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The Renewable Energies Act surcharge could mean an end to the cement industry

The Renewable Energies Act (EEG) threatens to put both production and employment in the German cement industry at massive risk. The reason is the state aid procedure currently being initiated by the EU Commission that could result in power prices exploding for energy-intensive enterprises. This would mean that more than half of the German cement production would be directly at risk. continue

Klaus Dyckerhoff Prize awarded for the fourth time
Duncan Herfort honoured for his outstanding work

Source: VDZ/Wilfried Meyer
On the occasion of the 7th International VDZ Congress in Duesseldorf, Germany, the Klaus Dyckerhoff Prize was awarded to Duncan Herfort for his outstanding work in the field of cement production. Duncan Herfort, Chief Scientist at Cementir Holding S.p.A. Aalborg Portland, was particularly honored for his major achievements in the field of cement chemistry. continue

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