The second tranche in the amount of €300 to €350 million is scheduled to start within the first quarter of 2022 and is to be completed by the third quarter 2022 at the latest.
thyssenkrupp has received an order from Ciments Calcia S.A, subsidiary of HeidelbergCement Group, for the construction of a turnkey cement production line.
The plant is located in Sierra Leone’s capital Freetown and has a capacity of approximately 500 000 tpy.
Dominik von Achten, Chairman of the Managing Board of HeidelbergCement, underlined the company’s focus on Carbon Capture and Utilisation or Storage (CCU/S) as an important element of its decarbonisation strategy during German Federal President Frank-Walter Steinmeier’s state visit to Norway.
The IBU is one of the world's largest associations of manufacturers that advocates sustainable building. The 14 board members represent around 230 companies and associations that are part of the IBU.
The company and its partners will carry out a study to explore the optimal integration of a carbon capture unit at the Hanover plant in Germany.
A climate-friendly road surface cement CEM II / A-LL 42.5 N with a lower proportion of clinker from HeidelbergCement was successfully used for the first time during the project.
The company has signed the Business Ambition for 1.5°C Commitment, a global initiative led by the SBTi in partnership with the UN Global Compact and the ‘We Mean Business’ coalition, aimed at limiting global warming to 1.5°C and achieving net zero carbon emissions by 2050 at the latest.
On more than 100 pages, HeidelbergCement’s twelfth Sustainability Report provides detailed information about the company’s path to climate neutrality and its strategy and activities in the areas of environment, social responsibility, and governance.
The company has announced plans to upgrade its cement facility in Slite, Sweden, to become carbon-neutral.