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HeidelbergCement has completed the acquisition of a 45% stake in Italcementi from Italmobiliare

Today, HeidelbergCement has completed the acquisition of a 45% stake in Italcementi from Italmobiliare.
The combination of HeidelbergCement and Italcementi creates the number 1 in aggregates production, the number 2 in cement and number 3 in ready-mixed concrete worldwide. More than 63,000 employees work at over 3,000 production sites in around 60 countries on five continents. The combined cement grinding capacity of 156 cement plants totals 197 million tonnes. HeidelbergCement operates more than 600 aggregates production sites and over 1,700 ready-mixed concrete plants. This makes HeidelbergCement the world’s leading vertically integrated building materials supplier.

Zuari Cement gifts Sewing machine to Prazna ladies for self reliance

PRAZNA - Skill Development program - Zuari Cements’ CSR initiative to empower women from neighboring villages of its manufacturing facilities, was Initiated in October 2014.


As part of this activity, 32 women from four local adopted villages
near Yerraguntla were given training in tailoring activities. This team
of ladies put up an exhibition cum sale of their tailoring efforts both at the plant as well as the Corporate Office, Bangalore, during the International Women’s day on 9th March 2015. Their products were well received and were totally sold out at both the locations

Yerraguntla plant honored with "Group Safety Recognition"

The group safety recognition ‘1 year without a lost time injury
 ‘was officially awarded to the Yerraguntla plant on 27th March 2015 .


In an official function at the plant, our Director technical –Mr. Carlo Foroni congratulated the entire team on this unique achievement .He also added that with this important bench mark and 2014 being a fatality free year, the plant has to aspire for a holistic safety approach initiating from plant to home of the employee .Plant Head
Mr.Y.S. Rao confirmed the commitment on safety and outlined
the steps in this journey

Sitapuram plant honored with Group Safety Recognition

Safety has always been a key focus area across Italcementi
Group. The Group practices strict safety norms across its
facilities and encourages ‘Safety as a way of living’..

On 9th April 2015, our Sitapuram Plant completed 1 year without
 a loss time injury. The plant was honored with “Group Safety Recognition – 1 year without LTI” by Group Safety Manager, Mr. Philippe Labbe on 23rd April 2015 at a function organized in the plant .  Mr.Sunil Kumar, Plant head, received the award on behalf
of all employees of Sitapuram in the presence of our MD, Mr.Nabil Francis.
While speaking on the occasion, Mr.Philippe Labbe, advised all to aspire for a holistic safety approach of making “Safety A Way of Living”.

CSI India flags off initiatives for 2015, at the CSI India
 – CEO meeting 

The CSI India – CEO meeting was a grand success with the
presence of the CEOs and liaison delegates from 8 cement
majors across India. The list of attendees included ACC,
Ambuja, CRH India, Zuari Cement, UltraTech, Dalmia, Heidelberg and SDCC-Votorantim.

The event hosted by Zuari Cement on the 8th Jan 2015 in
Bangalore, was chaired by our Managing Director, Mr.Nabil
Francis and attended by Mr. Philippe Fonta- Managing Director, WBCSD (World Business Council for Sustainable Development)
and his team from CSI India

Group News
01/07/2016HeidelbergCement has completed the acquisition of a 45% stake in Italcementi from Italmobiliare
12/04/2016Italcementi Group 2015 Annual Report provides financial statements and Sustainability Disclosure
07/04/2016American Jennifer Siegal wins the 4th arcVision Prize – Women and Architecture
08/03/2016The 4th edition of arcVision Prize – Women and Architecture is underwayThe winner will be unveiled next 7 April
10/09/2015From the "Opening" of Palazzo Italia to the international market: biodynamic cement is now a global product

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