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Aumund names new MD of Brazilian subsidiary

26 March 2020, Published under Cement News

Aumund has named Paulo Lima as the new managing director of its Brazilian subsidiary, based in São Paulo. Paulo Lima has already had a successful career in mechanical engineering, in particular in conveying technology, with experience in sectors such as cement, mining and minerals, according to the company. Mr Lima has also held leading sales positions at the subsidiary in São Paulo from 1996-2000 and 2004-08.

HeidelbergCement confirms positive 2019 results

20 March 2020, Published under Cement News

HeidelbergCement has confirmed the positive preliminary results for 2019 it published last month , thereby concluding the business year successfully. "Although the environment was again challenging, we were able to improve numerous important key figures in the 2019 financial year. Especially our good profit for the financial year before non-recurring effects and the strong cash flow exceeded our expectations," said Dominik von Achten, chairman of the Managing Board of HeidelbergCement. ...

Krasnoyarsk’s burner exchange

24 February 2020, Published under Cement News

The burner system of Line 5 at the Krasnoyarsk cement plant in Siberia has been retrofitted from a direct-firing to a state-of-the-art indirect-firing system, courtesy of KHD Humboldt Wedag. The burner exchange project, primarily implemented to meet tighter emission regulations, yields further potential benefits for this wet-process plant. By Vladimir Afanasin, Krasnoyarskiy Cement, Russia, Victor Kravchenko, Sibcemstroi, Russia, and Alex Knoch and Wilhelm Wenzel, KHD Humboldt Wedag, Germany...

HeidelbergCement reports good 2019 results growth

18 February 2020, Published under Cement News

HeidelbergCement reports good 2019 results growth in addition to the preliminary unaudited figures already published on 12 February 2020, HeidelbergCement has today presented – as scheduled – preliminary unaudited figures for the group areas and the fourth quarter 2019. "We have concluded the 2019 business year successfully," said Dr Dominik von Achten, chairman of the Managing Board of HeidelbergCement. “All group areas contributed to the good results – however with varied development in t...

HeidelbergCement sees revenue rise 4% in 2019 preliminary results

13 February 2020, Published under Cement News

HeidelbergCement has announced a 4.3 per cent YoY increase in group revenue to EUR18.851bn in its preliminary results for 2019. On a like-for-like (LfL) basis, the rise moderated to 2.1 per cent YoY. The result from current operations advanced 8.8 per cent YoY to EUR2.186bn, or 4.5 per cent growth LfL. However, the company’s cement and clinker sales volumes fell 3.1 per cent in 2019 to 125.9Mt. Excluding consolidation effects, sales volumes were 1.6 per cent below the previous year. Aggre...

63rd International Colloquium on Refractories 2020

30 January 2020, Published under Cement News

The International Colloquium on Refractories is a conference and an international meeting for all producers, customers and suppliers of the refractory industry to deepen commercial interests and also cover scientific topics. The event takes place at Eurogress Aachen, Germany, between 16-17 September 2020. The main theme this year will be 'Refractories enabling high-temperature technologies'. For more information:  www.ic-refractories.eu

Loesche attracts international audience to 8th Technical Seminar

27 January 2020, Published under Cement News

A total of 65 visitors and contributors from 22 nations including North Macedonia, Burkina Faso, Saudi Arabia, Syria, India and Bangladesh took part in Loesche's the eighth Technical Seminar at the company's Training Center in Düsseldorf, Germany, last year. The event's motto was "resource-efficient strategies in cement production" and was primarily aimed at process and maintenance personnel in the cement industry. The focus was on the exchange of expert knowledge and practical experience. ...

Shaping the future together

23 December 2019, Published under Cement News

For over three decades Franz-W Aumund has served as the third-generation owner and president of the AUMUND Group of Companies, an international leader in bulk materials conveying and storage technology. As the company gears towards its 100th anniversary in 2022, Mr Aumund explains the factors behind the German equipment and service provider’s success and discusses why he places so much emphasis on unity between the global members of the group, his commitment to social causes and plans for th...

Solnhofer Portland-Zementwerke order coal dust dosing systems

23 December 2019, Published under Cement News

In November 2019 Solnhofer Portland-Zementwerke in Germany awarded Intercem the contract for the engineering, planning and installation of two coal dust dosing systems. The existing plant was recorded by laser scan and, based on this, the dosing units, the steel structure, the platforms and the conveyor piping were planned. As in a similar preliminary order, the special requirements of the pulverised coal dosing systems regarding a silo lining with stainless steel, the steel construction a...

Bringing Cemtech to Berlin

04 December 2019, Published under Cement News

Cemtech Europe 2019 was held at the InterContinental Hotel in Berlin, Germany, on 30 September-2 October. The conference agenda explored issues around the tightening of environmental legislation worldwide, including the EU Emissions Trading System (ETS), and the ways in which this is impacting on the European cement industry, driving new technologies and product development. Cemtech Europe welcomed over 200 delegates to Berlin, Germany, in October Opening the conference, Thomas ...