The Cement Industry Energy & Environment Awards program was created in 2000 by the Portland Cement Association (PCA) as part of its renewed environment and energy strategic plan for the U.S. cement industry. The awards honor activities conducted during the previous calendar year, and the program is open to any cement manufacturing plant in North America.
Celebrating 54 years in San Antionio, Texas.
With growing environmental pressures to reduce clinker content in cement, the Canadian Standards Association introduced the Portland Limestone Cement classification. This article details the considerable lab testing done to show that PLC with up to 15% limestone is performance equivalent to portland cement in strength and durability.
We present six projects and programs—from a pool of 35 U.S. and Canadian facilities—that improved safety at cement plants in 2011.
Slow employment growth, diminished government funding and continued uncertainty form the backdrop for current and future state of the construction industry, with flat consumption numbers expected for next two years.