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HeidelbergCement to sell calcium silicate unit business

15 December 2017, Published under Cement News

HeidelbergCement has signed an agreement with H+H International A/S and its subsidiary H+H Deutschland GmbH to sell its calcium silicate unit business (HDKS), according to a press release. The transaction has a value of about EUR110m (US$129.6m) and is expected to be completed within the 1Q18. "HDKS has a strong market position in the North-East and South-West of Germany as well as in Switzerland, but the focus of its product portfolio on calcium silicate units is outside the core busines...

Fly ash and slag cements

27 July 2016, Published under Cement News

While cements containing fly ash or GGBS have different strength properties to ordinary Portland cement, they also benefit from improved durability and workability. A key factor in strength development is the provision of calcium silicate hydrate. Concrete made with cement which includes fly ash or ggbs will have different strength properties than that made with cement which contains purely clinker and gypsum Although a particular material may be cheaper per kilogram or per t...