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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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

Workshop on innovative carbon capture technologies in the cement industry held in Brussels

Participants of the workshop on innovative carbon capture technologies in the cement industry held in Brussels
On 17 October 2018 a workshop on forward-looking carbon capture technologies in the cement industry took place in Brussels, attended by 88 participants from the cement industry, industry associations, research institutes, politicians, NGOs, universities and technology providers. The event was organised by ECRA and the research groups CEMCAP and CLEANKER. VDZ is actively involved in both research groups. 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


Carbon Concrete Composite – C³

Testing and assessment of effective
alkali content in cements

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

VDZ's research activities are recognized by the The Donors' Association for the Promotion of Sciences and Humanities in Germany with the quality seal "Innovative through Research".

Innovative VDZ Research

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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