With a Group revenue of €13.9 billion, Heidelberg Cement is one of the world’s largest building materials companies. In more than 40 countries, Heidelberg Cement stands for competence and quality. More than 51,000 employees in more than 2,500 locations ensure day after day that our slogan ‘for better building’ is filled with life.
Our core activities include the production and distribution of cement and aggregates, the two essential raw materials for the manufacture of concrete. Our product range is complemented by downstream activities such as ready-mixed concrete, concrete products, and concrete elements; in some countries, asphalt and building products such as bricks and roof tiles, lime, or sand-lime bricks are also manufactured. Furthermore, Heidelberg Cement offers services such as worldwide trading in cement and coal by sea.
|2013||Heidelberg Cement celebrated 140th anniversary.|
|2012||The Quarry Life Award, is presented for the first time to promote biodiversity.|
|2007||Heidelberg Cement completes the largest-ever merger in the building materials sector with its acquisition of UK-based Hanson plc.|
|2005||Merckle Group acquires nearly 80 per cent of Heidelberg Cement shares.|