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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



2013 Environmental Defence Gala: Address by Michael McSweeney, President and CEO of the Cement Association of Canada

Published Wed, 20 Mar 2013 21:52:34 EST Read More

Media Release Below is the text of a speech delivered by Michael McSweeney, President and CEO of the Cement Association of Canada, at the 2013 Environmental Defence Gala held on March 20, 2013. In his remarks, Mr. McSweeney advocates for a collective approach to address sustainability challenges, speaks to the industry’s commitment and significant investments to reduce its environmental footprint and shares lessons learned thus far on the path to greater sustainability....... Click here to read this release



Life Cycle Assessment is the key to unlocking the economic, social and environmental promise of sustainable infrastructure

Published Tue, 12 Feb 2013 15:53:59 EST Read More

Cement Association of Canada President and CEO to speak about the importance of Life Cycle Assessment at the Federation of Canadian Municipalities (FCM) 2013 Sustainable Communities Conference Interview Opportunity Canadian public and private infrastructure is a massive strategic asset, valued at some $4 trillion. It is also central to addressing climate change. As governments at all levels continue to invest in the essential renewal and expansion of...... Click here to read this release



How concrete can contribute to savings for taxpayers in Winnipeg

Published Thu, 6 Dec 2012 16:04:09 EST Read More

Attention: Winnipeg News, City Hall and Business Editors Media Advisory Cement Association of Canada President and CEO in Winnipeg 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, ...... Click here to read this release



How concrete can contribute to savings for taxpayers in Edmonton

Published Fri, 5 Oct 2012 10:22:46 EST Read More

Attention: News, City Hall and Business Editors Media Advisory Cement Association of Canada President and CEO in Edmonton 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 ...... Click here to read this release



Concrete: a crucial component of sustainable communities and infrastructure

Published Thu, 27 Sep 2012 12:29:43 EST Read More

Cement Association of Canada to hold educational REDISCOVER CONCRETE seminars in every province (Ottawa, ON September 27, 2012) Concrete has long been a sustainable material for building safe, resilient, and cost-effective communities. Roadways and structures made from concrete reduce energy demands, are long-lasting, require less maintenance, and save taxpayers money. The Cement Association of Canada (CAC) is hosting REDISCOVER CONCRETE...... 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



Ontario students awarded over $15,000 for their ideas for a sustainable future

Published Tue, 3 Apr 2007 16:02:20 EST Read More

Media Release - PHOTOS AVAILABLE (Markham, Ontario, April 3, 2007) The Cement Association of Canada (CAC) recognized students in Ontario with the best sustainable future ideas, awarding $15,000 in cash and prizes to the students with winning ideas yesterday. The contest was part of the CAC's annual Sustainable Future Day, held this year at Seneca College in Markham where over 100 people attended, including local MPP and Ontario Minister of Revenue Michael Chan and Ontario Minister of Transp...... Click here to read this release



$15,000 will be awarded to Ontario students with the best sustainable future ideas for our planet

Published Fri, 23 Mar 2007 13:11:45 EST Read More

Sustainable Future Day, April 2nd, Markham, ON: $15,000 will be awarded to Ontario students with the best sustainable future ideas for our planet Finalists from York Region District School Board, Seneca College, and Trent University Meet the winners of the "Building a Sustainable Future" contest, an initiative of the cement and concrete industries to reward sustainable thinking. Up to $15,000 will be awarded to winning students with sustainable future ideas for our planet. View this yea...... Click here to read this release