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Video dated: 16.10.2008

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33, Route De Belval
Boite Postale 71
L-4001 Esch-Sur-Alzette

Tel.: +352 57 03 73 - 1
Fax: +352 57 03 73 - 209
info@cloos.lu


History and developments of Cloos

2008

Terres-Rouges:
The definite authorizations by the Luxembourg authorities for the exploitation on Luxembourg territory are obtained in January. Beginning of operations in October. First implementation of EAF ("Arcstone" ®1/3 Shell Grip on the Esch-Luxembourg motorway)

Ehlerange dump:
Dismantling of the old fixed installation and replacement by mobile installations

Mondercange:
startup of a new bulldozer Liebherr PR 784 LPG in August

Dudelange:
beginning of exploitation on a residuary dump in Dudelange


 

2007

Differdange: Displacement and enlarging of the "Arcstone" ® installation
Sacal activities: start of the commercialization of "Rhine Sand"
Mondercange: opening of a landfill for inert materials in March
Rabenborner Steingrube: a new Liebherr excavator 984C is delivered

2005

At the beginning of the year Cloos starts the exploitation of a slag dump in Romania near the town of Hundoara. Migration of the existing data processing system towards SAP.
Bridel: startup of a new crushing and screening installation.
Cloos adds a D10T - and a D9T bulldozer of the newest generation to its important engine park.

 

2004

April: The authorizations for the exploitation of Terres Rouges (French territory) are obtained.
June: Opening of the Terres Rouges building site.

2002

Cloos celebrates its 100th birthday: For 100 years, Cloos has recycled materials for the comfort of Luxembourg.
Since hundred years, Cloos is "the" Luxembourg company specialized in the recycling and the treatment of aggregate materials. Number one material supplier for road and civil construction, Cloos combines advanced technology and respect of the environment for every day wellbeing.

Visit of the Differdange production site by His Royal Highness Grand Duke Henri.

At the "POLLUTEC 2002" in Lyon (26. - 29.11.2002) Cloos presents a new system for the recycling of the residues of the metal scrap wagons from Arcelor (waste). "NO WASTE - NO COST"

 

1999

Differdange: startup of a specific installation for the treatment of electric arc furnace slag "Arcstone" ®.


ARCSTONE" ®

1998

Bridel - a roller-screen is installed
Differdange - arrival of the first truck charged with slag from the SIDOR incinerating furnace.


Planierraupe D10T

 

1997

Convention between the Road Administration and Cloos for the promotion of slag from electric arc furnaces of ARBED

Contract signed with DUOS for the delivery of the installations of treatment of the slags of the SIDOR incinerating furnace.

Acquisition of a second mobile installation for recycling called "UTN II"

1996

All the weigher-scales are programmed to emit weighing tickets.

 

1995

Signature of an exclusive contract for the treatment of slag base from the SIDOR incinerating furnace.

1991/92

Signing of a contract with ARBED valid until 1998 for the exploitation of all slag dumps located on Luxembourg territory. Record sales of blast furnace slag : 5,2 million tons
Large building site: a motorway called "Collectrice du Sud" - building site entrusted to an important French group. Computerization of all the weigher-scales

 

1990

Differdange - New crushing plant and creation of an internal laboratory


1979/80

Belval-Raemerich - New crushing plant and acquisition of the mobile machines: excavators, chargers, trucks.


 

1978

Terres Rouges II - installation of a screening and dosing station to guarantee the granulometry of the 0/50 mm
Dudelange II - crushing plant for slag ex-dump in 0/50 mm
Differdange I and II - extraction of slag ex-dump for:

Sale as raw slag in order to be kept the fresh slag for the crushing of fine aggregates.

To incorporate in the pits with the fresh slag to increase the quantities intended for crushing.

1976

Dudelange II - extraction plant of the raw slag ex-dump especially for 0/250 mm for the construction of the motorway and the marshalling yard in Bettembourg.

 

1975/76

Terres Rouges II - Adaptation of the installation for the use of the slag ex-dump for 0/50 mm

1974

Differdange II - 2nd crushing plant for fine aggregates

 

1971

Differdange - installation of a hot mix plant with a capacity of 100 t/hour
Belval-Raemerich - extraction plant for raw slag

1969/70

Differdange - Revision and complete rebuilding of the installation

 

1968

The contract for exploitation of slag in Differdange is renewed and prolonged by ARBED

1965

Dudelange and Differdange - Enlarging of production sites

 

1964

Creation of "Etablissements Félix Cloos S.à.r.l."

1959

The repair shop is installed in Esch-sur-Alzette

 

1958

Set-up of weigher-scales balances for trucks on production sites

1957

Startup of a crushing plant

 

1955

1st contract with HADIR for the exploitation of slag in Differdange

1954

New hot mix plant "Leine III-Alfeld" at Terres-Rouges - capacity: 40 t/hr

 

1951

Mr Felix (Boy) Cloos jr starts his activity

1948

1st hot mix plant at Terres-Rouges as well as dust extraction equipment

 

1947

Extension of the installations - acquisition of gyratory crushers, screens, conveyors and of the first shovel excavators.
Continuous enlarging and modernization of production equipment according to requirements

1939

Mr. Rudy Cloos becomes head of the company due to the disease of his father.

 

1922 bis 1945

1st contract with ARBED for the exploitation of slag in Dudelange
Extraction of the slag by handwork

1921

Transfer to the city of Esch-sur-Alzette
1st contract with ARBED for the exploitation of slag at Terres-Rouges

 

1902

Foundation of the company by Mr. Felix Cloos senior in Maizières-les-Metz