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UNTHA to expand in Poland

31 March 2020, Published under Cement News

Industrial shredder manufacturer UNTHA is predicting that 2020 will be the biggest year yet for its Polish subsidiary, as the waste market continues to boom.   The shredding technology specialist first moved into Poland in late 2013, when a dedicated office was established in Krakow on the back of growing interest in UNTHA’s machinery – a relocation to Warsaw followed. While the country has attracted mixed views surrounding its approach to waste management over the last six years, it seems i...

Belarusian Cement Co plans to increase exports to Poland

28 February 2020, Published under Cement News

Belarusian Cement Co (BCC) opened a representative office in Poland earlier this year in anticipation of higher exports to central Europe. "Our company opened a representative office in Poland early this year due to increased demand for Belarusian cement in eastern and central Europe in 2019. This move has improved supply logistics. European, Polish, German and other partners have an opportunity now to conclude supply contracts directly with the company," the cement producer noted. BCC...

Poland sees cement production rise in 2019

24 January 2020, Published under Cement News

Poland’s Association of Cement Producers estimates that the production of cement in 2019 rose by around one per cent YoY to 19Mt. However, imports from Belarus grew by an estimated 250,000t and imports from Turkey increased by about 50,000t. Cement sales for 2020 are expected to remain consistent with 2019. In an interview with the Polish News Bulletin, Xavier Guesnu, president of Lafarge Poland, noted that the housing construction market will drive the 2020 market, even though symptom...

LafargeHolcim plans EUR10m investment in Kujawy

27 November 2019, Published under Cement News

LafargeHolcim will be investing EUR10m in its Kujawy cement plant in Poland. The company will be launched a new product on the market as well as increase the use of alternative fuels (AFs) at the works. At present Cementownia Kujawy’s AF rate is between 80-85 per cent, or around 190,000t, but Lafarge plans to increase this to 90 per cent by 2021. To date Lafarge has invested around EUR100m in the Kujawy cement works, which produces approximately 2Mta of cement.

Poland on track to break production records in 2019

23 October 2019, Published under Cement News

In 2018 cement production in Poland broke records to reach 18.94Mt, according to data from the Central Statistical Office (CSO). Furthermore, production is up by 0.4 per cent YoY to nearly 12.3Mt in the 8M19. Looking towards 2020, Andrzej Reclik, president of Górażdże Cement, has forecast stabilisation at the current level and for final results to be close to the current year, according to an interview with WNP. Mr Reclik noted that it is difficult to increase dynamics when the market is al...

Poland: leading Europe’s growth

30 September 2019, Published under Cement News

Poland was one of the countries that did not experience an economic downturn during the global crisis of 2007 and central Europe’s largest economy has been on the rise ever since, supported by an expanding construction sector. As a result, the output of the Polish cement industry is at an historic high with cement sales of 18.9Mt in 2018. By Wojciech Roszczynialski and Grzegorz Wolski, Eurocement Consulting LLC, and Zbigniew Pilch, Polish Cement Producers’ Association, Poland. Heidelb...

Cemex Poland to supply deep diving pool project

23 August 2019, Published under Cement News

Cemex is participating in the construction of the deepest and largest diving pool project called 'Deepsot', near Warsaw, Poland. Cemex's Rudniki cement plant near Czestochowa will supply CEMIII/A 42.5 to enable the contractor, Budokrusz SA to produce two classes of structural concrete for the 45m deep pool that can accommodate 8000m 3 of water. The pool is for professional and novice divers, as well as for free or breath-holding diving. The complex will include the construction of an under...

CemProspects 2019

03 June 2019, Published under Cement News

CemProspects 2019 will see key decision-makers from the cement, coal, petcoke, oil, alternative fuels and shipping industries come together in Krakow, Poland, to network and discuss the major topics that influence the energy markets. This year's conference will take place at the Sheraton Grand Hotel between 7-9 October. For more information, please visit the webpage .

Ozarow Cement names Janusz Miluch as new CEO

13 February 2019, Published under Cement News

Ozarow Cement in Poland has appointed Janusz Miluch as its new CEO. He will replace Andrzej Ptak, who retired at the end of December. Ozarow Cement is part of the Ireland-based CRH group and has 90 sites where it produces a range of building materials.

Vecoplan opens branch in Poland

08 February 2019, Published under Cement News

To provide its Polish customers with even better customer care, Vecoplan, which specialises in machines and plants that crush, convey and process primary and secondary raw materials in the production and recycling cycle, has opened a branch in Warsaw, Poland. The Vecoplan Polska sp z o o team includes Maciej Kamola, who is responsible for the destruction of paper, documents and data, in-house recycling and post-consumer plastic. Ireneusz Suszyna manages Vecoplan’s domestic and  commercial...