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HeidelbergCement highlights achievements and plans in 2019 sustainability report

26 June 2020, Published under Cement News

HeidelbergCement reiterated its sustainability focus on climate protection in its newly-published 2019 sustainability report. By 2030 the company plans to reduce its specific net CO 2 emissions per tonne of cement by 30 per cent compared with 1990. It was the first cement producer to have Science-Based Targets initiative (SBTi)-verified CO 2 reduction targets. Progress to date has seen these emissions fall by 22 per cent and  HeidelbergCement reduced its specific net CO 2 emissions to 589...

Experiences with alternative fuels

12 June 2020, Published under Cement News

This week Cemtech hosted a live webinar on best practice for alternative fuels (AF) with renowned speakers from VDZ, FLSmidth and W&P Zement explaining how the cement industry has been developing its AF substitution rates in Europe. Starting the webinar was Dr Volker Hoenig, managing director of VDZ, which represents the German cement industry, discussed the evolution of AF in Germany. He stressed the most important aspects of using AF were the four core elements of: transparency, quality c...

HeidelbergCement issues Eurobond with a volume of EUR650m

03 April 2020, Published under Cement News

HeidelbergCement priced a Eurobond issue (ISIN XS2154336338) under its EUR10bn EMTN programme with an issuance volume of EUR650m and a maturity date of 9 October 2024. The proceeds of the transaction will be used for general corporate purposes and the refinancing of upcoming maturities. The 4.5-year bond bears a fixed coupon of 2.500 per cent annually. The issue price is at 99.605 per cent, resulting in a yield to maturity of 2.596 per cent. "With the successful placing of the bond, Heidel...

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...

Online: 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 will now take place virtually 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. ...