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Recent Releases from Cement Association of Canada

Proposal to Amend the National Building Code Could Jeopardize Canadians’ Health & Safety

Published Thu, 12 Dec 2013 11:39:06 EST Read More

Ottawa, December 12, 2013 - Today in Ottawa, the Cement Association of Canada (CAC) held a press conference to demand that the changes proposed for the next edition of the National Building Code of Canada (NBCC) be significantly improved to provide better safety for all Canadians. Over the past two months and until December 23, the Canadian Commission on Building and Fire Codes (CCBFC) has been conducting its public review of proposed changes to the 2010 NBCC, the model building cod...... Click here to read this release



British Columbia cement industry reaching milestone

Published Tue, 17 Sep 2013 12:28:22 EST Read More

Concrete’s environmental footprint further reduced as CO2-reducing ContempraTM nears 50% of made-in-BC cement consumption Ottawa (ON), September 17, 2013 - A scant two years after its launch in Canada, a new cement type that results in 10% lower CO2 emissions is rapidly becoming the preferred standard for the majority of new concrete construction projects in British Columbia and already contributing to a better quality air shed...... Click here to read this release



How concrete can contribute to savings for taxpayers in Thunder Bay

Published Tue, 2 Oct 2012 09:13:31 EST Read More

Media Advisory Cement Association of Canada President and CEO in Thunder Bay to discuss sustainability and cost containment of municipal infrastructure expenditures Concrete, when compared with other materials, provides greater energy and fuel savings, lasts decades longer and requires less frequent maintenance and rehabilitation. Concrete roadways lead to fewer traffic disruptions, a reduced environmental impact and cost savings for taxpayers. • Lifecycle assessm...... Click here to read this release



How concrete can contribute to savings for taxpayers in Durham

Published Wed, 26 Sep 2012 07:29:22 EST Read More

Media Advisory Cement Association of Canada President and CEO in Oshawa to discuss sustainability and cost containment of municipal infrastructure expenditures Concrete, when compared with other building and paving materials, lasts decades longer, requires less frequent maintenance and rehabilitation, and provides greater energy and fuel savings. Concrete roadways lead to fewer traffic disruptions, a reduced environmental impact and cost savings for taxpayers. • L...... Click here to read this release



President and CEO of the Cement Association of Canada to address Kelowna Municipal Representatives on the contribution of concrete to sustainability and cost containment of municipal infrastructure expenditures

Published Thu, 20 Sep 2012 12:21:00 EST Read More

Media Advisory Who: Michael McSweeney, President and CEO, Cement Association of Canada (CAC) What: Presentation to Kelowna municipal representatives. Presentation focuses on the contribution of concrete to sustainability and cost containment of municipal infrastructure expenditures Where: City Hall, City of Kelowna, 1435 Water Street, Kelowna, BC When: 9:00 – 10:00 am, September 21, 2012 A former municipal councillor, Mr. McSweeney wi...... Click here to read this release