Built in concrete, made with cement

CEMBUREAU presents a series of projects, built in concrete and made with cement, which contribute to sustainability in Europe.

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An abstract collection of concrete cubes moulded together

Self-healing concrete – the friendly bacteria that fixes cracks

With a staggering 70% of European infrastructure made using concrete, it is vital structures

The cement industry's low-carbon roadmap to 2050

The cement industry’s low-carbon roadmap to 2050

Find out how the cement industry's 5 Cs - Clinker, Cement, Concrete, Construction &

The role of concrete in improving urban water management

The role of concrete in improving urban water management

Urban development and climate change are leading to a growing threat of surface water

Finding sustainable uses for non-recyclable waste

Finding sustainable uses for non-recyclable waste

With the environmental impact of raw materials used in the construction industry attracting increasing

Cement’s role in a low-carbon future

Cement’s role in a low-carbon future

While cement manufacturing is a CO2-intensive activity, cement companies are also key innovators in

Rehabilitating quarries – restoring biodiversity across Europe

Rehabilitating quarries – restoring biodiversity across Europe

Quarrying is the first and vital step in cement production and limiting the environmental

How is the cement sector approaching carbon capture technology?

How is the cement sector approaching carbon capture technology?

As part of a drive for greater sustainability, the cement industry is pursuing innovative

How can cement ensure clean water and sanitation for the world’s growing urban population?

How can cement ensure clean water and sanitation for the world’s growing urban population?

The unique qualities of cement make it the perfect material to underpin drinking water

Circular cement: processing waste to create cement in a circular economy

Circular cement: processing waste to create cement in a circular economy

Did you know that the cement industry is helping to make the circular economy

Strength and beauty: How cement made the Portuguese Pavilion possible

Strength and beauty: How cement made the Portuguese Pavilion possible

The sweeping canopy of the 1998 Portuguese National Pavilion is an iconic structure made possible by cement.

Man in yellow t-shirt running on concrete steps

The cement that absorbs carbon dioxide

Cement can play a key role in meeting the targets for greenhouse gas emissions reduction set by the Paris climate agreement.

Seda Barcelona plastic bottle recycling plant

Cement’s solution to plastic waste

Plastic waste disposal has reached a tipping point across the world - cement may offer a sustainable means of reducing the environmental impact.

The secrets of the world's longest concrete tunnel

The secrets of the world’s longest concrete tunnel

The Gotthard Base Tunnel is an extraordinary feat of modern engineering. Running for 57km under the Swiss Alps,
it is not only the world's...

Smiling happy children

How cement is improving the health of Mexico’s poorest children

Babies and young children love to crawl on floors and experiment with sensations of touch and taste. While this is a natural part of development, if the surface ...

Can we 3D print a more sustainable society?

Can we 3D print a more sustainable society?

From household items to medical uses, 3D printing is already enabling a wide variety

Floating concrete: the untold story of offshore wind

Floating concrete: the untold story of offshore wind

Offshore wind power production will be a key element of a more sustainable future energy mix, and cement is fundamental to
its delivery.