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HeidelbergCement reports 7% rise in revenues in 1H19

30 July 2019, Published under Cement News

Germany-based HeidelbergCement posted revenues of EUR9.2bn, representing a seven per cent increase YoY from EUR8.4bn in the 1H18. However, market dynamics weakened in the second quarter of the year and as a result, the group’s cement and clinker sales volumes decreased by 1.4 per cent to 61Mt (1H18:61.9Mt).  Excluding consolidation effects from the sale of the Maddaloni and Spoleto cement plants in Italy, business activities in Ukraine, and the white cement business in the USA and Egypt, ...

Clinker transport returns in Port of Málaga

30 July 2019, Published under Cement News

Following a stoppage of several months, the transport of clinker has resumed in the Port of Málaga, Spain, after the installation of a pioneering conveyor belt. The first shipment of 4800t of clinker being loaded is a vessel bound for Ireland. FYM-HeidelbergCement has invested EUR2.5m in the new belt, which is expected to significantly reduce dust emissions. The 650tph belt is completely enclosed and has a dust extraction system. It is expected that the new operation will reach full capac...

HeidelbergCement looks back at 2018 sustainability achievements

24 July 2019, Published under Cement News

HeidelbergCement has published its 2018 sustainability report in which it lays out its plans to produce CO2-neutral concrete by 2050 and its achievements in the area of sustainable cement and concrete production in 2018. CO 2 emissions In terms of energy and climate protection, the group has reduced its specific net CO 2 emissions in cement production by 1.4 per cent from 607.6kg CO 2 /t of cement to 599.2kg. It aims to reduce its CO 2 emissions by 30 per cent by 2030, when compared w...

HeidelbergCement: strong builder of carbon neutrality

15 July 2019, Published under Cement News

HeidelbergCement recently announced its intent to become a carbon-neutral cement producer by 2050. To achieve this ambitious objective, the company has not only developed its Vision 2050 programme but has also formulated a strategy and operational portfolio to match its aspirations. By Jan Theulen, HeidelbergCement, Germany. Figure 1: HeidelbergCement’s Vision 2050 is key to the company’s goal of achieving carbon neutrality by 2050 Society at global, regional and national levels...

Rimco Investments increases share ownership in Suez Cement

12 July 2019, Published under Cement News

Rimco Investments has purchased around 474,000 shares in Suez Cement (HeidelbergCement Group) raising its shareholding from 8.85 to 9.11 per cent. The total value of the deal was EGP3.79m (US$228,000) at an average price of EGP8/share. The Suez Cement Co includes the plants of Suez, Kattameya, Tourah and Helwan in Egypt.

Padeswood to host open day to celebrate 70th birthday

25 June 2019, Published under Cement News

Padeswood is celebrating its 70-year history wth an open day for members of the public on Saturday, 29 June 2019. The Hanson UK (HeidelbergCement Group) factory near Mold, Wales, will be raising funds for The Wales Air Ambulance and Action for Children, North Wales. The plant is currently undergoing a GBP24m modernisation programme to enhance cement capacity, including three new cement silos to expand rail deliveries to Hanson's depots in London, Bristol, and Glasgow. "The upgrade includes...

Cimburkina inaugurates second mill at Kossodo

20 June 2019, Published under Cement News

Cimburkina, part of HeidelbergCement, inaugurated its second grinding unit on 18 June at its Kossodo plant in Ouagadougou, under the patronage of Prime Minister Christophe Joseph Marie Dabiré and Burkina Faso’s Head of State, Mogho Naba Baongo. The ceremony took place in the presence of the country’s Minister of Commerce, Industry and Handicrafts, harouna Kaboré. The project includes a 150tph mill, a new 2000t limestone silo and a new bagging unit with a capacity of 120tph. T he first ston...

HeidelbergCement appoints new Head of Group Communication and Investor Relations

13 June 2019, Published under Cement News

HeidelbergCement has appointed Christoph Beumelburg as new Director Group Communication and Investor Relations. He reports to Dr Bernd Scheifele, chairman of the company’s managing board. He succeeds Andreas Schaller. “We are delighted to welcome Mr. Beumelburg to HeidelbergCement and are confident that he will successfully further develop the communication and investor relations activities of HeidelbergCement,“ said Dr Bernd Scheifele. “We would like to thank Andreas Schaller for his valua...

Cement needs collaborative approach to environmental challenges

20 May 2019, Published under Cement News

This week, HeidelbergCement reported that it was the first cement producer to have its CO 2 reduction targets validated to 2030 , while the Low Emissions Intensity Lime And Cement (LEILAC) pilot plant began test operations at the company's Lixhe cement works in Belgium. This landmark project, which aims to capture 95 per cent of CO 2 emissions from the kiln, is an example of the kind of collaborative industry partnerships that will be critical for the cement industry, if it is to successf...

Cement needs collaborative approach to environmental challenges

17 May 2019, Published under Cement News

This week, HeidelbergCement reported that it was the first cement producer to have its CO 2 reduction targets validated to 2030 , while the Low Emissions Intensity Lime And Cement (LEILAC) pilot plant began test operations at the company's Lixhe cement works in Belgium. This landmark project, which aims to capture 95 per cent of CO 2 emissions from the kiln, is an example of the kind of collaborative industry partnerships that will be critical for the cement industry, if it is to successf...