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Groundbreaking of Holcim Germany CCU plant

Holcim Lagerdorf Groundbreaking

The Holcim Lägerdorf CCU carbon capture and utilisation project in Northern Germany has officially been started. The groundbreaking ceremony was attended by representatives from politics and business, including Holcim, Thyssenkrupp and Linde. The Holcim C2B (Carbon2 Business) project will capture…

Progress in Mergelstetten’s oxyfuel project in Germany

Schwenk Mergelstetten CI4C

Progress has been made in the “CI4C” carbon capture, utilization and storage (CCUS) project in the Mergelstetten cement plant in Germany. This is a € 120m joint venture project by Schwenk, Buzzi-Dyckerhoff, Heidelberg Materials and Vicat with an oxyfuel process…

Germany’s cement prices in Jan. increased moderately

Germany Price Jan 2024

In Germany, January mostly has highest month-on-month (MoM) cement price increases. This January it was moderate with +3.4% MoM from Dec. 2023. However, compared to Jan. 2023 the average cement prices increased by +15.3% YoY, after increases of +33.9% YoY…

Green light for CCU-project in Lengfurt in Germany

HM Werk lengfurt 2691a

Heidelberg Materials received the building permit for its Cap2U (Capture-to-Use) project in the Lengfurt cement plant in Germany. The carbon capture and use (CCU) system is based on an amine scrubber technology developed for the exhaust gas stream from cement…

Germany’s Schwenk Cement to build a meca-clay plant

Schwenk ActivatedClay Plant Illustration 1

Schwenk Zement contracted thyssenkrupp Polysius to build a demonstration plant for the production of meca-clay in the Allmendingen cement plant in Germany. Meca-clay can be produced without the conventional clay calcination (we reported here 15.12.2023). The process uses all-electric technology…