Effective usage of technology and IT is core to HC Trading and HeidelbergCement day-to-day business. Its also vital for the growth of sea-borne traded volumes and a closer dialogue with our suppliers and customers.This application is a crucial tool to establish an additional and closer communication channel for HC Tradings stake holders and for them to follow the dynamic trading organization and its activities. Users of the application may follow HC Tradings news, its on-going events, get informed about products and services offered, contract the trading team on a 24/7 basis, enquire their orders.About HeidelbergCementHeidelbergCement is the global market leader in aggregates and a prominent player in the fields of cement, concrete and other downstream activities, making it one of the worlds largest manufacturers of building materials. HeidelbergCement has a turnover of EUR 11.7 billion with 53,400 employees in more than 40 countries. About HC TradingHC Trading was founded in 1996, with a mission to conduct the trade activities of the HEIDELBERGCEMENT Group companies worldwide, as well as serving the needs of other companies with improved quality and providing service through all trade operations.HC Trading's main role within HeidelbergCement is to spread the vast potential of the Group around the globe, matching demand with existing stocks and placing the surplus where it is most needed. By allocating and delivering surplus goods to where the demand is, HC Trading fulfils the aim of "serving civilization" by meeting needs of the developing world. HC Trading is the International Trading Arm of the HeidelbergCement Group with trade offices in Dubai, Istanbul, Malta, Shanghai, Peru and Singapore. With 50 employees, HC Trading comprises trading operations in more than 60 countries. It is one of the leading international traders of dry bulk cargo meeting the needs of cement industry worldwide.