- The Quarry Life Award 2016: HeidelbergCement honors international projects that promote biodiversity
- HeidelbergCement completes sale of assets in the US to Cementos Argos
- HeidelbergCement issues a Eurobond with a volume of €1 billion
9 December 2016
The Quarry Life Award 2016: HeidelbergCement honors international projects that promote biodiversity
On 8 December 2016, the winners of the International Quarry Life Award were presented in Brussels. This was the third edition of this bi-annual competition established by HeidelbergCement to explore innovative ideas to promote biodiversity at quarry sites. More than 450 proposals from 21 countries were submitted in 2016, of which 94 were selected for the competition in different categories: Habitat and species research, Biodiversity management, Education and raising awareness, Beyond quarry borders, and Student project. In his opening speech, Dr Bernd Scheifele, Chairman of the Managing Board...
1 December 2016
On 30 November, HeidelbergCement has completed the sale of its Martinsburg, West Virginia cement plant and eight related terminals to an affiliate of Cementos Argos. Previously, the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) had approved the agreement.
28 November 2016
Today, HeidelbergCement priced a Eurobond issue (ISIN XS1529515584) under its €10 billion EMTN programme with an issuance volume of €1 billion and a maturity date of 7 February 2025. Demand was very high; the bond was oversubscribed several times.