Tag Archives: Cement

Sustainable Construction: Sika develops LC3 concrete admixtures with low CO2 footprint

(PRESS RELEASE) BAAR, 29-Apr-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — Sika announces that, together with leading key players, it is working on the development of concrete admixtures using the LC3 technology that lowers CO2 emissions, developed by the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology … Read the full press release

HeidelbergCement’s ambitious Brevik carbon capture and storage (CCS) project gets green light from the Norwegian parliament

(PRESS RELEASE) HEIDELBERG, 15-Dec-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — HeidelbergCement announces that its investment in a full-scale carbon capture facility in its Norcem plant in Brevik, Norway has received the approval from the Norwegian parliament. HeidelbergCement aims to capture of 400,000 tonnes … Read the full press release

Carsten Riisberg Lund to succeed Jan Kjaersgaard as President of FLSmidth Cement Industry

(PRESS RELEASE) COPENHAGEN, 13-Nov-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — FLSmidth (CPH: FLS), a Danish multinational engineering company serving the global mining and cement industries, has announced the appointment of Carsten Riisberg Lund as new Cement Industry President and member of Group Executive … Read the full press release

LafargeHolcim part of major study on commercial-scale carbon capture at its Portland Cement Plant in Colorado

(PRESS RELEASE) VANCOUVER/ZURICH/HOUSTON/PARIS, 7-Jan-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — New joint study aimed at evaluating the viability and design of a commercial-scale carbon-capture facility at the Holcim Portland Cement Plant in Florence, Colorado, U.S. has been initiated by a group of leading … Read the full press release

HeidelbergCement optimises portfolio and improves cash generation by further reduction in Ciments du Maroc shareholding

(PRESS RELEASE) HEIDELBERG, 29-Nov-2019 — /EuropaWire/ — HeidelbergCement sells 3.6% of Ciments du Maroc’s share capital to certain Moroccan institutional investors through a block trade. The sale of around 0.5 million shares was sold for an aggregate amount of approximately … Read the full press release

LafargeHolcim accelerates growth in the Ready-Mix Concrete and Aggregates segments

(PRESS RELEASE) ZUG, 4-Feb-2019 — /EuropaWire/ — The global leader in building materials and solutions LafargeHolcim adds one (1) precast and eight (8) ready-mix concrete plants as well as a sand quarry to its growing Ready-Mix Concrete and Aggregates segments. The … Read the full press release

FLSmidth to restructure its organisation into two industries – Cement and Mining

COPENHAGEN, 26-Apr-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Effective from 1 July 2018, FLSmidth’s organisation will consist of two industries – Cement and Mining – supported by a regional setup to strengthen customer focus and life-cycle solutions – combined with a new central digital … Read the full press release

Wärtsilä and Saudi Arabia-based Najran Cement Company renew the three-year asset management agreement for Najran’s installations in Sultana and Akfah in Saudi Arabia

HELSINKI, 22-Feb-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — The technology group Wärtsilä and Saudi Arabia-based Najran Cement Company continue their co-operation by renewing the three-year asset management agreement for Najran Cement Company’s installations in Sultana and Akfah in Saudi Arabia. Wärtsilä will continue to ensure … Read the full press release

Disclosure: Shareholding of Harris Associates L.P. in Holcim Ltd exceeds the Swiss Stock Exchange Act threshold of 3 percent

22-7-2013 — /EuropaWire/ — In accordance with Article 20 of the Federal Act on Stock Exchanges and Securities Trading (Stock Exchange Act), Holcim Ltd was informed on July 19, 2013, by Harris Associates L.P. that it holds, through acquisition of shares, … Read the full press release

HeidelbergCement’s Liberian subsidiary Cemenco expanded its cement mill capacity in Monrovia, Liberia

19-7-2013 — /europawire.eu/ — In Liberia, HeidelbergCement has successfully commissioned a new cement mill at its cement grinding plant in the capital city of Monrovia. The investment in the new mill, which has an annual capacity of 0.5 million tonnes, amounted … Read the full press release

Bayer MaterialScience-led EcoCommercial Building program welcomes its newest partner Cemex Germany

Over 80 specialists in Bayer-led EcoCommercial Building program Leverkusen, 24-5-2013 — /europawire.eu/ — A worldwide specialist network for sustainable building led by Bayer MaterialScience continues to grow: The newest member of the EcoCommercial Building program (ECB) is the German subsidiary of … Read the full press release

EBRD provides US$ 20m equity and considers US$ 130m loan to Senj Sant cement plant in Mongolia

The EBRD is supporting the construction of a greenfield cement plant in Mongolia to meet rising demand generated by a rapidly growing economy 14-5-2013 — /europawire.eu/ — Under an agreement signed at the 2013 EBRD Annual Meeting in Istanbul, the Bank is providing … Read the full press release

HeidelbergCement to expand its cement capacity in port city of Takoradi, Ghana

16-4-2013 — /europawire.eu/ — In Ghana, HeidelbergCement is constructing a new cement mill with an annual capacity of 0.8 million tonnes at its grinding plant in the port city of Takoradi. The investment of US$ 30 million also includes the … Read the full press release

Cement Australia to be operated as a joint venture by HeidelbergCement and Holcim

HeidelbergCement and Holcim intend joint control of Cement Australia 15-4-2013 — /europawire.eu/ — HeidelbergCement and Holcim intend to balance their respective interests in Cement Australia and to operate the company as a joint venture. HeidelbergCement plans to acquire from Holcim … Read the full press release