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Concrete's Cleaner Afterlife


Published in the University of Washington Conservation Magazine - December 11, 2013 The modern age is built upon concrete. Concrete is cheap to make, easy to transport, and highly formable—making it a ubiquitous and universal feature of the developed landscape. But unlike building materials that defined past eras, concrete doesn’t exactly stand up to the test of time. Read More

New: MIT Concrete Sustainability Hub info sheet on life cycle thinking for pavements


To achieve sustainable, long-term solutions, engineers, designers, and policy makers must account for all economic and environmental costs over the lifetime of a project and need the right tools and approaches to do so. Life cycle cost analysis (LCCA) and life cycle assessment (LCA) are methodologies that allow environmental and economic impacts to be studied and quantified. Read More

Cement Association of Canada Remarks to the House of Commons Standing Committee on Natural Resources Regarding Bill C-354


March 22, 2018 Ottawa, Ontario CHECK AGAINST DELIVERY Thank you, Mr. Chair and members of the committee.  My name is Adam Auer and I am the Vice President of Environment and Sustainability at the Cement Association of Canada. I am joined by the CAC’s Executive Vice President, Steve Morrissey. Thank you for the opportunity to present our views on Bill C-354. Read More

Cement Association of Canada Remarks to the House of Commons Standing Committee on Environment and Sustainable Development, Feb 13, 2018


CHECK AGAINST DELIVERY Good morning Madam Chair and Members of the Committee. Thank you for the opportunity to address you today on what our industry considers one of the government’s most important files. The cement and concrete industry contributes $73 billion in direct, indirect and induced economic impact and employs directly and indirectly over 151,000 Canadians. Our industry  supports strong action on climate change, including putting a price on carbon. Read More

Cement Association of Canada Remarks at Jan. 25 2018 Pembina unGALA


Remarks by Michael McSweeney, President and CEO, Cement Association of Canada Check Against Delivery Madame Lieutenant Governor, Premier Wynne, Pembina Executive Director Glen Murray and distinguished guests. It is an honour to be your presenting sponsor tonight and to say a few words prior to introducing our keynote speaker. Read More

New! Stantec LCCA Standard Practice Guideline Final Report now available.


This project reviewed the LCCA practices in place across transportation agencies in Canada as well as in select international agencies. The guideline provides a reference guide on LCCA for alternate pavement-type bidding. The project also included the development of user-friendly EXCEL spreadsheet (based on the guideline) to aid in the analysis of life cycle costs of alternate pavement designs. Read More

National Lobby Day


Largest Gathering of Canada’s Cement and Concrete Industry Heads to Parliament Hill to Deliver One Message: “Build it Once. Build it Right. Build it to Last. Read More

Hill Times OpEd Concrete Meeting Low Carbon Challenges


The question for government is how to secure and capitalize on Canada’s leadership in this unique clean economy space, so that the country fully benefits from being at the forefront of this innovation play. Read More

Cement Association of Canada launches a national seminar series on the 4th Edition of the Concrete Design Handbook.


Cement Association of Canada launches a national seminar series on the 4th Edition of the Concrete Design Read More

July 11 - American Concrete Institute webinar on Resilient Design and Construction. Available for viewing for 30 days.


July 11 - American Concrete Institute webinar on Resilient Design and Construction. Read More
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