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IKN continues to build Märker Cement's new Kiln Line No 8

26 February 2021, Published under Cement News

The construction of Märker Cement’s new kiln line is currently being carried out by IKN, which is supplying a 3000tpd kiln line at the cement producer's Harburg site in Germany. To date the solid concrete basis for the preheater and the first kiln pier are almost at their full heights while the foundation works for the cooler building are in full progress, showing the future footprint. The new Kiln Line No 8 is being built right next to the existing production line that it will r...

HeidelbergCement records cement sales of 122Mt in FY20

23 February 2021, Published under Cement News

HeidelbergCement’s preliminary, unaudited figures for the full year 2020 saw the result from current operations before depreciation and amortisation rising by six per cent LfL to a record EUR3.7bn while implementation of the company's COPE action plan led to cash savings of around EUR1.3bn. Despite the decline in sales volumes, group revenue for 2020 decreased by 6.6 per cent to EUR17.6bn (previous year: EUR18.9bn). Dr Dominik von Achten, chairman of the Managing Board of Heidelber...

Cemex appoints representative to the Brandenburg Sustainability Advisory Board

11 February 2021, Published under Cement News

Cemex SAB de CV has appointed Rudiger Kuhn as the Representative of the Economy on the Sustainability Advisory Board for the Federal State of Brandenburg, Germany. Rudiger Kuhn has worked at Cemex for more than 25 years and is the Chairman of the Board of Cemex Germany and Vice President of Materials for Central Europe.   Brandenburg is embracing the EU's 'Green Deal' economic change and the national phasing-out of coal strategy. National funding of more than EUR3.6bn is being made av...


10 February 2021, Published under Cement News

The next Powtech meeting will now be held from 27-29 September 2022 in the Exhibition Center Nuremberg. The event is the leading trade fair for powder and bulk solids processing and analytics. The new date in late summer ensures planning reliability for exhibitors and visitors alike, while placing it  ideally in the event schedule of the process industries.

Boosting mill performance

02 February 2021, Published under Cement News

Reducing the clinker factor without compromising quality and the rising demand for high-performance cements are great challenges for the fine grinding technology used in cement plants. As part of its green cement plant project, thyssenkrupp has expanded its product range with the polysius® booster mill. While one cement producer has already integrated the mill into an existing grinding circuit, several others have tested the mill since August 2020 and are checking results in terms of specifi...

Hanover cement plant to scale-up LEILAC 2 pilot project

02 February 2021, Published under Cement News

HeidelbergCement is starting the further development and scaling-up of the LEILAC technology (Low Emissions Intensity Lime And Cement) together with the Australian technology company Calix and a European consortium. After examining different locations, it has been decided to build the LEILAC 2 demonstration installation for carbon capture at the HeidelbergCement cement plant in Hanover, Germany. As part of LEILAC 1, a CO 2 capture pilot installation with a capture capacity of 25,000t ...

Inform appoints four new co-CEOs to further company expansion

12 January 2021, Published under Cement News

Inform has announced four new co-CEOs to join Adrian Weiler, the company's CEO since 1986, who continues in his leadership role. Dr Andreas Meyer, Matthias Berlit, Peter Frerichs and Dr Jörg Herbers have assumed their new roles effective 1 January 2021. Inform develops software for the optimisation of business processes using digital decision making based on artificial intelligence and operations research.  In addition to ensuring continuity in its customer and employee relations, the ex...

Reel International acquires FLSmidth Hamburg

31 December 2020, Published under Cement News

France’s Reel International, which specialises in industrial lifting equipment, has announced the acquisition of FLSmidth Hamburg GmbH. FLSmidth Hamburg, operating under the Möller brand, installs and maintains complex handling equipment for the energy, cement and aluminium industries. The company will be integrated into the French group on 1 January 2021, and will operate as Reel Möller GmbH.

CDP maintains HeidelbergCement's A list emissions rating

09 December 2020, Published under Cement News

The global environmental non-profit organisation CDP has once again recognised the activities of HeidelbergCement as one of the world’s leading companies in cutting emissions, mitigating climate risks and developing the low-carbon economy. HeidelbergCement could maintain its position on the CDP Climate Change A List from the previous year and remains leading in the cement sector.  "The solid A rating from CDP that we've received for the second year in a row recognises our huge efforts ...

The 21st-century cement plant: greener and more connected

07 December 2020, Published under Cement News

The cement plant of the future will embrace digitisation and sustainability trends to earn a competitive advantage and build resilience. By Eleftherios Charalambous, Thomas Czigler, Ramez Haddadin, Sebastian Reiter and Patrick Schulze, McKinsey & Co Inc, Germany. Smart technology will enable the 21st-century cement plant to be greener and more efficient There has never been a more important time to build resilience into the core of the cement value chain: the cement plant. The c...