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FLSmidth receives further clearance for acquisition of thyssenkrupp mining business

23 March 2022, Published under Cement News

FLSmidth has now received regulatory clearances from the Australian, South African, Peruvian and Chilean authorities for its acquisition of thyssenkrupp's mining business. This is in addition to approvals already received from Canada and Morocco amongst others. All clearances to data have been without imposition of any competition related remedies, says the Denmark-based company in a statement. FLSmidth Group CEO Mikko Keto commented: “Receiving regulatory clearances in such important min...

MDG Handling Solutions wins HeidelbergCement Spirit project order

23 March 2022, Published under Cement News

MDG Handling Solutions (MDG) has been awarded participation in the Spirit project of HeidelbergCement, which is being carried out at the Leimen and Schelklingen cement plants, Germany. MDG will create a clinker stocking area and a train loading system in Schelklingen, and this clinker will be transport by train to Leimen . In Leimen a receiving area and transport systems made by Gambarotta Gschwendt will stock the clinker in the different silos and buffers.  For both sites, MDG  ...

Building material prices continue to rise in Germany

22 March 2022, Published under Cement News

Cement prices in Germany rose by 4.9 per cent YoY in February, according to the recently-published producer price index by the German statistics office, Statistisches Bundesamt.   The rise was more modest than in other building materials due to the highly competitive industry environment in Germany, according to industry analysts at CIC Market Solutions (France). The equity research team at CIC Market Solutions point out that in 2022, the domestic industry is targeting a YoY EUR13-15/t incr...

Christian Pfeiffer supplies Dyckerhoff's Deuna cement plant

16 March 2022, Published under Cement News

In December Christian Pfeiffer delivered a mill head with welded-on mill shot for a raw mill for Dyckerhoff ’s Deuna cement plant in Germany. Due to the on-time delivery the assembly started according to schedule. The customer reused the trunnion and the assembly was completed successfully.  

Rohrdorfer to be first German cement producer to have CO2 separation plant

07 March 2022, Published under Cement News

Germany's first CO 2  separation plant for cement production is currently being built on the premises of the cement works in Rohrdorf . Rohrdorfer, the operator of the cement plant, started the pilot project on its own initiative to explore the possibilities of separating CO 2 and thus climate-friendly cement production. The plant, which is being built in cooperation with the Andritz Group, is scheduled to go into operation by the end of June 2022.  The plant will capture 2tpd of CO ...

Menzel Elektromotoren to build new factory

02 March 2022, Published under Cement News

Menzel Elektromotoren has signed the construction contract for a new, larger motor plant in Hennigsdorf, near Berlin, Germany. The manufacturer has experienced substantial growth in recent years and has outgrown its present headquarters in central Berlin. “Our new location will feature state-of-the-art machinery, efficient logistics, larger hoist capacities for optimised production processes and high energy efficiency,” says CEO, Mathis Menzel, on the occasion of the signing of the contr...

HeidelbergCement reports robust 2021 results despite high energy prices

24 February 2022, Published under Cement News

Germany-based HeidelbergCement posted a 6.3 per cent rise YoY and an eight per cent like-for-like (LfL) rise in revenues to EUR18,720m in 2021 (2020: EUR17,606m). The result from current operations before depreciation and amortisation (RCOBD) was up 4.5 per cent (LfL 5.9 per cent) to EUR3875m when compared with EUR3707m in 2020. The result from current operations (RCO) saw a 10.6 per cent YoY hike and a 12 per cent LfL increase to EUR2614m. The additional ordinary result amounted to EUR4...

FCT Combustion delivers Turbu-Flex burner to Hanover plant

24 February 2022, Published under Cement News

FCT  Combustion  delivered a Turbu-Flex™ burner to HeidelbergCement ’s Hanover plant in Germany earlier this month. The targets of the project are to maximise the use of alternative fuels as well as to improve combustion control. The supply includes accessories and add-ons to the burner, as well as igniter, flame sensor, fans, blowers, burner management system and spare parts.

Consortium call for government action on cross-border industrial cluster strategy

16 February 2022, Published under Cement News

HeidelbergCement , Holcim , Kalk Vielseitig Faszinierend Wetroll, Shell, Total, Lhoist and VDZ   are among a collaboration of companies and private stakeholders that have signed an open letter for the national and regional governments of The Netherlands, Belgium, Flanders, Wallonia and North Rhine-Westphalia to accelerate and deepen collaboration on industrial transformation planning.   The cross-border nature of some of these industries calls for cross-border government efforts to de...

Cemex to introduce electric ready-mix trucks

16 February 2022, Published under Cement News

Cemex has announced that it is the first building materials company to complete a large-scale, multi-country pilot using fully electric ready-mix concrete trucks.   In 2021 Cemex joined the First Movers Coalition (FMC) and committed to accelerate the innovation and development of decarbonisation technologies in heavy-duty on-road trucking services. An initial, successful trial was carried out in Germany, followed by a further trial in France that was also a success. Cemex expects to gr...