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BEUMER Group acquires FAM Group

31 May 2022, Published under Cement News

BEUMER Group has acquired FAM Group. FAM plans, designs and manufactures turnkey plant and systems to extract, transport, load and store minerals, raw materials and goods. Through this acquisition, BEUMER Group has considerably strengthened its market position in the minerals and mining sectors.  FAM Group is a globally active manufacturer of conveyor systems which has its headquarters in Magdeburg. The mid-sized company is one of the world’s leading full-range bulk handling and processin...

HeidelbergCement tightens climate targets and opens sustainability-linked credit line

26 May 2022, Published under Cement News

HeidelbergCement is accelerating its transformation towards a sustainable future. At this year's Capital Markets Day, HeidelbergCement presented new medium-term sustainability and financial targets under the motto 'Concrete Promises'.  Dr Nicola Kimm, member of the Managing Board and chief sustainability officer of HeidelbergCement, says: "We are significantly tightening our climate targets. With the reduction of specific net CO 2 emissions to 400kg/t of cementitious material by 2030, ...

HeidelbergCement joins First Movers Coalition

19 May 2022, Published under Cement News

HeidelbergCement has joined the First Movers Coalition (FMC), a public-private partnership between the US State Department, the World Economic Forum and forward-thinking companies from different industry sectors. “We are pleased to actively engage with the First Movers Coalition, and to make a concrete impact towards our joint goals of accelerating new technologies on the way to net-zero,” says Dr Dominik von Achten, chairman of the Managing Board of HeidelbergCement. “Lowering carbon e...

HeidelbergCement’s ReConcrete-360˚ wins award

18 May 2022, Published under Cement News

HeidelbergCement’s ReConcrete-360˚ concept has scooped the German Innovation Award for Climate and Environment (IKU) in the category ‘Process Innovations for Climate Protection’. ReConcrete-360˚ involves crushing demolished concrete using novel processes and selectively separating it into its components, including sand and gravel, and hardened cement paste. These can then be reused as a low-carbon raw material in clinker and cement production, replacing natural limestone. The hardened cement...

thyssenkrupp Industrial Solutions and VIBM sign MoU

16 May 2022, Published under Cement News

thyssenkrupp Industrial Solutions Vietnam and the Vietnam Institute of Building Materials (VIBM) have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) on cooperation between both parties on the research and application of new technologies in cement manufacture.   At the ceremony, Lukas Schoeneck, CEO of thyssenkrupp Industrial Solutions Vietnam, reaffirmed his commitment to collaborate with VIBM under the guidance of the Deputy Minister of Construction, Nguyen Van Sinh, to transit the cemen...

HeidelbergCement's announces dividend and new appointments at AGM

13 May 2022, Published under Cement News

HeidelbergCement held its 133rd Annual General Meeting on Thursday 12 May 2022 in virtual form announcing  that f or the 2021 financial year, the shareholders will receive a dividend of EUR2.40 per share (previous year: EUR2.20). Total distribution amounts to around EUR458m. The dividend will be paid on 17 May 2022.    Dr Dominik von Achten, chairman of the Managing Board, said with regard to the previous financial year: "2021 was a very good year for HeidelbergCement. We achieved ex...

HeidelbergCement reports on a difficult 1Q22

12 May 2022, Published under Cement News

HeidelbergCement recorded sales volumes in most business lines around the same level of the previous year in the 1Q22. At 28.4Mt (previous year: 28.4Mt), group-wide cement and clinker sales volumes remained at the previous year’s level. The consolidation-related decline in sales volumes in North America resulting from the sale of the group's activities in the west region in October 2021 was offset by the growth in sales volumes in the other group areas. Excluding consolidation effects, cem...

Flender completes Moventas acquisition

26 April 2022, Published under Cement News

Drivetrain specialist Flender, has successfully closed the transaction to acquire Finnish wind turbine gearbox manufacturer Moventas, after receiving approval by the authorities. Moventas is now solely owned by Flender. The acquisition marks the next step in Flender’s growth strategy after progressing into independence last year. “We are very happy to announce the closing of this strategic acquisition. Moventas’ expertise and product portfolio is a perfect fit into our strategy of being th...

Opterra orders 300GWh for renewable energy

21 April 2022, Published under Cement News

Statkraft, Europe's largest producer of renewable energy, has signed a further power purchase agreement (PPA) with Opterra , one of Germany's leading cement manufacturers, on the supply of renewable power from onshore wind and solar power. It follows a wind power PPA agreed in 2021 and enables Opterra to further transition its plant operations to a renewable energy supply. Opterra ( CRH group) is adding a further   300GWh of renewable power supplied by Statkraft to its plants in Karsd...

Dal Machinery & Design win dryer order at Zement & Kalkwerke Otterbein

14 April 2022, Published under Cement News

Zement & Kalkwerke Otterbein has awarded Dal Machinery & Design (DAL Engineering Group) an EPC project to replace its limestone rotary dryer, which has been operating since 2005.  DAL will be responsible for manufacturing the complete new dryer which has dimensions of Ø3m x 22m including the shell, the internal material lifting plates, two tyres, four rollers and shafts and the rotary chain units which are used as the drive system of the rotary dryer. The current used dryer in the Ott...