Cement News tagged under: Italcementi

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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...

Sarche plant to reactivate kiln line

15 June 2021, Published under Cement News

Italy’s Italcementi (HeidelbergCement) has announced an investment of almost EUR5m (US$6.07m) at its Sarche plant in Madruzzo, Italy. The works will see the factory, which has been operating as a grinding unit since 2015, reactivate its pyroprocessing line. As a result, production capacity is expected to reach 250,000tpa by January 2022. The expansion is being made to meet the rising demand of northeast Italy, with the project also set to employ 30 people.

HeidelbergCement to move Italcementi's research centre to Germany

30 November 2020, Published under Cement News

HeidelbergCement, parent company of Italcementi, is planning to move the Bergamo research centre to Germany, according to reports in Italia Oggi. The step is part of the company’s strategy to further optimise the effectiveness, processes and structures of its activities, which includes the centralisation of its research functions in a single location. The timing of the move, which is expected to affect the 32 employees of the centre, has not yet been disclosed.

HeidelbergCement and Italcementi donate to northern Italy's fight against COVID-19

19 March 2020, Published under Cement News

To alleviate the extremely tense situation of the local community and to support the fight against the coronavirus, HeidelbergCement and its Italian subsidiary Italcementi are each donating EUR100,000 to the Ospedale Papa Giovanni XXIII in Bergamo. Bergamo, where Italcementi is headquartered, is located in Lombardy in Northern Italy and is particularly hard hit by the current COVID-19 epidemic. Since February more than 400 people in this region have died from the virus. Last week, Italcemen...

Italcementi presents fast-setting cement mixture for 3D printing

19 February 2020, Published under Cement News

Italcementi has presented a new concrete mixture developed specifically for construction 3D printing applications at the BAUTEC conference in Berlin, Germany. The new mixture is developed to be fast setting, to enable deposition of more complex geometries, and also more sustainable, in line with the company's targets for more sustainable construction processes. Italcementi, part of the HeidelbergCement Group, began studying 3D printing technology in 2015 at the company's laboratories (ie,...

Giampiero Pesenti passes away

25 July 2019, Published under Cement News

Giampiero Pesenti, honorary chairman of Italmobiliare, passed away aged 88 on 22 July at his home in San Vigilio, Italy. He joined the Board of Directors in 1967, becoming chairman and CEO on the death of his father, Carlo Pesenti, in 1984. From 2014-17 he served as president and later as Honorary President. In 1992 he expanded Italcementi, Italy’s largest cement producer, by acquiring Ciments Français, a company twice the size of the group. Italcementi was later acquired by HeidelbergCe...

HeidelbergCement makes further progress with portfolio optimisation

09 April 2019, Published under Cement News

HeidelbergCement’s subsidiary Italcementi has signed contracts with Buzzi Unicem and Colacem regarding the disposals of cement plants in the northern and central region of Italy. The involved parties agreed not to disclose details of the transactions for the time being.  “These divestments are part of our action plan to accelerate our portfolio optimisation,” said Dr Scheifele, chairman of the Managing Board of HeidelbergCement. “We are well on our way to reach our target of EUR1.5bn of d...

Colacem acquires Cemitaly's Spoleto facility

03 April 2019, Published under Cement News

Italy’s Colacem has announced the acquisition of Cemitaly’s 0.7Mta Spoleto cement plant for an undisclosed sum. Cemitaly was unveiled as the new branding of Cementir Italia in 2018, after it was acquired by the Italcementi Group earlier in the year. "We are confident that the cement sector will have a significant role in the near future," said Colacem in a statement. "In our country there's a need for greater public and private investments for increasingly safe, efficient, innovative and s...

Ciments du Maroc Board appoints new MD

01 February 2019, Published under Cement News

The Board of Ciments du Maroc, owned by HeidelbergCement via the Italcementi group, has appointed Matteo Rozzanigo as new managing director, effective 1 February 2019. He replaces Hakan Gurdal who remains as Board Director East Africa and Mediterranean Basin. A graduate of the Polytechnic University of Milan, Italy, he has held several posts in Italcementi since 2007, including MD of FYM, the Spanish subsidiary. From 2016 he has worked as Development Director Southwest Europe for Heidelber...

Managing change

18 July 2018, Published under Cement News

HeidelbergCement’s acquisition of Italcementi in 2016 has accelerated the growth of this major global cement and aggregates giant, which is now ranked as the fourth- largest player worldwide with 195Mta cement capacity across 44 countries. Much of the company’s success is down to agile management and the financially-astute leadership of Dr Bernd Scheifele, widely regarded as one of the best CEOs in the business. In this revealing interview, Dr Scheifele discusses the rationale for the Italce...