HeidelbergCement joins First Movers Coalition

HeidelbergCement has joined the First Movers Coalition (FMC), a public-private partnership between the U.S. State Department, the World Economic Forum and forward-thinking companies from different industry sectors. The First Movers Coalition was created in 2021 as a platform for companies to use their scale and create demand to make emerging clean technologies accessible and scalable.

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HeidelbergCement Revenue Up 6.3%

The impact of the coronavirus pandemic did not significantly affect construction activities in 2021 and thus demand for its building materials, according to HeidelbergCement. The positive market dynamics in many of HeidelbergCement’s key markets led to a good overall development of sales volumes. Deliveries increased compared with the previous year in all business lines. 

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CEMEX, Heidelberg, Holcim Make Climate ‘A List’

Three of the top five global cement, aggregate and concrete producers have made the 2021 Climate Disclosure Project A List, reflecting transparency in environmental impact, greenhouse gas emissions management and water resource metrics. CEMEX, HeidelbergCement and Holcim are among 200 A List/Climate category performers from a pool of 10,000-plus companies that London-based CDP observes.

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HeidelbergCement Opens Quarries for Unique Biodiversity Competition

HeidelbergCement launched the fifth edition of its Quarry Life Award, its nature-based competition involving more than 20 countries worldwide. Researchers, students, local communities, NGOs and nature lovers from around the world can pitch their ideas for sustainable quarry management, with prizes totaling more than $30,000 for the most innovative projects.

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HeidelbergCement Opens Quarries for Unique Biodiversity Competition

HeidelbergCement launched the fifth edition of its Quarry Life Award, its nature-based competition involving more than 20 countries worldwide. Researchers, students, local communities, NGOs and nature lovers from around the world can pitch their ideas for sustainable quarry management, with prizes totaling more than $30,000 for the most innovative projects. 

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HeidelbergCement AG Exploring Sale of U.S. Assets?

Dec. 22, 2020 – According to reports, HeidelbergCement AG is exploring the sale of U.S. assets as Chief Executive Officer Dominik von Achten seeks to divest peripheral businesses. Germany’s largest cement maker is reportedly working with Morgan Stanley on the sale of the operations in California. The unit could fetch an estimated $1.5 billion. HeidelbergCement’s advisers recently sent initial marketing documents…

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