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Sustainable construction drives new Global Cement & Concrete Association

Sources: Global Cement & Concrete Association, London; CP staff

The parent companies of CalPortland, Cemex USA, Holcim, Lafarge North America, Lehigh Hanson, Oldcastle Inc. and Votorantim Cement North America are among charter members of the Global Cement & Concrete Association (GCCA), dedicated to strengthening the sector's contribution to sustainable construction and offering solutions to social challenges across the world.

From London headquarters, GCCA will promote development of durable, resilient and environmentally sensitive buildings and infrastructure at the global level. It aims to foster innovation throughout the construction value chain in collaboration with industry associations plus architects, engineers and technology developers. Members will demonstrate how concrete solutions can meet global construction challenges and sustainable development goals, while simultaneously showcasing responsible industrial leadership in cement and concrete production and use.

Membership in GCCA is open to cement producers world wide that share the organization's values. Founding members are Cemex, CNBM, CRH, Dangote, Eurocement, HeidelbergCement, LafargeHolcim, Taiheiyo and Votorantim.