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Norcem opens Verdal terminal

19 August 2022, Published under Cement News

Norcem ( HeidelbergCement Group ) has opened its new cement terminal in Verdal, Norway. The plant has been under construction for several years and will take over the duties of the terminal in Levanger, which is scheduled to be demolished.  "In the construction process, Norcem has aimed to use as many local subcontractors as possible," said project manager, Asgeir Kvitvik, who praised partners in the project. Trondheim Havn IKS property manager, Tove Kulseng, gave the silos the...

Hanson gives ready-mix truck Pride livery

12 July 2022, Published under Cement News

Hanson UK ( HeidelbergCement Group ) has given a ready-mixed concrete mixer and an aggregates tipper truck a colourful makeover to mark the 50 th anniversary of Pride marches in the UK and show its support for the LGBT+ community.  The vehicles can be spotted making deliveries across the Bristol area and were also part of the company’s presence at the Bristol Pride festival held on The Downs in the city on 9 July. Members of the Hanson team also took part in the walking parade, wearing...

Hanson receives social value management certificate

30 June 2022, Published under Cement News

Hanson UK ( HeidelbergCement group ) has become the first building materials supplier to be awarded the Social Management Certificate Level 1 ‘Commit’ by Social Value UK. The announcement recognises the company’s commitment to implement systems and processes that will help it measure, manage and maximise its social value and its impact on, and role in, society. It follows an assessment carried out by Social Value UK and marks Hanson’s first step to increase the value it creates for i...

FYM-HeidelbergCement temporarily shuts down Málaga clinker production

18 March 2022, Published under Cement News

The FYM - HeidelbergCement Group cement plant in Málaga, of which the sale to Votorantim Cimentos is being finalised, will stop its clinker production until the end of March. The company said the step was necessary due to the “unhealthy costs of electricity that tax the cost of production since the beginning of the Russian invasion of Ukraine." The CEO of FYM-HeidelbergCement Group, Jesús Ortiz, attributes the high cost of electricity in Spain to the “marginal pricing” used for charging...

Añorga plant to undergo electrical energy supervision upgrade

24 February 2022, Published under Cement News

The Spanish Añorga cement factory of Sociedad Financiera y Minera SA ( HeidelbergCement Group) is to install an electrical energy management system. Currently energy measurement at the plant is carried out locally, with no real-time control of the energy consumed by the production equipment, nor its monitoring in the distributed control system (PCS7). The project will allow the analysis of the information related to the electrical consumption of the different installations t...

Hanson UK acquires waste removal company

18 February 2022, Published under Cement News

Hanson UK ( HeidelbergCement group ) has acquired Manchester-based A1 Services as part of its strategy to conserve the use of natural resources and its commitment to the circular economy. A1 Services specialises in waste removal and recycling of soil, concrete hardcore and general waste from building, construction and civil engineering projects. The acquisition will boost Hanson’s presence in the key Manchester market and broaden its portfolio of recycled products.   “A1 Servi...

Santa Clara County consider acquiring Santa Clara Quarry

14 February 2022, Published under Cement News

Lehigh Cement’s (HeidelbergCement group) Santa Clara Quarry could be purchased and shut down by Santa Clara County, under a plan made public last week. Santa Clara County Supervisor, Joe Simitian, announced a proposal to require Santa Clara County officials to issue a report in 90 days spelling out options for purchasing the Lehigh Hanson property, including negotiating with its owners or seizing the land by eminent domain. “It’s an opportunity to conserve the land,” Mr Simitian s...

Lehigh Cement signs MoU for Edmonton CCUS project

27 January 2022, Published under Cement News

Lehigh Cement , a division of Lehigh Hanson Materials Ltd (Lehigh) and Enbridge Inc (HeidelbergCement Group) have announced a memorandum of understanding (MoU) to collaborate on a carbon solution for Lehigh's cement manufacturing facility in  Edmonton , Alberta, Canada. Lehigh is developing North America's first full-scale carbon capture, utilisation and storage (CCUS) solution for the cement industry at its Edmonton plant, with the goal of capturing approximately 780,000tpa of CO 2...

Ciments Calcia finalises first phase of Bussac-Foret modernisation

05 January 2022, Published under Cement News

Ciments Calcia (HeidlebergCement group) has completed the first phase of its kiln modernisation project at the company's plant in Bussac-Forêt, Nouvelle Aquitane, France. Two kiln shell sections have been replaced with new outlet seals, a brand new clinker cooler with its bag filter has been installed and the control system conversion has been started. Nicolas Federspiel, Bussac-Forêt plant manager, thanked all those involved in the project: “ It has been a very intense perio...