Modern society has been built using cement and concrete.
These materials are used throughout our daily lives to shape the world around us. Our roadways, homes, schools, communities and cities have all been shaped by cement and concrete. In fact, the only other material consumed more than concrete is water. So foundational are these materials to our daily lives, it is important for cement and concrete to shape our future as well. From mitigating the effects of climate change to providing long-lasting, durable infrastructure, to contributing to a robust economy, cement and concrete play a key role in creating a more sustainable and resilient world.
The Benefits of Concrete
Four Important Roles Cement Serves for Resiliency and Sustainability
Building Better and Resilient Buildings and Infrastructure in our communities to higher standards than are required by currently established building codes is critical to the future wellbeing of millions of people worldwide.
The term ‘built environment’ is widely used but often is interpreted to represent structures such as homes and buildings. The ‘built environment’ includes all aspects of our everyday surroundings that have been constructed by humans, as distinct from the natural environment.
Together we promote, protect and advocate the use of cement and concrete solutions in resilient, economical and environmentally responsible construction in the Pacific Northwest.