The Essential Building Material
Concrete plays a vital role in our daily lives. From schools, hospitals and housing to roads, bridges, tunnels, airports, dams, sewage systems and so on, concrete is an integral component of our built environment. It is the second most used material in the world after water, and its many inherent properties make it a superior solution for building safer, smarter, more sustainable communities.
Produced locally, concrete is resilient, durable, energy-efficient, cost-effective, versatile and 100% recyclable. The industry is dedicated to developing innovative, state-of-the-art products that meet the building needs of today — and tomorrow. Learn more
Cement and concrete are at the very heart of our communities and infrastructure. Concrete structures provide the essential links — the roads, bridges, ports, utility infrastructure, airport runways, and so on — that enable our communities to function safely and efficiently, and to prosper economically. It is also the fundamental building block of the places we live, work, and play. In a perfect balance of form and function, its fluidity gives us an infinite range of aesthetic possibilities, helping to make our communities as beautiful as they are safe, smart, and sustainable. Learn more
Cement and concrete are made with some of the most commonly available raw materials on Earth. Learn more
From environmentally-responsible aggregate extraction to the use of alternative and renewable energy sources, from the rehabilitation of quarries to the development of a new cement that emits less greenhouse gases during its manufacturing process, the Canadian cement and concrete industry is committed to innovate to develop the products, technologies, and practices that contribute to more sustainable development. Learn more