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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 ...

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.