MS Beltnes in action

From the Norwegian quarry Jelsa to the terminal in Kiel

Production in Jelsa

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History

Construction materials dealer to fully integrated mining group in just under forty years:

1978
Elbe-Weser-Handelskontor trading company founded by Hans-Jürgen Hartmann

1987
Mibau Baustoffhandel GmbH (formerly H.-H. Rademacher GmbH, Cuxhaven) acquired

1990
SKM Seekies Mecklenburg GmbH in Rostock and Baltic Kies DK founded, gravel dredger purchased and gravel works founded in Rostock

1993
Greifswald gravel works founded, MS Seekies dredger built

1993
Fifty percent share of EWH sold to the HeidelbergCement Group

1994
Stema Shipping A/S (DK) shares acquired

1994
EWH business operations transferred to Mibau

1995
Thirty-three percent share of Norsk Stein quarry in Jelsa (NOR) acquired

1995
Stema Shipping UK founded in Greater London 1997 Participation in Norwegian Jebsens/Beltships shipping company

1997
Kari Arnhild (now Splittnes) self-unloading vessel (16,073 tdw) purchased

2001
New Stones self-unloading vessel (28,000 tdw) built at Sietas shipyard

2001
Beginning and expansion of activities at Larvik quarry (NOR)

2001
Distribution of HeidelbergCement Group sand and gravel sales business acquired in Mecklenburg-Forepomerania, followed by acquisitions in Schleswig-Holstein and Lower Saxony

2002
Rostocker Zementumschlagsgesellschaft mbH acquired

2002
Splitt Chartering ApS (DK) founded to concentrate shipping activities

2005
Stema Shipping France sales company founded

2005
EWH renamed to Mibau Holding

2005
MS Sandnes self-unloading vessel (28.000 tdw) built

2006
Participation acquired in Hanse-Asphalt GmbH and GAM Greifswald Asphaltmischwerke GmbH & Co. KG asphalt-mixing plants in Mecklenburg-Forepomerania

2007
Start of expansion to quarry in Jelsa (NOR) from five to ten million tonnes a year

2008
Stema Barge II (24,000 tdw) purchased

2008
Mibau Polska sales subsidiary founded in Gdańsk

2009
MS Bulknes and MS Beltnes self-unloading vessels (32,000 tdw each) delivered

2009
Mibau Nederland BV sales subsidiary founded

2010
MS Fitnes self-unloading vessel (32,000 tdw) delivered

2011
Completion and production capacity ramp up in Jelsa to ten million tonnes per year, production reserves for more than thirty years secured

2012
More than fifteen million tonnes of crushed stone, gravel and sand sold within one year for the first time

2014
Expansion of sales activities into Norway, the Baltic States and Russia (Kaliningrad) with the HeidelbergCement Group

2016
With the contribution of the quarries Tau and Dirdal into the Mibau-Stema Group, HeidelbergCement becomes a 60% majority shareholder.  

2018/2019
2 new vessels (40,000 tdw) ordered to modernize the fleet and to meet the growing transportation demands.

2020
Mibau Baustoffhandel renamed  Mibau Deutschland GmbH (Germany)

Our products by four

 Asphalt, concrete, railway and road construction, sub-base/fill materials

> INFRASTRUCTURE

 Groynes and bank revetments, breakwaters, riverbed reinforcement

> HYDRAULIC ENGINEERING

Cable and pipeline construction, scour protection

> OFFSHORE

JOP, Jelsa base course, verge and sub-layer stabilisation, chipping blends, gabion stones

> SPECIAL APPLICATIONS