dyckerhoff Group, which in turn is owned by Buzzi Unicem, and produces clinker for plants in Luxembourg and Germany. The worker, who has not been named, is a 59-year-old French citizen who was pronounced dead on the scene. An investigation into the cause of the accident is currently underway.