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Beumer Maschinenfabrik appoints new managing director

09 July 2021, Published under Cement News

Dr Jörn Fontius, Beumer Maschinenfabrik's new Managing Director Beumer Maschinenfabrik GmbH & Co KG has appointed Dr Jörn Fontius as its new managing director. He succeeds Norbert Stemich, who after eight years in this position is now focussing on the activities in the Product Business area. Dr Jörn Fontius was appointed to his position in May 2021. In 2013 Dr Fontius joined Beumer Maschinenfabrik and was in charge of the topics of Corporate Strategy. Afterwards, he was he...

Holcim acquires southern German building materials company

07 July 2021, Published under Cement News

Holcim has reached an agreement to acquire Heinrich Teufel GmbH & Co KG, a regional player in aggregates and ready-mix concrete in southern Germany.   The company's Region Head EMEA, Miljan Gutovic, said:  "The acquisition of Heinrich Teufel will strengthen our footprint in southern Germany in aggregates and ready-mixed concrete. We were especially impressed by their shared commitment to advancing the circular economy. We look forward to warmly welcoming the Heinrich Teufel colleagu...

Beumer Group wins Märker Zement alternative fuel project

16 June 2021, Published under Cement News

Märker Zement GmbH has commissioned Beumer Group with the supply of a single-source solution to convey and store alternative fuel materials efficiently at its Harburg plant, Germany. For the system provider, this is the largest order in this business segment to date. The order spans from the reception and unloading of the trucks, up to the storing, conveying and feeding process of solid alternative fuels. As part of the project, Beumer Group will build an intermediate storage and install ...

HeidelbergCement launches its 2020 Sustainability Report

15 June 2021, Published under Cement News

HeidelbergCement has published its Sustainability Report for the 2020 financial year. The company’s 12th Sustainability Report provides detailed information about the company’s path to climate neutrality, and its strategy and activities in the areas of environment, social responsibility and governance.  The report is based for the first time on the disclosure recommendations of the Task Force on Climate-related Financial Disclosures (TCFD), which has officially supported since Septembe...

Intercem Engineering wins truck unloading order for Solnhofer Portland Zementwerke

04 June 2021, Published under Cement News

Intercem Engineering has received a follow up order from Solnhofer Portland Zementwerke in Germany, after its recent completion of a new coal dust dosing system at the plant. The new order involves the engineering, supply of components and installation of the new truck unloading stations for alternative fuels, including steel construction, roof, facade, access platforms, conveying and exhaust air lines.  The contract for the entire plant was awarded largely on an EPC basis. Commissi...

Claudius Peters wins Karsdorf clinker cooler order

03 June 2021, Published under Cement News

CRH-owned Opterra's Karsdorf cement plant in Germany has chosen Claudius Peters to support the plant’s next step towards sustainable cement production with the newest ETA cooler generation. Reducing the fuel demand of the cement production by offering the highest thermal efficiency in clinker cooling while minimising the electrical power demand for the cooling air supply have a direct positive environmental impact by significantly reducing the CO 2 emissions, claims Claudius Peters.   ...

HeidelbergCement makes new appointments to Managing Board

28 May 2021, Published under Cement News

In line with HeidelbergCement’s 'Beyond 2020' strategic targets, the Supervisory Board of HeidelbergCement has decided to establish two new positions on the Managing Board to further drive the company’s major transformation in sustainability and digitalisation.   Dr Nicola Kimm (51)  will take over the newly-established Managing Board position as Chief Sustainability Officer of HeidelbergCement, responsible for environment social governance, global research and development, and new tec...

Siemens and Schaeffler to cooperate on drive system diagnostics

12 May 2021, Published under Cement News

Siemens and the automotive and Schaeffler have started cooperation on intelligent diagnostics for drive systems. Through this collaboration Siemens combines its IIoT platform Sidrive IQ with Schaeffler’s decades of experience and expertise in designing, manufacturing and servicing bearings. Sidrive IQ integrates a number of functionalities into one seamless solution and augments drive systems with AI-based analytics and digital content.   For the customer, this means the ability to make...

HeidelbergCement opens Quarry Life Award

12 May 2021, Published under Cement News

HeidelbergCement has launched the fifth edition of the Quarry Life Award, its nature-based competition involving more than 20 countries worldwide. Researchers, students, local communities, NGOs and nature lovers from around the world can pitch their ideas for sustainable quarry management, with prizes up to EUR30,000 for the most innovative projects. The Quarry Life Award supports HeidelbergCement and its partners, such as BirdLife International, in raising awareness of biodiversity in gene...

Schenck Process Group appoints Advisory Board chairman

26 April 2021, Published under Cement News

Schenck Process Group has appointed Dr Ulrich Spiesshofer as chairman of its Advisory Board, effective from 1 May 2021. Dr Spiesshofer brings three decades of executive management, transformation, active portfolio management and operational expertise, across many sectors, including industry, energy and infrastructure in Europe, the Americas, Asia, the Middle East and Africa. Most recently, he served as CEO of the group from 2013 to 2019 and was a member of the Executive Committee ...