Today, Vicat produces and markets close to 22 million tons of aggregates from 70 quarries in five countries: France, Senegal, Turkey, Switzerland and India.
Aggregates like sand, gravel and crushed stone are important components of many building materials, including concrete and asphalt concrete; the aggregates serve as reinforcements, adding strength to the overall composite.
How aggregates are produced
The indispensable raw materials known as aggregates are subject to precise production methods.
Types of aggregates
There are several varieties of aggregates, which differ in their chemical and physical composition, size and density.
The bank swallow—an endangered species in Switzerland—returns every year to its summer home in Vigier quarries. In the Gryfenberg quarry above Safnern it finds the ...
In February 2012 the new plant at the La Courbaisse quarry in the hills above Nice, on France’s Mediterranean coast, produced its first tons of ...
The Granulats Vicat quarries of Faverges and Pérouges have been awarded the ‘Environment Charter’ diplomas of the French national union of quarry and construction-material industries ...
The Granulats Vicat sites at Saint-Denis-les-Bourgs, Belleville-sur-Saône, La Chavanne, Les Houches, Les Martres d’Artières, Lurcy-Levis, and L’Isle d’Abeau successfully passed the test of renewing their ...
Granulats Vicat has equipped its La Fauchère quarry with new hard-rock processing plant for producing crushed aggregate.
The Group acquires a company with €18 million in sales and 105 employees.
The company has a new logo -- a confirmation that it belongs to the Vicat Group.
The Vicat Group has a longstanding policy of promoting the naturalization of its quarry sites. The most recent example - the Saint-Denis-Lès-Bourg quarry - earned ...
A former agricultural area, this gravel pit has been converted into a natural habitat for fauna and flora.
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