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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...

Dal wins German rotary dryer project

11 February 2022, Published under Cement News

  Dal wins order for a new dryer at a Otterbein Turkish engineering and turnkey supplier, DAL has been awarded a project to replace the complete limestone rotary dryer and auxiliary equipment for Zement und Kalkwerke Otterbein in Germany.  The rotary dryer measures 3x22m and will be delivered to the cement and lime manufacturer in Otterbein, Großenlünder-Müs, Germany.  

Flender to acquire Moventas

11 February 2022, Published under Cement News

Flender has reached an agreement to acquire Finnish wind turbine gearbox manufacturer Moventas from investor N4 partners. The planned acquisition marks the next step in Flender’s growth strategy after progressing into independence last year. Integrating Moventas’ engineering and service capabilities will further foster Flender’s wind drives business under the successful Winergy product brand. The acquisition is still subject to approval by authorities and is expected to close in summer 20...

Geda speeds up progress at Marker-Zement's new kiln line

10 February 2022, Published under Cement News

Two GEDA devices will be installed permanently at Marker-Zement GmbH Preparations have been moving ahead at full speed since summer 2020 at Marker-Zement GmbH ,   where one of the most modern cement kilns in Germany is being constructed in Donau-Ries to replace the existing 50-year old kiln. The objective of this cement works modernisation is both to secure jobs and improve climate and environmental protection. GEDA is offering customer-appropriate, temporary height-access ...