Resource conservation

One key area where the cement industry is able to provide significant environmental and social benefits is resource conservation. The substitution of traditional raw materials, fuels and products by secondary materials or by-products presents the greatest opportunities for improving the sustainability of cement.

To add to this, the way we as a society use cement, can have an even greater impact on the environment than cement’s manufacture.

Cement supplements: A small number of processed by-products – for example, fly ash from power

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Life cycle assessment: To make the most efficient use of building materials like cement, it is

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Alternative fuel and raw materials: Cement manufacturing typically requires a number of minerals

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