2020-04-28

More than 35% reduced energy demand for raw material grinding! KHD Humboldt Wedag hands over a new Comflex® grinding plant in Thailand.

For SCCC (Siam City Cement Public Co., Ltd.) from Thailand, KHD Humboldt Wedag engineered and commissioned a new roller press-based raw meal grinding plant at SCCC’s factory 1 located in the Saraburi province.

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2020-03-17

KHD signs contracts in India - 17.03.2020 / 15:55 CET

Cologne, Germany, March 17, 2020 – Humboldt Wedag India Private Ltd. (“HW India”), New Delhi, India, and Humboldt Wedag GmbH (“HW GmbH”), Cologne, Germany, both being subsidiaries of KHD Humboldt Wedag International AG (“KHD”), Cologne, have signed contracts with ACC Limited, a Group company of LafargeHolcim Ltd. The contract scope comprises an EP contract for the engineering, supply of equipment and supervisory services related to erection and commissioning of the raw meal grinding unit and the pyro line as well as the supply and installation of the E&I (Electrical & Instrumentation) package for the entire cement plant. The entire contract package is worth the equivalent of more than EUR 35 million.

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2020-02-26

KHD strengthens Management Board

Cologne, Germany, February 26, 2020 – Effective from 1st of February, 2020, Matthias Mersmann has been appointed by the Supervisory Board as a new member of the Management Board of KHD Humboldt Wedag International AG. He contributes his long-term expertise in the technology of cement manufacturing processes and equipment design which he has acquired in various executive positions with OEM suppliers as well as independent consultant. From 1994 to 2008, he has worked for KHD Humboldt Wedag in Cologne and has become familiar with the product portfolio, the staff and the cement clients.

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2020-02-14

KHD signs next Pyrorotor contract in South Korea

Cologne, Germany, February 14, 2020 – Asia Cement Company Ltd (Korea) awarded Humboldt Wedag GmbH, a subsidiary of KHD Humboldt Wedag International AG, with a supply and engineering contract for the modernization of its 3rd clinker production line located close to Jecheon-si, Korea. The target of the upgrade project is to increase the alternative fuel substitution rate to above 85% of calciner fuel, as well as the reduction of NOx to satisfy local emission limits.

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2019-07-26

KHD signs contract in the USA - 26.07.2019 / 19:41 CEST

Cologne, Germany, July 26, 2019 – Humboldt Wedag, Incorporated (HW Inc.), Norcross, Georgia/USA, a subsidiary of KHD Humboldt Wedag International AG (KHD), Cologne, has signed a contract with Lehigh Cement Company LLC, a subsidiary of HeidelbergCement Group. The contract for the engineering, supply of equipment and structural steel as well as advisory services related to erection and commissioning for a cement plant in the USA covers an order volume of more than EUR 100 million.

The EP (Engineering and Procurement) contract will be booked as order intake as soon as the conditions to commence with the execution of all the work as specified in the contract are fulfilled.

This ad-hoc announcement is a clarification of the announcement published on July 3, 2019, regarding the conclusion of a non-binding letter of intent with a customer in North America.

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2019-07-03

KHD signs letter of intent - 03.07.2019 / 15:57 CEST

Cologne, Germany, July 3, 2019 – On June 28, 2019, Humboldt Wedag, Incorporated (HW Inc.), Norcross, Georgia/USA, a subsidiary of KHD Humboldt Wedag International AG (KHD), Cologne, concluded a non-binding letter of intent with a customer in North America. The letter of intent for the engineering, supply of equipment and structural steel as well as advisory services related to erection and commissioning covers a potential order volume of more than EUR 100 million. The customer and HW Inc. intend to enter into negotiations promptly with the aim of concluding a corresponding EP (Engineering and Procurement) contract.

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2019-03-12

KHD plans headcount reduction - 12.03.2019 / 13:38 CET

Cologne, Germany, March 12, 2019 – Today the Executive Board of Humboldt Wedag GmbH (HWG), Cologne, a major subsidiary of KHD Humboldt Wedag International AG (KHD), Cologne, informed KHD’s Management Board and the Works Council of HWG about a planned major reorganization. HWG's Executive Board expects that the business environment in cement plant construction industry will remain difficult in the near future and that existing personnel capacities cannot be sufficiently utilized. HWG must therefore adapt its structures to the current business volume in order to return to profitability in the medium term. HWG's management plans to cut approximately 80 jobs. The measures required to implement the reorganization will be discussed with the works council in the coming weeks.

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2019-02-18

KHD revises forecasted result - 18.02.2019 / 7:30 CET

Cologne, Germany, February 18, 2019 – KHD Humboldt Wedag International AG (KHD), Cologne, revises the forecast for its adjusted earnings before interest and taxes (EBIT) for the 2018 financial year. Due to unforeseen cost overruns that will emerge until finalization of some projects of the subsidiary Humboldt Wedag GmbH, Cologne, the adjusted EBIT will be significantly below the level of the 2017 financial year.

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2018-12-03

KHD strengthens Management Board - 02.12.2018 / 13:01 CET

Cologne, Germany, December 2, 2018 – The Supervisory Board of KHD Humboldt Wedag International AG (KHD), Cologne, appointed Mr. Yizhen “Mario” Zhu with immediate effect as Chairman of the Management Board until December 31, 2019. Mr. Tao Xing was appointed with immediate effect as additional member of the Management Board until December 31, 2021.

Mr. Zhu already served on KHD’s Management Board from 2011 to 2017. Mr. Xing served as member of KHD’s Supervisory Board in 2015 and as member of the Management Board in 2016.

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2018-12-03

Resignation of KHD’s Chairman of the Management Board - 30.11.2018 / 21:07 CET

Cologne, Germany, November 30, 2018 – Today the Supervisory Board of KHD Humboldt Wedag International AG (KHD), Cologne, informed KHD’s Management Board of the resignation for personal reasons by Mr. Gerold Keune as member of the Management Board with immediate effect.

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