Training

We offer a broad range of training courses including intensive one-day workshops, mid- and long-term trainings for foremen and control room operators as well as online courses.

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Testing concrete

Our well-equipped concrete laboratory carries out all important tests according to EN 12350 and 12390.

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Process optimization

We analyze your production processes and show potential for ernergy optimization.

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We are specialists

in the analysis and characterization of mineral substances and trace elements in cement, raw materials, concrete, aggregates and admixtures.

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NEWS­

Analysis concept for the determination of trace elements released from concrete

When it is a question of verifying the environmental compatibility of construction products, precise and reproducible trace element analysis is of major importance. The levels of trace elements leaching out from cement-bound building materials is very low. Following the completion of a research project carried out with the Institute of Building Materials Research in Aachen (ibac) VDZ has identified possible causes for wide variation in results and has used an analysis concept to improve the reproducibility and reproducibility of environmental compatibility investigations. continue

New information platform for sustainability in the German cement industry

For many years the cement industry has maintained a unique and successful social partnership between employees, trade unions, companies and associations. Their cooperation includes for example the Initiative for Sustainability in the German Cement Industry, which has today launched its new website at www.zement-verbindet-nachhaltig.de. continue

Associations call for new incentives to boost the energy efficiency of buildings

Energetische Sanierung (Quelle: www.beton.org)
The climate protection targets of the German government cannot be achieved without the major potential for energy conservation in the construction sector. The efforts made to date in the field of energy-efficient refurbishment of buildings are however insufficient. 30 associations from the property sector and construction industry, which also includes VDZ, are calling for new renovation incentives to ensure attainment of the ambitious targets set here. continue

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Research

Accurately achieving og projected concrete properties in the modern 5-material system  ...

Influence of Granulometry on the durability of concrete made with cements containing limestone ...

Interactions between siliceous fly ash and superplasticizers based on polycarboxylate  ...

Vacancies

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