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Bangladesh's foreign and local cement firms report mixed financial results in 1QFY24

15 December 2023, Published under Cement News

The Bangladesh foreign and local cement firms listed at the Dhaka Stock Exchange (DSX) improved their earnings in the July-September quarter of FY23-24, overcoming challenges stemming from rising energy costs and the depreciation of the taka currency against the dollar during this accounting period. According to local media, the cement makers partially offset additional costs by boosting sales prices and taking advantage of the recent reduction in raw materials prices in the global market. ...

Heidelberg Materials introduces EcoCem®PLC to Delta plant

31 August 2023, Published under Cement News

Heidelberg Materials is pleased to announce that its Delta cement plant , BC, Canada, has recently switched to producing 100 per cent EcoCem ® Portland limestone cement (PLC). EcoCem ® PLC is a Portland limestone cement that contains up to 15 per cent limestone and generates approximately 10 per cent less CO₂ compared to other Portland cements. With the equivalent performance to ASTM and CSA standards for Type I/II Portland cement in strength and durability, EcoCem ® PLC can be used i...

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...

HeidelbergCement enjoys improved 1H results

29 July 2021, Published under Cement News

HeidelbergCement’s positive sales development in the first quarter of 2021 continued in the second quarter, leading to a 9.7 per cent YoY increase in cement and clinker sales volumes to 61.8Mt in the first half of 2021 from 56.3Mt in the year-ago period. Deliveries of aggregates advanced by 7.5 per cent YoY to 145Mt from 134.8Mt in the 1H20 while ready-mixed concrete sales in the 1H21 were up by 8.3 per cent YoY to 23.5Mm3 from 21.7Mm3 in the 1H20. Asphalt deliveries increased by 11.5 per ce...