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Heidelberg Cement news


HeidelbergCement buys Cementir Italia

HeidelbergCement is to expand its presence within the Italian cement industry, buying the Italian cement and concrete operations of Cementir Holding.


Ohlsson appointed MD of Cementa

Magnus Ohlsson has been appointed the Managing Director of Swedish cement maker and HeidelbergCement subsidiary, Cementa.


Lehigh Hanson joins Quarry Life Award

Lehigh Hanson will once again be joining HeidelbergCement’s Quarry Life Award, with four North American quarries.


Hanson UK’s waste minimisation success

Hanson UK’s cement business diverted 100% of cement bypass dust from landfill in 2016, helped the company move close to its waste minimisation goals.


PPC-Afrisam merger revived as other bidders circle

PPC has received a proposal from Canadian investment company, Fairfax Africa Investments, that would include its merger Afrisam, as well as two rival bids from unnamed African cement makers.


Ardmore quarry secures limestone reserves

Hanson Aggregates’ Ardmore quarry has extended its limestone reserves with the acquisition of an adjacent plot of land that houses a former high school.


Hanson UK extends supply to Hinkley Point

Hanson UK has extended its supply of building materials to the Hinkley Point C nuclear project with additional contracts for road building and worker accommodation.