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Heidelberg Materials submits Butte du Romont Quarry redevelopment permit

05 February 2024, Published under Cement News

Heidelberg Materials ' Lixhe cement plant (formerly CBR) is submitting a request for review of its permit relating to the redevelopment of the Butte du Romont Quarry, Belgium. This concerns the modification of the relief of the ground but also the drilling of a water intake to the north of the site to water the tracks in the event of dry weather. A public inquiry will be held from 29 January 29 to 14 February 2024 at the Bassenge Urban Planning Department. Since the opening of the quarry...

Cemex Czech renews limestone permits

29 December 2023, Published under Cement News

Cemex Czech Republic has resubmitted a revised environmental impact assessment (EIA) for the continuation of limestone mining at the Prachovice quarry. The original mining area will remain unchanged, but the annual amount of extracted limestone is to increase from the current 1.2Mta to 1.7Mta, according to Newton Business News.

Survey launch for UK's quarry, mining and mineral product sector

26 July 2023, Published under Cement News

Pye Tait Consulting is carrying out a labour market survey of the UK’s quarrying, mining and mineral products sector on behalf of the Minerals Matter (part of MPQC). This survey will be the largest labour market information survey since 2019 to improve data on skills, training and qualifications within the sector, according to Aggregates Business Magazine. Labour market information is relied upon by various government bodies to help shape policies and direct potential areas for funding....

Breedon completes three bolt-on transactions

22 May 2023, Published under Cement News

Breedon Group plc has recently completed three bolt-on transactions with a combined enterprise value of up to GBP19m (US$23.6m). In Northern Ireland the acquisition of Robinson Quarry Masters Ltd, a family-run quarrying and concrete block business in Country Antrim, has further extended Breedon’s footprint north of Belfast in the housing, commercial and infrastructure end-markets, and enhanced its aggregate reserves in the country. In Great Britain it has acquired two downstream busine...

CASE appoint new head of sales in Europe

17 April 2023, Published under Cement News

CASE Construction Equipment has announced the appointment of Graziano Cassinelli as new Head of Sales for Construction brands Europe at CNH Industrial, in addition to his responsibility for CE Global Rental & Used equipment. Mr Cassinelli brings a wealth of knowledge and experience to this role which will help boost dealer business. He has worked in senior roles for a number of leading construction equipment manufacturers across Europe and the Far East and also developed and run rental an...

Gareth Meese promoted to Eriez-Europe MD

12 April 2023, Published under Cement News

Magnet specialist, Eriez ® has promoted Gareth Meese to Managing Director of Eriez-Europe. In this key leadership role within the company’s global group, Mr Meese will be responsible for driving the growth and development of Eriez-Europe, ensuring that its plans align with the organisation’s worldwide corporate strategies.  Mr Meese began his career with Eriez as an export sales engineer at the company's Cardiff operations. Over time, he progressed to various other roles within Eriez and...

13 UltraTech mines receive 5-star rating

14 March 2023, Published under Cement News

UltraTech Cement Ltd has announced that 13 of its mines received five-star ratings for year 2021-22 from the Indian Bureau of Mines at the 75 th anniversary celebrations of the Indian Bureau of Mines. These are the highest number of five-star ratings awarded to any company in India across all sectors. Conceptualised by the Ministry of Mines, the star ratings are based on adoption of best practices for implementation of Sustainable Development Framework in mining. A five-star ratin...

Holcim is authorised to extend Mormont quarry

18 January 2023, Published under Cement News

Holcim Switzerland has heard that the decision of the Federal Tribunal is to authorise the Birette extension of the Mormont quarry. This decision guarantees the long-term supply of local and sustainable building materials for its construction and infrastructure projects in French-speaking Switzerland. For the first time, federal judges have recognised the national importance of cement supply and recognised the special importance of Holcim's query, which is now considered to be of nationa...

CEMEX announces first Circularity Center

14 December 2022, Published under Cement News

CEMEX has announced the launch in Colombia of its first Circularity Center worldwide. The site is located south of Bogotá in an old quarry that has been restored recently and will become a model for other CEMEX operations. The 300ha property, located in the Tunjuelo sector, was used for more than 70 years as a source of building materials for the growth of Bogotá. By having excavations more than 50m deep, the land has been used in recent years as the primary recipient of demolition wast...

Cementa's time-limited extraction permit stands

08 December 2022, Published under Cement News

The Supreme Administrative Court (HFD) has decided that the time-limited extraction permit, which the government announced to Cementa  ( Heidelberg Materials ) in the fall of 2021, must stand. HFD made the assessment that the government's decision on a time-limited permit does not contravene any legal rule. This means that limestone quarrying and cement production in Slite can continue as planned for the rest of the year. Cementa's previous permit to mine limestone in Slite expired ...