For centuries the properties of calcium carbonate have been well known in the construction sector. The Ancient Egyptians built their pyramids of this material and the Romans later used it to erect their famous structures.

As a natural mineral, calcium carbonate has a multitude of characteristics that make it an ideal raw material for widely varying uses in asphalts, ceramics, glass, concrete, detergents, roofing, tiles & bricks.

For each of these applications, there is a tailor-made product in which fineness and particle size distribution are optimally balanced for the specified purpose.

In one of its most famous applications in the construction sector, SurintOmya calcium carbonate filler was injected as a slurry into the soil around the Leaning Tower of Pisa to stabilize and reinforce it.

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