Company visit for PhDs at Aalborg Portland

Company visit for PhDs at Aalborg Portland

For PhDs and Postdocs at AAU in Aalborg


14.03.2018 kl. 09.00 - 13.00


Aalborg Portland is the world's largest producer and exporter of white cement with production units in Denmark, China, Egypt, Malaysia, and USA. Aalborg Portland produces more than 1.5 million tonnes of white cement and has sales and distribution offices in a number of countries around the world.

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9.00-9.30: Welcome and coffee.

9.30-10.00: Introduction to Aalborg Portland by Bent Ole Borup.

10.00-10.30: Introduction to the ”Research and Quality Centre” at Aalborg Portland by Ingrid Ahrenkilde

10.30-11.00: HR point of view by Svend Pedersen & experience from a Research specialist with PhD background. 

11.00-12.30: Plant tour by Bent Ole Borup.

12.30-13.00: Lunch and networking.




Aalborg Portland which was founded in 1898 is part of Aalborg Portland Holding,  which has a number of concrete factories in the world, including US, Asia and the Middle East. In Aalborg alone the company has more than 500 employees. Aalborg Portland Holding is a part of the international Cementir Group which has its HQ in Italy. Read more…


About the presenters

Bent Ole Borup has been at Aalborg Portland in 48 years - yes you read that correctly - and has coordinated countless visits to the company. If anyone can give a good and interesting introduction to Aalborg Portland he will be the guy to do it!




Ingrid Ahrenkilde is the manager of the Research and Quality Center at Aalborg Portland and hence the responsible of the coordination of development and consulting activities. She is a chemistry engineer from Aalborg University and her first position was also as an engineer at Aalborg Portland. Since she has worked mainly with management in other companies and has now returned to Aalborg Portland.



Svend Pedersen is HR Partner at Aalborg Portland. He has a long career in HR - including the position of HR Business Partner at Alfa Naval and HR Director at Compass Group. 









Please contact:

  • Ulla Egidiussen Egekvist:
  • Liv Holm Andersen:


NB: Since this activity is part of a development project, and the project administration among other things must document the effect of the project activities, we reserve the right to contact the participants by email at a later time.




Science for Society and SEA


Rørdalsvej 44, 9220 Aalborg Øst. We meet at the reception.

Registration Deadline

12.03.2018 kl. 23.45

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