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Cement consumption in The Netherlands to hit 5Mt mark in 2018

01 August 2018, Published under Cement News

Cement demand in The Netherlands is expected to rise from just under 4.5Mt in 2017 to 5Mt in 2018, according to the Cement and Beton Centrum. Some 50-55 per cent of cement is used by the concrete industry to supply to construction sites while 35-40 per cent of total cement sales are to the concrete products sector.

JT Cement orders 8000dwt cement carrier

13 June 2018, Published under Cement News

Norway’s JT Cement AS has ordered a pneumatic cement carrier from Netherlands-based Ferus Smit, according to Erik Thun AB. The ship will be the sister vessel of M/V Greenland and is scheduled for delivery in July 2019. "The vessel will be an improved version of Greenland but with a somewhat larger cargo carrying capacity at 8000dwt. In addition, we will increase the LNG tank capacity to 200m 3 , improving the steaming time on LNG," stated Erik Thun. The project will be handled by MF Shipp...

Cebo Marine's ship undergoes upgrade in capacity

16 January 2018, Published under Cement News

Cebo Marine’s cement carrier, 'Lelie C', has undergone maintenance works and an upgrade to its capacity, according to The Motorship. Netherlands-based Damen Shiprepair Oranjewerf completed the upgrade which included installing eight new cement silos, each with a 40m 3 capacity. "Two years ago, we installed the original tanks from the Ritske, a vessel belonging to the same client, and now we have repeated the process again, this time on a much larger scale," said Jeen van der Werf, commerc...

The Netherlands: first Concrete Sustainability Council certificates awarded

19 April 2017, Published under Cement News

The first certificates for Concrete Sustainability Council (CSC) responsible sourcing were awarded during Building Holland, one of the major trade fairs for building, renovation and redevelopment in The Netherlands. The first companies that successfully finished the process were two ready-mixed concrete producers (both silver), two precast producers (both bronze) and a producer of raw materials. After launching the CSC responsible sourcing system in January 2017, there is great interes...

Bangladesh: FDI from Netherlands

20 May 2016, Published under Cement News

Bangladesh’s cement sector attracted foreign direct investment (FDI) of US$31.3m in 2015, according to a Bangladesh Central Bank report. This figure is up 41.5 per cent from that of 2014. The report showed that last year around half of the FDI in the cement sector came from The Netherlands, with investments also coming from Germany, Hong Kong, Switzerland, among others. According to a local research firm, the country’s cement production reached approximately 30Mt in 2015, against a demand ...

Shanks secures six-year contract extension with HeidelbergCement

17 April 2015, Published under Cement News

Industry waste-to-product business, Shanks Group plc, has secured a six-year contract extension with HeidelbergCement Group for the supply of ICOPOWER® energy pellets. Under the contract, Icopower, part of Shanks’ Solid Waste Division will supply HeidelbergCement Group with an increased volume of 54,000tpaof its  ICOPOWER® energy pellets. Shanks has developed a tailored production process to make the pellets using a unique combination of sorting, drying and pelletising technology. The fuel ...


02 February 2015, Published under Cement News

Holcim completed the purchase of Cemex’ cement and aggregates assets in western Germany along with 59 batching plants in Germany and a further six in The Netherlands, while disposing of its activities in the Czech Republic and two of its Spanish cement works. Holcim is negotiating to sell most of its assets in France and all of its assets in Slovakia, Hungary, Serbia and Canada as well as certain assets in Brazil and the Trident cement works in Montana and certain terminals in the Great L...

Dyckerhoff and N+P extend supply agreement

09 January 2015, Published under Cement News

N+P is to extend its cooperation with Dyckerhoff AG by securing a new order for the delivery of high-quality Subcoal® pellets. Subcoal is produced at the Qlyte facility in Delfzijl, The Netherlands. The facility produces about 65,000tpa of Subcoal®, whereby it processes around 100,000t of non-recyclable paper-plastic waste fractions which otherwise would have been sent to landfill or waste incineration. The Subcoal is used to replace lignite dust or bituminous coal at power stations, lime ...

The Netherlands: ENCI to operate without licence until 1 August

11 June 2014, Published under Cement News

The Dutch province of Limburg is allowing ENCI in Maastricht, The Netherlands, to continue operating despite the retraction of the cement plant’s licence by the country’s State Council last February. The step was taken to safeguard the direct employment of 150 staff and the indirect employment of a further 300. The State Council concluded that the impacts of cement production at the plant on two neighbouring Belgian nature reserves was insufficiently known. Following this report, the pr...

The Netherlands: Limburg postpones ENCI decision

12 February 2014, Published under Cement News

The provincial government of Limburg, The Netherlands, has not taken any further decision regarding ENCI – contrary to expectations. A new decision is required as the Dutch Council of State revoked the cement company’s environmental permit. While the subject was discussed in a meeting on Tuesday, the decision has been postponed until next Tuesday. Environmental pressure group ENCI Stop has demanded that the factory be closed as it now temporarily operates without a permit.