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150 years of innovation

22 October 2014, Published under Cement News

From its initial beginnings in a house in Scanzo, near Bergamo, Italy, in 1864 Italcementi has grown into a building materials multinational spanning 22 countries and four continents. Its portfolio and technology have developed considerably from grinding its first products in a water mill to today’s modern photocatalytic products and biodynamic cements. As the Italian cement major celebrates its 150th anniversary, it charts the milestones in its drive for technological and product innovation...

To the future

04 June 2014, Published under Cement News

Around 200 participants gathered from around the world to celebrate Gebr Pfeiffer’s 150th anniversary in Kaiserslautern, Germany, on 8-9 May 2014. The family-owned company looked back from its early, rich history of steam engines and grinding mills at the heart of the Palatinate manufacturing base to today’s achievements, which include the production and commissioning of the largest vertical roller mill in Australia at Cement Australia’s Port Kembla plant and the largest such mill in the wor...