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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...

Decision to fine six Polish cement companies upheld

13 April 2018, Published under Cement News

After nine years, the decision of the Polish Office for Competition and Consumer Protection (UOKiK) to fine six manufacturers for alleged collusion has been supported by a court of appeal. The total fine, PLN411m (US$121.33m), has been reduced to PLN280m following the appeal, according to PNB. Amongst the fined companies are Grupo Ozarow (PLN92.5m), Cemex Polska (PLN69.4m), Gorazdze Cement (PLN51.3m), Dyckerhoff Polska (PLN31.4m), Cementownia Warta (PLN23.2m) and Cementownia Odra (PLN12m)....

Polish cement market to grow 6-7% in 2018

12 April 2018, Published under Cement News

Cement demand in Poland is expected to grow by 6-7 per cent in 2018. This would bring domestic demand to 18Mt, according to the Association of Cement Producers (SPC). SPC estimates show that in 2017 domestic consumption reached 17Mt, up seven per cent YoY. After a poor first quarter, construction picked up in April and the housing market showed positive growth. Road and rail construction saw a revival and industrial construction reported solid growth. Going forward, the construction m...

LafargeHolcim treated 10Mt of waste in 2017

28 March 2018, Published under Cement News

LafargeHolcim’s global waste treatment arm, Geocycle, treated 10Mt of waste in 2017, an increase of 13 per cent YoY. The company co-processed many different types of waste, including shredded industrial waste, spent solvents, used tyres and sewage sludge, according to a press release. "Sustainable building and living are key to the future and we are committed to playing an important role as the demand for sustainable construction solutions and sustainable buildings and infrastructure cont...

LafargeHolcim

03 January 2018, Published under Cement News

The 39.9 per cent-owned LafargeHolcim associate Huaxin Cement is investing in a US$140Mta cement works that it is building in Nepal.  Lafarge Malaysia’s turnover came down by some 13 per cent to US$409.5m in the first nine months of 2017, while a net loss of US$33.1m was incurred, compared with a US$10.5m profit for the same period last year. The company lost money in each of the quarters of this year and a return to profit is not expected until the middle of next year. LafargeHolcim A...

LafargeHolcim plans PLN150m investment in Kujawy

18 December 2017, Published under Cement News

LafargeHolcim intends to invest PLN150m (US$42m) in alternative fuel-related projects in its Cementownia Kujawy cement works in Poland. The company will modify the clinker line to burn alternative fuels and improve product quality. The investment will also include the construction of new cement loading terminals and the launch of a fully-automated laboratory.