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Canada's Cement Industry Welcomes Ontario's Climate Action Plan


This plan is a comprehensive approach that will give industry the tools to effectively reduce GHG emissions across Ontario, while helping industry remain competitive OTTAWA, June 8, 2016 /CNW Telbec/ - The Cement Association of Canada (CAC) congratulates the Ontario government and the leadership being shown by Premier Wynne and Minister Murray on the release of its world-leading Climate Action Plan. Read More

Watch the new video series featuring John Straube, PhD, P.Eng., RDH Building Science Laboratories. In the short video clips, Dr. Straube answers questions related to building material selection.


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New Web Version of Athena Sustainable Materials Institute Popular LCA Tool for Roadways Now Released


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Cement Industry Applauds Alberta's Focus on Jobs and Infrastructure, and Collaborative Development of Important Climate Change Policy


CALGARY, April 15, 2016 /CNW/ - The Cement Association of Canada (CAC) applauds the Alberta government budget. The Budget strikes a balance with targeted investments in infrastructure and the environment. Getting Albertans to work and investing in quality infrastructure projects is the right and timely focus. Read More

CSA Group Announces First Environmental Product Declaration for Cement Association of Canada


Toronto – March 23, 2016 – CSA Group, a leading global provider of standards development and testing and certification services, announces the registration of its first environmental product declaration (EPD). The EPD was registered by the Cement Association of Canada for general use (GU) and portland-limestone (GUL) cements. Read More

New Study Finds Insurance Costs Are More Than Six Times Greater For Wood-frame Buildings Than For Concrete Buildings


Ottawa, ON – March 21, 2016 – A new study of the property insurance costs for wood-frame and concrete mid-rise residential buildings conducted by GLOBE Advisors and released today by the Concrete Council of Canada reveals a substantial gap in the risks and insurance rates between the two building systems. Read More

CAC President and CEO Remarks at 2016 Environmental Defence Gala


CHECK AGAINST DELIVERY Thank you Richard. I look forward to this event every year, not only because Environmental Defence always throws a great party, but because it’s a great opportunity to take stock of just how quickly the conversation on environmental sustainability is evolving. For too many years, progress on sustainability has been mired in a false dichotomy. The environment vs. Read More

Concrete Solutions for Climate Change Adaptation - Information Days


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