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Groundbreaking ceremony for the CO2-neutral cement plant: Holcim Germany is building a climate-friendly future

  • Holcim Germany will be commissioning one of the world’s first climate-neutral cement plants in Lägerdorf (Schleswig-Holstein) from 2028
  • New kiln line and CO2 processing unit for almost complete capture of CO2 and utilisation as a raw material in industry
  • Thorsten Hahn, CEO Holcim Germany: “CO2 will be a scarce commodity in the future. The CO2 economy creates sustainable prosperity.”
One of the world’s first climate-neutral cement plants is taking shape: Vice-Chancellor and Federal Minister of Economics Dr. Robert Habeck and the Minister President of Schleswig-Holstein, Daniel Günther, together with Holcim Germany CEO Thorsten Hahn, have initiated the “

About the Holcim Germany GroupHolcim Germany is one of the leading companies in Germany for innovative, sustainable and digital construction products and solutions. As a pioneer in sustainable construction, Holcim employees develop customised solutions for building owners, construction companies, architects and engineers – combined with a clear focus on climate protection and the circular economy. Our mission: Building more with less material. Holcim lives diversity: the Group employs around 1,800 people of 36 different nationalities at around 130 locations in Germany and the Netherlands. Holcim Germany is a subsidiary of the world’s leading building materials group Holcim Ltd.

Publication date: 30/04/2024

Author: Marion Kupfer

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