PCA Supports Call for $1.5T Infrastructure Plan

The Portland Cement Association (PCA) lauded President Donald Trump’s call for $1.5 trillion to be invested in revitalizing the nation’s infrastructure, and urged Congress to take swift legislative action to fully fund and sustain projects now and into the future. Cement is the core ingredient in concrete, which helps make American highways, bridges, runways, water systems and river networks safer, more durable and longer lasting.

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PCA Offers Glimpse at Spring Forecast

At a press conference during last week’s 2018 World of Concrete in Las Vegas, Portland Cement Association (PCA) senior vice president and chief economist Ed Sullivan offered a glimpse at the association’s upcoming Spring Forecast for cement production and concrete construction. Sullivan noted that this will not be an easy momentum forecast despite fairly upbeat expectations as policy issues will eventually disrupt the drive – whether for better or worse.

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Slag Cement Shipments for 2017 Up 14 Percent

The Slag Cement Association (SCA) announced that slag cement shipments in 2017 exhibited a 14 percent growth over 2016, continuing an upward demand for slag cement within the U.S. market.

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