Agg-Net

The Aggregates & Recycling Information Network
Mobile Menu
From the organisers of
 

2020 / 2021 Edition

Order your copy here

CEMEX strengthen operations in Germany

CEMEX dredger

Company invests in new sand and gravel dredger to serve metropolitan market of Berlin

CEMEX have invested in a new floating bucket-chain dredger for Rogätz Quarry, located on the river Elbe, about 100km south-west of Berlin. The purchase is in line with the company’s strategy to enhance its vertically integrated positions near growing metropolises and represents the largest single investment in a CEMEX gravel plant in the last 10 years.

The state-of-the-art floating dredger includes a dewatering screen, a fine-sand recovery system, and a 400 tonnes/h conveyor belt to transport the processed sands and gravels ashore. The new vessel, which replaces an obsolete 27-year-old unit, conveys 50 tonnes/h more than its predecessor, consumes less energy and will increase operational reliability.

Rüdiger Kuhn, CEMEX’s vice-president of materials in Central Europe, commented: ‘With this important investment, we will strengthen our position in the metropolitan market of Berlin and secure the long-term availability of valuable mineral raw materials for our customers.’

Share this page

Add new comment

Filtered HTML

  • Web page addresses and e-mail addresses turn into links automatically.
  • Allowed HTML tags: <a> <em> <strong> <cite> <blockquote> <code> <ul> <ol> <li> <dl> <dt> <dd>
  • Lines and paragraphs break automatically.

Plain text

  • No HTML tags allowed.
  • Web page addresses and e-mail addresses turn into links automatically.
  • Lines and paragraphs break automatically.