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.
The company is to introduce short-time work for employees in Germany, while the Supervisory Board and the Management Board of the company are to waive 20 % of their fixed salaries in Q2 2020.
The company has priced a Eurobond issue (ISIN XS2154336338) under its €10 billion EMTN programme with an issuance volume of €650 million and a maturity date of 9 October 2024.
HeidelbergCement’s British subsidiary, Hanson UK, is to take part in a research project on the use of climate-neutral fuels for cement production.
The company are to utilise the app for maintenance activities in their business line of aggregates and asphalt.
Dr. Dominik von Achten has been announced as the new Chairman of the Managing Board at Heidelberg Cement.
CDP (formerly Carbon Disclosure Project) has recognised HeidelbergCement with a place on the ‘Climate Change A-List 2019’.