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Saint-Gobain reports stable sales, supported by acquisitions

30 October 2023, Published under Cement News

Saint Gobain has reported stable like-for-like sales over the first nine months of 2023, compared to the same period a year earlier, despite a 3.1 per cent YoY contraction in the 3Q23. On a reported basis, sales were down 4.9 per cent to EUR36.5bn (US$38.6bn) in the 9M23 and fell by 10.5 per cent to EUR11.6bn in the 3Q23. Prices over the nine-month period advanced by five per cent YoY and by 1.9 per cent in the 3Q23, reflecting overall sequential price stability and generating a positive pri...

Ecocem proposal at Port of Los Angeles takes next step

16 October 2023, Published under Cement News

The Port of Los Angeles has issued a Draft Environmental Impact Report (DEIR) for a proposed low-carbon cement processing facility at the port in Wilmington. According to Random Lengths News, Ecocem Materials Ltd , through its subsidiary Orcem California Inc, plans to construct a new processing facility at the port for the production of a low-carbon binder. The facility would import raw materials by ship, process them to manufacture the binder, then ship the product to customers via truc...

Lindner creates Lindner France with Groupe Cimme

13 October 2023, Published under Cement News

Recycling specialist Lindner is establishing Lindner France with Groupe Cimme. Lindner’s recycling solutions and shredders efficiently process a wide range of different waste streams into reusable materials and partiularly RDF and SRF for teh cement sector.   The foundation of Lindner France constitutes an important strategic step. Through increased local presence, Lindner wants to foster proximity to its customers and offer tailor-made solutions and excellent, first-hand service. “Franc...

Hoffmann Green signs partnership with POINT.P

29 September 2023, Published under Cement News

Hoffmann Green Cement Technologies has signed a structuring partnership with the flagship brand POINT.P to distribute clinker-free cement. Through its network of over 1000 sales outlets, POINT.P markets all the products, solutions and services needed to build a sustainable home. Following the agreement, POINT.P is continuing its efforts to deploy low-carbon solutions in line with its objective of reducing carbon emissions linked to the use of cement (ready-mix concrete, concrete bloc...

Saint-Gobain to acquire Adfil NV

28 September 2023, Published under Cement News

Saint-Gobain has entered into an agreement to acquire Adfil NV, a specialist in fibres for concrete reinforcement. Adfil operates two plants in Belgium and generated revenues close to EUR40m in 2022. In addition to Chryso and GCP’s admixtures, Adfil’s performance fibres contribute to the reduction of reinforced concrete’s CO 2 footprint, the improvement of lead times and productivity for construction projects, and an increased lifespan for concrete. Adfil will be consolidated within Saint...

Hoffmann Green reports 252% increase in sales volumes

18 September 2023, Published under Cement News

Hoffmann Green Cement Technologies has reported revenue of EUR1.676m in the first half of 2023 (ended 30 June 2023), compared to EUR544,000 in the same period a year earlier. EBITDA over the same timeframe advanced from -EUR3.519m to -EUR3.648m, while the company saw a net loss of -EUR3.606m in the 1H23, versus a net loss of -EUR4.558m in the 1H22. Cement sales volumes over the 1H23 came in at 7338t, up 251.6 per cent YoY, in line with the company’s 2023 target of 24,000t. Historically, ...

Rhône Ciments appoints new director

11 September 2023, Published under Cement News

Guillaume Montclair joined Cem‘In’ EU ’s Rhône Ciments plant on 6 September, as director of the Rhône Ciments plant. Mr Montclair has a long and recognised experience in plant management in various industrial sectors (building materials such as glass and plaster, plastics and composite materials, etc) and in particular in contexts of support for continuous improvement and performance development strategies.  

Joint venture announces raw clay low-carbon cement plant

28 July 2023, Published under Cement News

Only a few months after its creation, the Borda Occitanie joint venture of Vicat and Materrup has announced the start of a project to build a low-carbon cement plant based on raw clays in Carbonne in Haute-Garonne, southwest France, to produce 60,000tpa of cement named MCC1.     The raw clay used comes from the circular economy with the recovery of quarry co-products. Developed by Materrup and qualified then assessed by Vicat R&D experts, MCC1 © Occitanie has the same technical charact...

Heidelberg Materials and partners launch GOCO2

24 July 2023, Published under Cement News

Heidelberg Materials has announced its GOCO 2 (Grand Ouest CO 2 ) project with   jointly partners Elengy, Lafarge France , Heidelberg Materials France, GRT gas, Lhoist and Total Energies. The project aims to capture and store up to 2.6Mta of CO 2 in western France. The project assumes that by 2050 as much as 4Mta of CO 2 will be stored. The project will involve Lafarge Cements  Saint-Pierre-la-Cour (Mayenne) plant and Heidelberg Material's in Airvault (Deux-Sèvres) plant, the...

Ecocem to collaborate with Point.P on low-carbon building solutions

17 July 2023, Published under Cement News

POINT.P, part of Saint-Gobain Building Distribution France, and Ecocem have reinforced their long history of commercial collaboration with a partnership announcement to develop and market low-carbon solutions for binders, concretes and mortars.    This partnership will support POINT.P’s ambition to meet its target of reducing cement-related carbon emissions (ready-mix concrete, concrete blocks and prefabricated elements) by 35 per cent by 2030. For Ecocem, it will be an opportunity t...