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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.

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...