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05 January 2016, Published under Cement News

Holcim Belgique is closing five ready-mixed concrete plants in Flanders, a move that will affect around 60 employees. The works being closed are at Furness, Ostend, Bruges, Izegem and Herentals. Lafarge Cement Zambia, which has a combined capacity of 1.4Mta from its two works, is to quadruple its exports to Congo and from Malawi. In additioin, the production should be increased by 0.1Mta from next month. The Chinese LafargeHolcim associate Huaxin Cement Company is to invest some US$150...

Limak Cement's evolution

07 October 2015, Published under Cement News

Since 2000 the Limak Cement Group has evolved from owning a single cement plant to becoming Turkey’s second-largest producer in terms of clinker capacity. CEO and Board member of the Limak Holding arm since its inception, Gültekin Aksüyek, speaks with ICR about ongoing investments in Turkey, plus expansion into international markets with new plants under construction and potential projects on the table. Gültekin Aksüyek, CEO and Board member of the Limak Cement Group, Turkey ...

Supporting the load

30 March 2015, Published under Cement News

Operating in Georgia since 2007, HeidelbergCement has seen its cement and concrete operations expand and work volumes grow. To help keep pace with its 24/7 production schedule at the company’s seven concrete production sites and two cement plants, a fleet of SDLG wheel loaders has been employed. Uptime of the vehicles is further optimised through a rigorous maintenance schedule undertaken by a local company, providing support close to home. By Shandong Lingong Machinery Co Ltd, China. ...

Cemex supplying Braskem Idesa-Etileno plant, Mexico

25 August 2014, Published under Cement News

Cemex is supplying 250,000m3 of a variety of specialised, ready-mix concretes for the construction of the new Braskem Idesa-Etileno XXI Plant in Veracruz, Mexico. The plant, which will produce ethylene and polyethylene, is the largest petrochemical investment in Mexico in the past 20 years. Cemex began as a supplier for this project in 2012 with the construction of the foundation. As of today, the company has delivered 80 per cent of the 250,000m3 of concrete required for the project. Eti...

Flawless mixing

24 May 2013, Published under Cement News

Kaspar Röckelein KG has been active in the German construction materials market for over 65 years, manufacturing concrete products such as prefabricated components and ready-mix concrete. It produces prefabricated parts and concrete goods at its plant in Ebing, Bavaria, Germany, which has also recently seen the commissioning of a new Liebherr Betomat IV-685 mixing tower. By Liebherr-Mischtechnik GmbH, Germany. Liebherr Betomat IV-685 mixing tower with three mixing systems supplies the...