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Quarry restoration by CEMEX

21 June 2022, Published under Cement News

Quarry restoration and biodiversity are important aspects of Cemex’s commitment to climate change. Steve Redwood, CEMEX land development and permitting director – Europe, showcases how the company’s quarry restoration work and biodiversity management are reaping the benefits for nature in the region. By Steve Redwood, CEMEX, UK. The restoration aspect of the business is becoming increasingly important for CEMEX. Pictured is the Raynes quarry in north Wales, UK My role at CEME...

Holcim to acquire Izolbet of Poland

16 May 2022, Published under Cement News

Holcim has entered an agreement to acquire Izolbet, one of the leading players in the specialty building solutions market in Poland.   Izolbet has delivered double-digit growth in sales and EBITDA over the last three years. The acquisition will strengthen Holcim’s footprint in the highly attractive market for renovation, thermal insulation and finishing, and will complement Holcim’s recent investment in a new production facility for dry mixes in Kraków. Miljan Gutovic, EMEA regi...

Polish cement sales forecast to decline

22 April 2022, Published under Cement News

Cement sales in Poland are expected to decline to 19Mt in 2022 from 19.3Mt in 2021, according to the Polish cement association, SPC. However, the association predicts that sales could return to their upward trend in 2023, when it projects sales of 19.4Mt.

Cemex Poland receives Environmental Product Declaration certification

21 March 2022, Published under Cement News

Cemex Poland has obtained Type III Environmental Product Declaration (EPD) certificates for cement and selected concrete products. The Building Research Institute-issued documents confirm the enhanced properties of products in the area of their environmental impact. Globally, it is the first time that Cemex has been awarded such certificates in line with the company’s climate goals and its Future in Action strategy.     The EPD provides a detailed description of the environmental impact...

Buzzi Unicem FY21 preliminary regional results see 7% rise in cement sales

10 February 2022, Published under Cement News

Cement sales of the Buzzi Unicem group amounted to 31.2Mt in 2021, increasing by 6.7 per cent when compared to 2020. Ready-mix concrete output, which stood at 12.1Mm 3 , was also up, by 3.4 per cent, compared to the volumes of last year. Consolidated net sales for the financial year increased from EUR3222.4m to EUR3445.6m. The sales volumes achieved by the group in 2021 exceeded the level of those reached in the previous year, thanks to the progress recorded in Italy, the USA and easter...

Strabag wins contractor order for Malogoszcz modernistion project

10 February 2022, Published under Cement News

Lafarge (Holcim group) cement plant in Małogoszcz has appointed Strabag company is the contractor for the modernisation of its new clinker line. The scope of works by Strabag includes: construction of 28 facilities included in the technological line in the field of direct and indirect foundations, protection of excavations, reinforced concrete structure, and tunnels for conveyors.   The key components of the new technological line will be: • vertical raw material mill • 120mm-hi...

Cemex will supply Vertua concrete for sustainable Polish building

22 October 2021, Published under Cement News

Cemex will supply its low carbon concrete called Vertua for the construction of Warsaw’s P180 office building. The P180 office building, designed by PRC Architekci and developed and built by Skanska, requires 3500m 3 of Vertua concrete to be delivered in the 3Q22. "We are excited to supply Vertua concrete for the construction of this sustainable and innovative building in Poland," said Sergio Menendez, president fo Cemex Europe, Middle East, Africa and Asia.  

Holcim completes bolt-on acquisitions in the US and Poland

28 September 2021, Published under Cement News

Holcim has closed the acquisition of the Utelite Corp in Coalville, Utah (US), a leading producer of lightweight aggregates. Utelite will join Holcim’s Mountain region, alongside operations in the Denver, Phoenix and Las Vegas metro areas. Founded in 1962, Utelite’s more than 40 employees serve customers across the western USA and western Canada. The operation has more than 60 years of proven and probable reserves. In addition, Holcim closed an agreement to buy Polcalc in Poland. Polcalc e...

Lafarge Poland's Malogoszcz plant modernisation set to begin

23 September 2021, Published under Cement News

The foundation stone for Lafarge Poland's Małogoszcz plant modernisation has been ceremonially laid, which signals the beginning of construction of a new rotary kiln. Małogoszcz is expected to produce one of the most environmentally friendly cements on the Polish and European markets, according to a press release.  The investment in the project, supported by Krakow Technology Park, is worth over EUR100m. It is expected to result in approximately 20 per cent less CO 2 emissions as the ...

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...