PCA Honors Safety Innovation

The Portland Cement Association (PCA) recently announced the winners of the 2021 Safety Innovation Awards, which recognizes creative safety-enhancing projects in the cement industry.  The winners were determined by a panel of judges that evaluated safety projects completed in 2020 from across the country in four categories: COVID-19 management, pyroprocessing, general facility, and distribution. “Our industry prioritizes the safety of…

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PCA Releases Roadmap to Carbon Neutrality

The Portland Cement Association (PCA) released its Roadmap to Carbon Neutrality, a strategic plan that outlines opportunities and actions to reach the ambitious goal throughout the industry’s value chain by 2050.  The roadmap demonstrates how the U.S. cement and concrete industry, along with its entire value chain, can address climate change, decrease greenhouse gases (GHGs), and eliminate barriers that are…

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Cement and Sustainable Finance

Sustainability-Linked Finance Is One Of The Fastest Growing Sectors In The Finance Space. It’s Also Helping Change The Cement Industry. By Jonathan Rowland The cement industry talks a lot about sustainability. Major cement companies all have some sort of sustainability strategy. Sustainability is also a central component to the work of the two global cement associations, the GCCA and WCA, and…

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PCA: Cement Consumption Continues to Climb

The Portland Cement Association (PCA) Market Intelligence Group’s Senior Vice President and Chief Economist Ed Sullivan presented the association’s annual summer cement market outlook, predicting an increase in cement consumption over the next four years. Cement consumption through June 2021 increased 7.4%, said Sullivan during a webinar presentation of the outlook. However, he noted that as residential construction strength has…

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