Variety, the spice of life

This issue is packed with a wide-ranging selection of topics for your reading enjoyment, one particular focus ­being South America, where even the...



New Managing Director

Ulrich Kügler has been appointed as Managing Director – COO (Chief Operating Officer), effective August 2012 at A TEC Greco. He will work closely...


New Head of Division

Dr. Michael Mutz was appointed the new Head of ­Division Minerals & Mining at Aumund Fördertechnik GmbH in April 2012. The Rheinberg/Germany based...


Management changes

The Portland Cement Association (PCA) has announced management changes designed to shift leadership to Washington, D.C., in support of a renewed...





New markets and technologies

After the very successful celebration of the 125-year anniversary of Haver & Boecker on Friday 24.08.2012, and the Open Day in the Wire Weaving Division on 25.08.2012, 350 customers, representatives and employees of the Haver Group from Germany and abroad met for the Haver Technology Days 2012 in the A2 ­Forum in Rheda/Germany (Fig. 1). The objective of the event was to inform international guests about the organisational and technical developments originating from the family-owned company, to get a feel for the international tendencies and to bundle activities within the Haver Group.   Strategy Day On the first day of the event, called the Strategy Day, Managing Director and Partner of Haver & Boecker Dr. Reinhold Festge was able to line-up a number of renowned speakers: Prof. Dr. Georg Unland (Saxony State Minister for Finance and Professor at the TU Berg­akademie Freiberg), Dr. Martin Wansleben (General Managing Director of the German Chamber of Industry and Commerce), Dr. Aliko Dangote (President of the Dangote Group in Nigeria; (Fig. 2).   Technical Exhibtion In a large exhibition hall of Haver &...



Markets and Trends