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thyssenkrupp to build first industrial-scale activated clay-based cement plant in Cameroon

01 April 2020, Published under Cement News

Germany-based equipment supplier thyssenkrupp will build the first industrial-scale cement plant that uses activated clay to produce low-carbon cement in Cameroon, according to a company statement. thyssenkrupp is to fit the first cement plant with a system for the production of calcined clay for the Dutch-based company Cimpor Global Holdings. The technology developed by thyssenkrupp lowers CO 2 emissions in cement production by up to 40 per cent. Part of the clinker will be replaced with...

Future-proofing Algeria’s flagship

19 November 2019, Published under Cement News

Groupe Industriel des Ciments d’Algérie is set to increase its total cement capacity by 2.2Mta, thanks to the new Sigus cement plant, located in the province of Oum El Bouaghi, eastern Algeria. Engineering, procurement and construction (EPC) partner thyssenkrupp Industrial Solutions provided the complete range of key equipment, process solutions and 360˚ services to make this new greenfield cement plant future-proof. By Flavia Morlaix, thyssenkrupp Industrial Solutions, France. Constr...

thyssenkrupp Group sets carbon neutral target of 2050

04 July 2019, Published under Cement News

thyssenKrupp Group aims to be carbon neutral by 2050, and to have cut emissions from production and outsourced energy by 30 per cent as early as by 2030. This means emissions from thyssenkrupp products have to fall by 16 per cent by 2030. "The threats posed by climate change affect us all. As an industrial company with operations around the globe we are in a particularly god position to reduce greenhouse gas emissions through sustainable products and processes. We take this responsibility v...

Yamama on track to the future

15 November 2018, Published under Cement News

Designed for a clinker capacity of 20,000tpd, Yamama Cement Company’s new plant complex is currently the largest cement project in the Middle East. For the cement company and its EPC contractor thyssenkrupp Industrial Solutions, the project is now entering the home straight. By thyssenkrupp Industrial Solutions AG, Germany. Construction on Yamama Cement’s new 20,000tpd plant at Alhalal Alshamalia, Saudi Arabia, is well under way Yamama Cement, one of the oldest and largest cemen...

Shifting strategy for success

27 February 2017, Published under Cement News

In recent years, thyssenkrupp has evolved from being a stand-alone cement equipment supplier as Polysius to becoming fully integrated within the thyssenkrupp group of diversified industrial companies. As part of this larger structure, the company has further pursued and developed its strategy towards delivering complete cement plants on an engineering, procurement and construction (EPC) basis. ICR caught up with Frank Ruoss, CEO of Business Unit Cement at thyssenkrup Industrial Solutions and...

Relocating Yamama Cement

20 February 2017, Published under Cement News

After years of planning, Yamama Cement Company has finally commenced the relocation of its cement manufacturing operations, moving production from inside the capital, Riyadh, to a new location some 80km from the city. As construction at the new site of two state-of-the-art, 10,000tpd clinker lines gets underway, ICR provides this update on the largest cement project now underway in the Middle East. By ICR Research, UK. The impressive, new Yamama Cement factory, equipped with two 10,00...

Change at the top for thyssenkrupp India

09 March 2016, Published under Cement News

Ravi Kirpalani will join thyssenkrupp India on 14 March 2016 and take charge as the CEO of the regional headquarters of thyssenkrupp India effective 1 July 2016. Indian-born, Kirpalani's last role was the Managing Director of Castrol India Ltd. Prior to joining thyssenkrupp he spent over 16 years at BP where he held a number of roles in India and in the UK. He will provide ongoing support for the strategic development of all thyssenkrupp’s business in India. He succeeds Dr Micha...

New brand identity for Thyssenkrupp

20 November 2015, Published under Cement News

To reflect changes within its organisation over recent years, Thyssenkrupp yesterday announced the launch of a unified global brand, reflecting transformation of the Germany-based technology company to a diversified industrial group. “We are a different company today. We have become more diversified and as a result more stable,” says Dr Heinrich Hiesinger, CEO of Thyssenkrupp. Communications chief, Alexander Wilke, adds: “However, we are not yet perceived everywhere as the high-performanc...

Algeria: Société des Ciments de Sigus awards turnkey plant contract

27 October 2015, Published under Cement News

Polysius France SAS, part of Germany-based ThyssenKrupp, has been awarded the contract for the cement plant in Oum El Bouaghi by Société des Ciments de Sigus, part of Groupe Industriel des Ciments d’Algérie (GICA), according to local press reports. The EUR310m turnkey project will see the construction of a 6000tpd cement works with commissioning due after 31 months in 2018. (Source: Tout sur l'Algerie)

ThyssenKrupp merges plant technology businesses in France

02 October 2015, Published under Cement News

ThyssenKrupp is strengthening its plant technology capabilities in France by merging the formerly-separate entities Polysius and KH Mineral to become ThyssenKrupp Industrial Solutions (France), the company said in a statement yesterday. The step came into effect as of 1 October 2015. As of today, ThyssenKrupp Industrial Solutions (France) employs around 300 employees at two locations in Aix-en-Provence and Sarreguemines. Samir Abi Ramia, CEO of ThyssenKrupp Industrial Solutions (France):...