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How The Concrete Industry Can Maximize Its Moment In The Sun

Ryan Ciadella writes in For Construction Pros about how the concrete industry can maximize its moment in the sun.

The C3 Take
  • Recent federal legislation has included generous subsidies and tax credits for green concrete.
  • In order to make the most out of these provisions, the concrete industry must define what “low carbon cement” and develop a road map for decarbonized products that lays out a stringent set of industry standards to ensure the industry’s reputation stays as solid as the projects it develops.
  • Companies like CarbonCure are developing solutions that produce low carbon concrete that maintains structural integrity.

“There’s never been a better time to work in our industry, and I’m excited about the possibilities that await us as craftsmen in the years ahead. However, we also face some critical challenges – helping the general public gain a greater understanding of what we do, maintaining their trust by ensuring that low-carbon concrete works in the real world as well as it does in the lab, maintaining our independence and ability to prescribe the right product for each job and protecting the market ecosystem that helps our industry contribute to this economic transition are all big tasks.”

Read the full article here.

The views and opinions expressed are those of the author’s and do not necessarily reflect the official policy or position of C3.

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