2 September 2015
Disposal of lime business in Germany completed
Bridge financing for the acquisition of Italcementi successfully syndicated
Financing volume of bridge financing reduced by €600 million
HeidelbergCement has taken further important steps to strengthen its financing. On 31 August , HeidelbergCement completed the disposal of its lime business in Germany to the Belgian Lhoist Group. Both companies agreed not to disclose any details about the transaction. In addition, HeidelbergCement successfully syndicated the bridge financing for the acquisition of Italcementi. All core banks of...
26 August 2015
For the third time HeidelbergCement initiates the Quarry Life Award, an international scientific and educational competition to find new ideas for the conservation and promotion of biodiversity in quarries. These unique habitats will be opened again for research. Thanks to the Quarry Life Award, young people – students, graduates and scientists – will have the chance add true ecological and educational value to a mining site.
“Our company is committed to promote the exceptional local flora and fauna in its quarries and pits worldwide,” said Dr. Bernd Scheifele, CEO of HeidelbergCement. “We...
28 July 2015
Sales volumes increased in all business lines; Group revenue up by 10% to €3.6 billion (previous year: 3.3; like-for-like* +0.4%); Operating income before depreciation (OIBD) improved by 15% to €752 million (previous year: 655; like-for-like* +6%); OIBD margin improved to 20.7%; Reduction in net debt compared with the previous year by €1.6 billion to €6.3 billion