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GROUP DE CLOEDT acquired la Société d' Exploitation des Carrières d' Yvoir sa (SECY)

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On July 12, 2013, the Société d’Exploitation des Carrières d’Yvoir SA (SECY) (Yvoir) Company , previously owned  by Ballast Nedam was sold   to the De  Cloedt group. The new owner is one of its subsidiaries, Granulats et Sables de Wallonie sa. This sale is part of the De Cloedt Group strategy which aims to strengthen its position in aggregates.
 
The sandstone quarry in Yvoir (Belgium) provides high quality hard sandstone aggregates, which are mainly used in the production of asphalt and for  railroad production. Some calibers are also used for the manufacture of concrete products. Ballast Nedam acquired the quarry in 1995. It produces annually 600,000 tons of crushed stone.
 
The Belgian company the  De Cloedt Group is active in the extraction, production and marketing of sand and aggregates. It is also active in  inland water transport  as well as clean-up projects, soil cleansing and dredging.
 
Granulats et Sables de Wallonie sa, the SECY Group and the  De Cloedt Group  have maintained a business relationship for many years. This transaction will enable this collaboration to enter a new phase in guaranteeing the continuity of the interests of customers, employees and all other stakeholders involved with the company.
 
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