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Poland sees double-digit declines, Jan-Aug

10 September 2013, Published under Cement News

Cement production and sales in Poland have seen a double-digit drop in the first eight months of the year, latest data from the country’s cement association, SPC, shows. Between January-August 2013, cement output declined by 15.2 per cent to 9.092Mt while sales were down by 14.8 per cent to 9.295Mt. In August alone, production in Poland fell by 1.9 per cent YoY in August 2013 to 1.576Mt. Sales for the month declined by 3.9 per cent to 1.616Mt.

Poland's monthly output edges ahead

07 August 2013, Published under Cement News

Poland's cement production totalled 1.733 Mt in July 2013, up by 2.2 per cent YoY, according to the latest data from the country's cement association. Cement sales, meanwhile, stood at 1.838Mt, marking an increase of 6.6 per cent YoY. However, for the first seven months of 2013, cement output declined by 17.5 per cent to 7.515Mt, while sales dropped by 16.7 per cent to 7.679Mt. Construction activity and cement consumption in Poland has suffered due to the limited demand from the infrastr...

Poland's 1H sales see double-digit decline

08 July 2013, Published under Cement News

Cement sales and ouput in Poland continue to feel the pinch following the completion of construction activity related to the 2012 European Football Championships, as double-digit declines are registered in the first half of this year. For the six months to the end of June 2013, cement sales in Poland dropped by 22.1 per cent to 5.842Mt, while output was similarly down by 22 per cent to 5.782Mt, latest data by the country's cement association shows. For the month of June alone, cement ...

FLSmidth MAAG Gear expands production facilities

01 October 2012, Published under Cement News

FLSmidth MAAG Gear has widened the production capabilities at their gear production facilities in Poland. A major investment in the machinery enables FLSmidth MAAG Gear to manufacture bevel gear sets that will be sold through the global network of the FLSmidth Group. This newly installed state of the art bevel gear cutting as well as measuring machines will support the organization's strategy of getting closer to customers by providing one-stop-shop solutions to their needs.. The compa...

Cement Hranice 2012 outlook, Czech Republic

10 September 2012, Published under Cement News

Despite reporting an increase in 2011 cement sales, Czech cement producer Cement Hranice company expects a decline this year the Euro zone sovereign debt crisis and a continuing fall in construction output. Last year the company increased sales by 14.5 per cent last year to CZK1.69bn (EUR69m) following two years of declining sales due to a downturn in the domestic construction industry. Net profit in 2011 reached CZK499m, an increase of 10 YoY. Cement Hranice's results improved last ye...

Odra cement works orders new VRM, Poland

07 September 2012, Published under Cement News

Gebr Pfeiffer has been awarded the contract to supply a MPS 3070 BC vertical roller for grinding 46tph of blast-furnace slag for the Odra works situated in Opole, Poland. The slag, ground to 3800cm²/g Blaine, is intended to be used as an additive to the cement. The ordered vertical mill features a main drive with an output of 1350kW for the production rate of 46tph.  Exhaust gases produced by the clinker cooler allow the slag to be dried from nine per cent feed moisture down to <1 per cent ...

Cemex supplies ready-mix concrete to Euro 2012 stadium, Poland

08 June 2012, Published under Cement News

Cemex announced today that it has provided 50,000m3 of ready-mix concrete for a state-of-the-art soccer stadium that will host several games of the UEFA EURO2012 Poland-Ukraine championship, including the game in which Spain will start the defense of its UEFA EURO2008 title, against rival Italy on June 10. The new PGE Arena Stadium in Gdansk, Poland, has a capacity of 42,000 spectators and won the Architecture and Design Award at the Stadium Business Awards in May 2012.  “Our participation...

HeidelbergCement completes Górazdze modernisation, Poland

28 March 2012, Published under Cement News

HeidelbergCement completed the capacity expansion project at its cement plant in Górazdze, Poland, with the commissioning of a new cement mill. The new mill, – the largest ball mill in Europe – has a capacity of 1.4Mta and ideally complements last year’s increased kiln capacity. In 2012, total cement capacity in Poland rises to 5.6Mt. "With the new mill we successfully complete another important project of our investment programme in attractive growth markets," explains Dr. Bernd Scheifel...