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Heidelberg Materials submits CO2 reduction targets to SBTi

13 October 2022, Published under Cement News

Heidelberg Materials has reconfirmed its 2030 carbon reduction targets, submitting them to the Science Based Targets Initiative (SBTi) for validation in line with the recently announced 1.5°C scenario. Heidelberg Materials has actively contributed to the development of the new 1.5°C framework and, in 2019 was the first company in the cement sector to have its then targets endorsed by the SBTi.    “We have been actively supporting SBTi’s efforts to develop a 1.5°C roadmap and impactfu...

Cimtogo increases delivery prices

04 August 2022, Published under Cement News

From August, HeidelbergCement -owned Cimtogo will increase its delivery costs. "The commercial management has decided to revise upwards the delivery prices of our products throughout the territory in order to ensure the continuity of your activity in the best conditions", informs the note signed by the main directors of Cimtogo. The company will increase its distribution cost tariffs by 15 per cent at the Lomé and Kara plants from 1 August, said the company in a memo. The main reason ...

HeidelbergCement’s Group revenue rises 11% in 1H22

29 July 2022, Published under Cement News

HeidelbergCement Group's revenue rose significantly by 11.3 per cent to EUR9950m (1H21: EUR8938m) in comparison with the first half of the previous year. Excluding consolidation and exchange rate effects, the increase amounted to 11.6 per cent. This is primarily due to successful price adjustments in all business lines, says HeidelbergCement.   "The first half of 2022 was characterised by the strong increase in energy and raw material prices. In this persistently difficult market envi...

Lehigh Hanson Inc 'tops-off' the steel section of its Mitchell stack

26 July 2022, Published under Cement News

Lehigh Hanson Inc ( HeidelbergCement ) is pleased to announce the placement of the final section of steel for the stack at its new state-of-the-art Lehigh Cement plant in Mitchell , Indiana, USA. The Lehigh plant hosted a ‘topping out’ ceremony on Friday, 22 July 2022, where Lehigh employees, representatives from the construction team, contractors and local dignitaries signed the steel section before it was hoisted to top out the stack.  A ‘topping out’ ceremony is a long-standing trad...

Union Bridge plant to transition to EcoCem®PLC production

18 July 2022, Published under Cement News

Lehigh Hanson ’s ( HeidelbergCement group) Union Bridge plant will fully transition from producing ordinary Portland cement (OPC) to EcoCem ® PLC as its primary product by no later than January 2023. The Union Bridge plant is currently the company’s largest cement plan in North America.   EcoCem ® PLC is a Portland limestone cement (PLC) produced using innovative technology to increase the amount of limestone and decrease the amount of clinker used. This reduces both the energy requ...

HeidelbergCement's ANRAV project wins EU Innovation funding

14 July 2022, Published under Cement News

HeidelbergCement ’s newly-launched ANRAV carbon capture utilisation and storage (CCUS) project has been selected for Grant Agreement Preparation by the EU Innovation Fund, meaning that the project’s implementation will be supported. ANRAV aims to be the first full-chain CCUS project in Varna, Bulgaria, eastern Europe. It will link carbon capture facilities at the Bulgarian   Devnya Cement (HeidelbergCement group) through a pipeline system with offshore permanent storage under the Black S...

Cementa's application for a short mining permit continues

11 July 2022, Published under Cement News

Cementa ( HeidelbergCement group ) submitted its application for a shorter mining permit of four years to the Land and Environment Court in April this year. Authorities, associations and the general public have since been able to take part in the application and submit comments on it. Cementa has taken note of the opinions submitted by a dozen authorities and associations, such as SGU (the state's expert authority regarding groundwater and mineral extraction), the Swedish Environment...

The growing need to recycle concrete safely and responsibly

24 June 2022, Published under Cement News

This week Holcim announced that it has successfully created the first clinker made entirely of recycled minerals and concrete. The circular economy can be truly closed in a circle if concrete can be reused to make clinker and in turn cement. Holcim believes the process will improve decarbonisation of the industry and help to reach net-zero emissions. However, there are many arguments against the recycling concrete for new buildings and cement manufacture. Holcim's breakthrough research a...

HeidelbergCement supports circular city project

24 June 2022, Published under Cement News

HeidelbergCement   is to be a partner for the 'Circular City - Building Material Registry for the City of Heidelberg' project, alongside Drees & Sommer SE and the materials platform Madaster.   Heidelberg is the first city in Europe to apply the principle of urban mining, in which construction and demolition waste is to be reused in new construction projects in the sense of circular economy.   “Full circular economy and sustainable construction are central elements of our clim...

Cementa wants climate-positive cement for National Transport Plan

15 June 2022, Published under Cement News

Cementa has responded to the National Transport Plan of Sweden until 2033, recently announced by  Tomas Eneroth, Minister of Infrastructure, arguing that new infrastructure should be built with climate-positive cement. Karin ComStedt Webb, VP of HeidelbergCement Sweden, said, “Until now, I believe that we in Sweden have often taken cement and concrete for granted and that it should always be available. But for Sweden to continue to be self-sufficient in our most important building mater...