The Norwegian government has proposed to the Norwegian parliament the launch of the carbon capture project at the HeidelbergCement’s Norcem cement plant in Brevik, Norway.
The company is presenting its new strategy ‘Beyond 2020’ at this year's Capital Markets Day. Key elements of the strategy are new medium-term financial and sustainability targets that the Group aims to achieve by 2025.
Despite the weak demand in many countries due to the coronavirus and the corresponding declines in revenue, the result from the company’s current operations remained almost at the level of the previous year.
The 3.2 km long BAB 5 section between Hirschberg and Ladenburg in the direction of Frankfurt-Karlsruhe was renewed within six days, which has been owed to always having sufficient cement on site.
The company has reviewed the business prospects of all significant local business units of the group in the second quarter of 2020, considering the expected effects of the COVID 19 pandemic on the business.
Besides the topic of climate protection, the report documents the company’s activities regarding human rights and compliance as well as occupational health and safety.
HeidelbergCement has been active in a number of national Green Building Councils for many years, and intends to expand this commitment in its new role as Regional Partner of the ERN.
The company held its 131st Annual General Meeting virtually on 04 June due to the coronavirus pandemic.
The company has had a positive start to year, although due to the impact of the coronavirus its 2020 outlook remains uncertain.