The Making Concrete Change: Innovation in Low-carbon Cement and Concrete report argues that although the sector has made some progress reducing its emissions, any progress made has been more than matched by increasing demand.
The Global Cement and Concrete Association has named Albert Manifold as its first President, supported by CEMEX’s Fernando A. González and CNBM’s Jianglin Cai.
Graphene, which is stronger and more water resistant than existing concretes, has been produced using new nanotechnology.
CDP states that cement companies urgently need to more than double their emissions reductions or risk missing climate goals.
A reduction of direct carbon dioxide emissions by 24% could be achieved by 2050 due to a combination of technology and policy solutions.
30 leading companies with a combined revenue of US$1.3 trillion join forces to implement the circular economy.
The Portland Cement Association has welcomed President Trump’s call for US$1.5 trillion investment in infrastructure.