Union Européenne des Producteurs de Granulats
Europäischer Gesteinsverband - European Aggregates Association



  • You use 1 Kg of aggregates per hour

    You use 1 Kg of aggregates per hour

    The European average aggregates demand is 6 tonnes per capita per year


  • By far the largest non-energy extractive industry

    By far the largest non-energy extractive industry

    The European aggregates sector represents 15.000 companies (mostly SMEs) operating through 26.000 sites, with over 200.000 employees.


  • After air and water, aggregates are the most used raw material in the world.

    After air and water, aggregates are the most used raw material in the world.

    The question is where to get it from in the most sustainable way.


  • Aggregates extraction sites: a shelter for biodiversity

    Aggregates extraction sites: a shelter for biodiversity

    Aggregates extraction sites are home to numerous protected species


Welcome to UEPG

UEPG represents the European Aggregates Industry in Brussels, with members in 23 countries, lobbying European institutions & stakeholders on issues key to the industry. Our vision is a Sustainable Industry for a Sustainable Europe. Our mission is to be the Industry Champion and a trusted Partner. UEPG Core Values are to be Open, Transparent and Honest.

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What are aggregates?

Aggregates are granular materials used in construction, including sand, gravel, crushed rock, marine, recycled and manufactured aggregates. They are extracted from quarries, sand & gravel extraction sites, seldom sea dredged, recycled from construction & demolition waste, and manufactured from other industrial processes.

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Covid-19

The COVID-19 crisis had an unprecedented impact on health & safety and the economy. Governments in Europe have taken different steps and measures in response to the pandemic. UEPG produced a Health & Safety Guidance to help the aggregates industry accommodate new measures to better manage the pandemic on extraction sites.

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Partnerships & Cooperations

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Case studies

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practices of the European
Aggregates Industry in the
3 pillars of sustainability


UEPG Meetings (Invitation only)

EU Meetings

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Videos

UEPG European Aggregates Association

UEPG Sustainable Development Awards 2022 Trailer

Celebrating best practices selected by an independent jury, with the recognition of high level EU speakers. Didn't send us an entry in 2019? Join us in 2022!

European Rocks Stars 2019

Celebrating best practices selected by an independent jury, with the recognition of high level EU speakers. Didn't send us an entry in 2019? Join us in 2022!

UEPG tutorial for the new NEPSI reporting system - Companies

Tutorial for Companies on how to report and how the NEPSI platform works.

1kg Steine pro Stunde - Cinema Version

UEPG tutorial for the new NEPSI reporting platform - National Association


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