Thanks to a continuous improvement in the quality of its products (Benor) and services, NHM has become a leader in the production and distribution of sand and gravel in the northern European market.
Quality aggregates (Benor) are delivered both by boat and by truck, throughout Belgium, The Netherlands and
NHM's own transport organization guarantees quality "Just in Time" delivery.
NHM owns long term licenses over several sand and gravel banks in the North Sea.
NHM owns in Newport a site of 8 Ha and has a 6,5 m deep quay facility at its disposal.
NHM is a member of ‘Group de Cloedt”, offering you the reassurance of working with one of the Belgian leaders in the production of sand and gravel.
NHM Bruges is an important producer of marine aggregates (Benor) Due to its location on the banks of the Baudouin Canal and thanks to its proximity to the E40 motorway, NHM Bruges is the ideal starting point for inland deliveries.
NHM Bruges has a site of 3 Ha, a 7,5m deep loading quay, a screening plant of 200t/h and a laboratory where
continuous quality controls are carried out.
NHM Bruges is the exclusive distributor of Norwegian Gneiss and Norwegian Sandstone.
This granite is extracted from the Oster Pukk Sand and N.S.E. quarries, members of Group De Cloedt, and is
mainly used in the production of asphalt.
In an area covering more than 3 Ha, with 2 unloading quay facilities, one for sand and one for gravel, NHM is permanently based in Ostend. Its screening plant, the most efficient and environmentally-friendly in Belgium, allows the screening of 300 tons of marine ballast per hour. The materials, which have been sorted, washed, crushed and screened, are free of all impurities, thanks to the water separator.
The quality of Benor is therefore ensured, as its optimal transport, either by river or by road with the help of its subsidiary « TransBlueLine » , or by sea using cargo ships, thus enabling us to successfully service all customers in Northern Europe. The railway is also adjacent to NHM's facilities.
NHM is supplied by its own marine concessions (in Belgium, Holland and Denmark ...), as well as by those of its preferred suppliers (in England and France).
NHM also has the exclusive right to sell recycled aggregates processed by the Ostend-based recycling company « RECYC WEST bvba ». Recycled aggregates have long been used in road construction. The Copro label guarantees the consistent quality of those aggregates.
NHM Ostend, with its deep-water quays (from 5.5 m to 10.5m) can accept even the largest boats, which are also easily able to manoeuvre thanks to the widening of the port entrance. Gneiss and sandstone, produced by its sister companies in Norway (Oster Pükk & NSE), are also delivered by sea going cargos of up to
The NHM depot is ideally located for the distribution of aggregates to West-Flanders, East-Flanders and France.
Thanks to its location along the Roulers-Lys Canal and the E403 (A17) motorway, as well as its 0,6 Ha site and 2,7 m deep quay, this company has become an important distributor of quality aggregates.
Sand is unloaded from barges to the depot and is then transported by truck to customers. Various types of sand
carry the Benor label.
NHM also specializes in the delivery of aggregates by
barge in Belgium and France.
NHM Wielsbeke/ Waregem
NHM owns its largest aggregate distribution site on its Wielsbeke/Waregem quai near Courtrai.
Using its 150 m long and 2,70 m deep loading quay NHM Waregem's 3,5 Ha facility can be supplied with sand and stones by 1.350 Ton riverbarges.
Taking advantage of the truckfleet on this site shared with a concrete plant, NHM/ Group De Cloedt Waregem can combine deliveries, thus achieving competitive prices and timing both in Belgium an in France.
NHM uses a waterbound distribution site in Menin.
With its 120 m long and 2,40 m deep quay NHM Menin's 0,5 Ha facility can be supplied with sand and stones by riverbarges.
Taking advantage of the truckfleet TBL, owned by Group De Cloedt, on this site shared with a nareby concrete plant, NHM Menin can combine deliveries, thus achieving competitive prices and timing in Belgium and in France.
GOVER Lochristi/ Ghent.
Gover is a joint-venture including the dredging company DC Dredging BV.
Gover won an 11 year concession tender from the Flemish Government to dredge 3,5 million tons of sand.
DC Dredging uses its own cutter suction dredger - the Hoogerheide - to dredge this sand, which is then stored in a sedimentation basin. The sand is subsequently sold, washed or not, after having been screened.
Contractors and concrete plants from the Ghent area have been delighted to discover and use these new products. A concrete plant is located on the site.
H&H Resources Brussels
H&H Resources Brussels is a trader of sands, recycled materials and stabilized sands.
The company is located along the Brussels-Schelde Canal, in the heart of Brussels. It is a depot for marine and river aggregates, as well as for cement. Our logo, representing a finger print, illustrates the personal commitment of the company to all of its customers.
H&H Resources Brussels is managed by a young and dynamic team: the key to success.
With its contracts for the delivery of recycled products, H&H Resources Brussels provides a complete range of
aggregates for the construction industry (concrete, roads, and building works). With its 6,5m deep quay and its site covering 1.2 ha, H&H Resources Brussels is an important player in the capital of Europe.
H&H Resources Bornem/ Antwerp
H&H Resources customer portfolio is made up from concrete mixing plants, road building contractors, asphalt manufacturers, factories making prefabricated elements,...
In order to better serve this wide range of customers and be able to deliver all possible types op materials, sea and river sand, limestone, hard stone (sandstone and gneiss), recycled materials, etc.., suitable for all uses, H&H Resources needed a complementary distribution site.
Ideally located along the Brussels-Scheldt sea-canal between Brussels and Antwerp, its 1 hectare site borders onto an area occupied by Bioterra, a member company of Group De Cloedt's environmental division. Thus improving operational synergies and offering the opportunity to increase the site in size whenever necessary. Its 9 m deep quay allows bulkers with a capacity between 2.000 and 30.000 tonnes to deliver large quantities of Norwegian gneiss.
Materials transported to the Bornem site via maritime and river routes can then be supplied to the end-user thanks to the ideal road transport links from this site.
The coordination of the delivery of materials to be recycled with the dispatch of raw materials, is also highly efficient.
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GSW is a trading company 100% owned by Group De Cloedt. It markets quality aggregates and armorstones from the quarries of Wallonia, as well as round sands and aims to offer a complete logistics service to its customers.
GSW collaborates closely with the following quarries with which it
has exclusive marketing contracts:
The quarry Troydo in Ouffet, about forty kilometres south of Liège produces blauw stone (petit granit). The rest of the production is sold as armerstones (hard limestone). The armerstones 10/60 kg, 5/40 kg et 40/200 kg receives the KOMO norm (Holland).
Carrière de Givet - Granulats Nord Est (GNE) in France, on the edge of Meuse. Carrière de Givet extracts hard limestone whose EC2 + NF gauges are, in the case of Belgium and the Netherlands, mainly used by the facilities of concrete product factories and concrete plants. Aggregates for the Belgian and
Dutch markets are exclusively supplied via inland water ways.
Société d’Exploitation des Carrières d’Yvoir (SECY), on the edge of Meuse and 25 km south of Namur. SECY is a hard sandstone quarry whose stone fulfils the technical requirements of road top layers. Its gauges are CE2+/Benor of type Aa (2) I and the PSV is 57.
GSW also works with other quarries located in Wallonia in order to optimize its sources of supply and thus ensure customer satisfaction.
Logistics: road, inland waterway and rail are of fundamental importance to GSW. Moreover, GSW has its own barges to transport aggregates such as the 1000 tons DC MOSA 1 or the 1470 tons DC MOSA 2.