Cement News tagged under: HeidelbergCement

RSS feed

Cementa applies for an emergency mining permit

23 September 2021, Published under Cement News

Cementa has submitted an application for an emergency permit for limestone mining in Slite, Sweden. The permit aims to secure the cement supply in Sweden for the next three years and includes a volume of limestone which, with the phasing out of exports and adjustments in operations, lasts for about one year in ordinary operation. However, Cementa's application extends further than this. It is partly about providing reasonable conditions for the practical handling of phasing in limeston...

HeidelbergCement to pilot eastern European CCUS project

20 September 2021, Published under Cement News

Project ACCSESS will see a consortium of 18 industry partners and research organisations, including HeidelbergCement, collaborate in a range of activities to speed up deployment of CCUS and link CO 2 emitters from mainland Europe to the storage fields in the Nordics.   Project coordinator, Sintef Energi AS from Norway, has officially presented the EUR18m ACCSESS   project, which has been rewarded EUR15m out of the EU Horizon 2020 budget.     "As part of our participation in ACC...

Helwan Cement to install WHR system

17 September 2021, Published under Cement News

Suez Cement Group of Companies (SCGC), owned by Heidelberg Cement group, has announced an investment of around US$20m to build a waste heat recivery system (WHR) at its Helwan cement factory in Egypt. The new facility will be using the latest technologies to ensure an environmentally friendly and energy-efficient production process, and significantly reduce CO 2 emissions produced from the electricity supply.  The WHR system will have the potential to generate up to 18MW of power for...

The cement industry must tackle water management head on

10 September 2021, Published under Cement News

This week, Sephaku Cement (Dangote group) and Holcim addressed the increasing challenge of water management and water scarcity. The issue is not just a regional one, there are mounting global pressures on water resources. Environmentalists and stakeholders are expected to increase the debate on the matter as water shortages become more acute. The building materials sector requires water for the production of cement, aggregates and ready-mix concrete, washing gravel and sand, slurry making, ...

Cementos Molins to acquire aggregate and concrete business

03 September 2021, Published under Cement News

Spain’s Cementos Molins has reached an agreement to acquire Hanson Hispania’s aggregate and concrete business in Catalonia. The move will see it bolster its operations with two concrete plants, based in the Barcelona free zone and Montcada i Reixac, as well as a quarry in Begues and another in Llinars. "This operation will allow Cementos Molins to reinforce its presence in Spain and consolidate its leadership in sustainable concrete solutions in Catalonia," said Julio Rodríguez, CEO of Ceme...

Näger leaves HeidelbergCement

01 September 2021, Published under Cement News

Lorenz Näger will retire as CFO of HeidelbergCement at the end of August after 17 years of service to pursue private interests as well as continuing to bring his professional knowledge to pharmaceutical retailer Phoenix as a member of its board of directors. He will be succeeded by René Aldach, who is currently in charge of Group Reporting, Controlling and Consolidation.

Burglengenfeld to use FCT Turbu-Flex burner

09 August 2021, Published under Cement News

In June FCT Combustion delivered a Turbu-Flex™ burner to HeidelbergCement’s Burglengenfeld plant in Germany. The Turbu-Flex™ burner is designed to fire very high levels of alternative fuels. The targets of the project are to maximise the use of alternative fuels as well as to improve combustion control. The Burglengenfeld plant is using coal and petcoke firing. The new burner will offer multi-fuel capabilities for liquid and solid alternative fuels and flexibility for quick fuel changes w...

Industry majors see success in the 1H21

06 August 2021, Published under Cement News

This week we are taking a look at the first-half results of the cement industry majors, which have all seen a strong overall performance during the course of the year to date. Overall results Record results were posted by several major cement companies during the 1H21. Holcim saw net sales climb 16.6 per cent like-for-like (LfL) to CHF12.556bn (US$13.82bn), while HeidelbergCement posted a 11 per cent advance in group revenue to EUR8.938bn (US$10.55bn). Elsewhere, Cemex recorded a 22 per c...

Italcementi selects Bedeschi crusher

28 July 2021, Published under Cement News

Bedeschi has signed a new order with Italcementi (HeidelbergCement group) for the supply of clay handling equipment and other sticky materials. The machines will operate at the Matera plant, Italy.   The installation includes a Bedeschi double-roller crusher installation receiving incoming material discharged by dumping trucks.   The crusher has a design capacity of 400tph, with two motors of 110kW each installed. The hoppers’ internal surfaces are lined with specific material, su...

HeidelbergCement joins Race to Net Zero

22 July 2021, Published under Cement News

HeidelbergCement has signed the Business Ambition for 1.5°C Commitment, a global initiative led by the SBTi in partnership with the UN Global Compact and the 'We Mean Business' coalition, aimed at limiting global warming to 1.5°C and achieving net zero carbon emissions by 2050 at the latest. With this signature, HeidelbergCement joins the global Race To Zero campaign, which aims to build positive momentum for the transition to a decarbonised economy ahead of the 26th UN Climate Change Confe...