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Sustainable goals for HeidelbergCement

16 July 2018, Published under Cement News

This week HeidelbergCement released its 2017 Sustainability Report, describing the publication as an integral part of the group's strategy. Dr Bernd Scheifele, chairman of the Managing Board of HeidelbergCement, said that in 2017, the company has never sold more cement, concrete gravel and sand - record figures were also achieved in revenue and results. However, balancing this achievement with sustainability goals is the only way the company can achieve sustainable corporate governance. D...

Sustainable goals for HeidelbergCement

13 July 2018, Published under Cement News

This week HeidelbergCement released its 2017 Sustainability Report, describing the publication as an integral part of the group's strategy. Dr Bernd Scheifele, chairman of the Managing Board of HeidelbergCement, said that in 2017, the company has never sold more cement, concrete gravel and sand - record figures were also achieved in revenue and results. However, balancing this achievement with sustainability goals is the only way the company can achieve sustainable corporate governance. D...

30 years of ICR

02 July 2018, Published under Cement News

Welcome to this special 30th Anniversary issue of International Cement Review, in which we explore the development of the cement industry over the past three decades alongside the challenges and opportunities that lie ahead. Thomas Armstrong, Managing Editor, International Cement Review Over the course of the last three decades, ICR’s objective has been to report on and debate the industry’s technical and market developments, and to provide essential information, knowledge an...

New kiln line at Burglengenfeld plant online

25 June 2018, Published under Cement News

After two years of intense work, first clinker was received on schedule at HeidelbergCement’s Burglengenfeld cement works in Germany in April 2018. IKN was awarded a contract for engineering, supply and installation to upgrade the pyroprocessing line to 4000tpd – from raw meal feeding to clinker discharge. The contract included integration engineering, supply and installation of add-on components for the raw meal grinding plant. The upgraded kiln line features state-of-the-art technology ...

HeidelbergCement's 2020 Vision progress and Capital Markets Day

18 June 2018, Published under Cement News

This week Dr Bernd Scheifele, HeidelbergCement Group CEO, has provided more detail on the company's Vision 2020 while the company's regional Board members gave further guidance at the producer's Capital Markets Day 2018. The way forward for HeidelbergCement will be based on its three core business lines of cement, aggregates and ready-mix/asphalt. Of these, the cement market provides 50 per cent of group revenue and 61 per cent of group EBITDA. The geographical footprint for the...

HeidelbergCement updates financial targets and strategic priorities

12 June 2018, Published under Cement News

HeidelbergCement presented its Vision 2020, updating financial targets and strategic priorities for the three-year period starting 2018 at its Capital Markets Day 2018 in Bergamo, Italy. The group aims to increase free cash flow generation to around EUR6bn during this period, driven by further efficiency gains and potential market upsides as well as a reduction in financial costs and disciplined capex spending, said the company in a statement. HeidelbergCement expects to benefit from mark...

Gebr Pfeiffer delivers first MVR mill to South Africa

17 May 2018, Published under Cement News

Osho Cement, in a joint venture with HeidelbergCement, is building a new MVR grinding plant in Port Elizabeth, South Africa. The MVR 3750 C-4 mill will be supplied by Gebr Pfeiffer, a first for the Germany-based grinding specialist.  The new mill, with an installed power of 2600kW, will be grinding 110tph of OPC (CEM I) to a Blaine fineness of 3500cm²/g and 80tph of blast-furnace cement (CEM III-A) to 4500 cm²/g according to Blaine. As to the classifier to be mounted on top of the mill...

Positive expectations in reach despite mixed 1Q18 corporate results

14 May 2018, Published under Cement News

LafargeHolcim , HeidelbergCement and Martin Marietta Materials Inc all released 1Q18 results this week with some mixed performances. The regional strength of Asia and Africa is generating profits for multinationals in these markets, but Europe, the Middle East and North America have seen lower returns. LafargeHolcim Jan Jenisch, LafargeHolcim's Group CEO, was in bullish mood in asserting that the benefits of the company's new strategy would see it deliver on LafargeHolcim's 20...

Positive expectations in reach despite mixed 1Q18 corporate results

11 May 2018, Published under Cement News

LafargeHolcim , HeidelbergCement and Martin Marietta Materials Inc all released 1Q18 results this week with some mixed performances. The regional strength of Asia and Africa is generating profits for multinationals in these markets, but Europe, the Middle East and North America have seen lower returns. LafargeHolcim Jan Jenisch, LafargeHolcim's Group CEO, was in bullish mood in asserting that the benefits of the company's new strategy would see it deliver on LafargeHolcim's 2018 ta...

Asia contributes strongly to HeidelbergCement 1Q18 results

09 May 2018, Published under Cement News

HeidelbergCement's 1Q18 results saw sales volumes in Europe and North America impaired by a long winter and a reduced number of working days, but some emerging countries recorded considerable increases. Declining sales volumes in Europe and North America were more than offset by significant growth in Asia-Pacific and Africa-Eastern Mediterranean Basin, reports HeidelbergCement. During the first quarter, the group's cement and clinker sales volumes rose by two per cent to 28.2Mt (previous y...