HEIDELBERGCEMENT AG

Fighting COVID-19: HeidelbergCement and Italcementi donate to hospital in Bergamo

In order to alleviate the extremely tense situation of the local community and to support the fight against the corona virus, HeidelbergCement and its Italian subsidiary Italcementi are each donating € 100000 to the Ospedale Papa Giovanni XXIII in Bergamo. Bergamo, where Italcementi is headquartered, is located in Lombardy in Northern Italy and is particularly hard hit by the current COVID-19 epidemic: Since February, more than 400 people have died from the virus.

Last week, Italcementi's Managing Director Roberto Callieri had already arranged for Italcementi to donate € 100000 to the Ospedale Papa Giovanni XXIII, and also invited the employees to support the hospital and other institutions.

HeidelbergCement has now doubled this contribution of Italcementi with a second donation. "We are in very close contact with our colleagues from Italcementi, and feel particularly connected to them and to the people of Bergamo in this difficult situation. We have therefore decided to support the Ospedale Papa Giovanni XXIII, whose employees are undertaking unimaginable efforts in handling the COVID-19 epidemic", says Dr. Dominik von Achten, Chairman of the Managing Board of HeidelbergCement.

www.heidelbergcement.com

Related articles:

2016-5 HEIDELBERGCEMENT

HeidelbergCement announces the ­integration plan for Italcementi

At the beginning of April 2016 ­Heidelberg­Cement announced the project to restructure the Italian operations of Italcementi S.p.A. On 28.07.2015, H­eidelbergCement had entered into an agreement to...

more
2016-12 HEIDELBERGCEMENT AG

Acquisition of ­Italcementi ­finalized – new Board of ­Directors established

On 12.10.2016, HeidelbergCement purchased the remaining Italcementi shares that had not been tendered in the mandatory tender offer. Therefore, Heidelberg­Cement is now the sole shareholder of...

more
2016-12 HEIDELBERGCEMENT AG

HeidelbergCement completes sale of assets in Belgium to ­Cementir Holding in the context of the Italcementi acquisition

On 25.10.2016 HeidelbergCement has completed the sale of operations in Belgium, primarily consisting of Italcementi’s Belgian subsidiary Compagnie des Ciments Belges S.A. (CCB) to an affiliate of...

more

HeidelbergCement completes sale of assets in the US to Cementos Argos

HeidelbergCement has completed the sale of its Martinsburg, West Virginia cement plant and eight related terminals to an affiliate of Cementos Argos. Previously, the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) had...

more
2016-9 HEIDELBERGCEMENT AG

HeidelbergCement to sell assets in Belgium to Cementir Holding

HeidelbergCement, through its subsidiary Ciments Français S.A.S, has entered into an agreement with Aalborg Portland Holding A/S, a subsidiary indirectly 100?% controlled by Cementir Holding, to sell...

more