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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.

Cemex participates in key Polish infrastructure road project

11 July 2017, Published under Cement News

Cemex is participating in the construction of the major S7 Expressway in Poland by supplying over 400,000m 3 of concrete. This cross-country expressway connects the Baltic coast to cities such as Warsaw, Kraków, and the Slovakian border region. To improve the highway’s traffic flow and road safety, one of the stretches of the S7 Expressway involved the construction of a 920m-long bridge on the Koszwaly to Nowy Dwor Gdanski section over the Vistula River, in northern Poland. This bridge is...

Polish cement demand to rise 2.5% in 2017

02 May 2017, Published under Cement News

Cement production in Poland increased by two per cent in 2016, according to the Polish Association of Cement Producers. In 2017 cement demand is expected to grow by 2.5 per cent to 16.1Mt thanks to healthy housing and transport infrastructure construction markets, the association said. However, its future also depends on the EU’s CO2 emissions policies, the association added. With 14 plants, owned by the subsidiaries of eight international cement producers, Poland’s cement sector points ou...

Poland: Beumer wins elevator order for LafargeHolcim plant

07 April 2017, Published under Cement News

Beumer Group will deliver four high-capacity belt bucket elevators to a LafargeHolcim cement plant in Poland. As a general contractor, the steelworks company Mostostal Kraków SA has entrusted Beumer Group with the delivery of four high-capacity belt bucket elevators to LafargeHolcim Ltd's Kujawy cement plant. These systems are part of a project to improve the production and the quality of cement blends. Mostostal Kraków SA will provide the Kujawy works with cement silos as well as the corr...

Poland: LafargeHolcim awards A TEC upgrade contract

20 February 2017, Published under Cement News

To reduce the chlorine contents without causing substantial thermal losses in the kiln line, LafargeHolcim awarded A TEC a contract for upgrading its existing REDUCHLOR ® Bypass in Kujawy, Poland. Based on detailed computational fluid dynamics and process simulations, the existing bypass rate will be expanded from five to 10 per cent. This increase of the bypass rate has been realised under the precondition to keep the existing main equipment of the bypass such as bypass filter and bypas...

Poland: Cemex Chelm benefits from new RDF shredders at EkoPaliwa

19 July 2016, Published under Cement News

EkoPaliwa, a waste recycling company in Chelm, Poland, commissioned Weima to install two Powerline 3000 single-shaft shredders with hydraulic drive used in secondary shredding in its plant to produce alternative fuels. Cemex requires the refuse-derived fuel (RDF) for its Chelm cement plant that is situated adjacent to EkoPaliwa. The shredded waste will ensure Cemex is self-sufficient in terms of fuel supply at all times.   To meet the demands of the project,  a single Weima PowerLine 3000 ...

Polish monthly cement production up 3.1%

08 December 2015, Published under Cement News

Cement production in Poland decreased by 3.1 per cent YoY to 1.22Mt in November, while sales rose by 3.6 per cent to 1.24Mt, Poland's Cement Producer Association said in a statement. Year-to-date production grew 0.6 per cent YoY to 14.65Mt. Meanwhile sales over the period rose by 1.1 per cent to 14.95Mt.

Poland: October output and dispatches dip

10 November 2015, Published under Cement News

Cement production in Poland decreased by 2.4 per cent YoY to 1.55Mt in October, while sales fell six per cent to 1.55Mt, Poland's Cement Producer Association said in a statement. Year-to-date production grew 0.9 per cent YoY to 13.44Mt. Meanwhile sales rose 0.9 per cent to 13.71Mt over the same time frame.


02 November 2015, Published under Cement News

HeidelbergCement’s Polish subsidiary Gorazdze Cement is proposing to acquire Duda Kruszywa, an aggregates producer, and Duda Beton, ready-mixed concrete, from Opole-based JD. For the deal to be approved, the Polish competition authorities demands that Gorazdze Cement disposed of a batching plant in Olszowa.

Polish competition watchdog approves proposed Gorazdze acquisitions on condition

20 October 2015, Published under Cement News

The Polish Competition and Consumer Protection Office (UOKiK) has approved the acquisition of Duda Kruszywa and Duda Beton by Gorazdze Cement on condition that Gorazdze sells the concrete unit in Olszowa to avoid limiting market competition. Both Duda Kruszywa, which is an aggregate producer, and Duda Beton, a producer of ready-mixed concrete, are currently owned by the Opole-based firm JD.