Concrete, a mixture of cement, sand, gravel, water and additives is a material complex and rustic, requiring a genuine know how. Depending on its intended use, concrete must be produced in a very specific manner to achieve the highest level of quality while meeting strict regulatory standards. The Vicat Group produces a wide range of ready-mix concrete designed for ease of use and application, aesthetics and performance. The concrete division of the Vicat group has 243 batch plants producing 8,3 millions Cubic meters of concrete in five countries, France, United States, Turkey, Switzerland and Mauritania.
The manufacturing of concrete
Cement, sand, gravel, water: Concrete is the result of a precise mixing of these and other materials.
The properties of concrete are different, depending on its use and application.
Vicat concrete is used for a wide variety of construction projects, including tunnels, viaducts and more.
Défi.Thermicat, first range of self-compacting thermal concretes to obtain a technical Opinion (ATec), official document token of quality and security
The Défi.Thermicat range of structural insulating concretes of Vicat Group obtained a Technical Opinion, granted by the Construction Science and Technique Center (CSTB). This assessment, ...
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The Federal Highway Administration, an agency within the U.S. Department of Transportation that supports State and local governments in the design, construction, and maintenance of ...
Brioude, in France’s central highlands, is the theater for the first house to be built using sprayed hempcrete. The leading role in this French first ...
Our concrete technicians came up against the limits of feasibility during construction of the HWW campus of the Federal Institute of Technology (ETH) in Hönggerberg, near Zürich. ...
The safety of France’s nuclear power plants is being upgraded all the time. EDF’s Tricastin, Cruas, and Bugey power plants have been doing just that ...