We offer a broad range of training courses including intensive one-day workshops, mid- and long-term trainings for experts and newcomers, customised training courses 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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VDZ Technical Training Programme 2020/2021 published

VDZ Technical Training Courses and Workshops 2020/2021
VDZ has now released its new Technical Training Programme 2020/2021. The newly expanded training programme for newcomers and experts in the cement industry covers a broad scope of topics on the production of cement and its application in mortar and concrete. It is founded on VDZ’s technical and scientific expertise gained from its research and the services it provides for international cement producers. continue

Perspectives of CO2 infrastructure in North Rhine-Westphalia

More than 90 representatives from industry, research, government and civil society gathered at the workshop “CO2-Infrastruktur in NRW” in Duesseldorf on 22 August 2019. The workshop was hosted by VDZ as part of the IN4climate.NRW initiative. It provided participants with an opportunity to discuss the prospects for the establishment of CO2 infrastructure in the state of North Rhine-Westphalia (NRW), Germany, within the context of climate protection. continue

34th Anthology of Concrete Technology Reports published

The efficient use of resources and climate protection are two major challenges modern concrete construction methods have to face up to. The articles in the 34th Anthology deal with a broad spectrum of topics that address these important issues. continue



Investigation on the interaction of fuel particles and cement clinker to increase the use of alternative fuels

CLEANKER – Integrated calcium looping process for CO2 capture


Effects of pre-hydration on the performance of cements and the influence of different clinker properties

Testing and assessment of effective
alkali content in cements

Proof for durability of chemically stressed concretes and concrete components: Proof of concrete attacked by carbonic acid

Network Partners

We are a member of the iMOVE-Network

We are member of the iMOVE network

VDZ Congress 2018

VDZ-Kongress 2018

Participants can access the congress proceedings (login required).


VDZ is dependent on its highly qualified and motivated workforce.

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