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The Cement Association of Canada Applauds Alberta Government’s Output-Based Allocation System

Calgary, December 6, 2017 – The Cement Association of Canada congratulates the province of Alberta on today’s release of its overarching policy framework for the Output-based Allocation System. The introduction of an Output-based Allocations (OBA) System in January 2018 will transition Alberta’s regulated facilities from the current Specified Gas Emitters Regulation (SGER). The OBA will set an…

Cement Association Applauds Government of Ontario for Focus on Climate Change in Infrastructure Planning

Ottawa, November 28, 2017 – On the heels of the Ontario’s government’s announcement today of its Long-Term Infrastructure Plan, the Cement Association of Canada (CAC) congratulates the government for taking a leadership role in ensuring infrastructure planning takes climate change into consideration. “The Cement Association of Canada has been a long-time advocate of taking a…

Largest Gathering of Canada’s Cement and Concrete Industry Heads to Parliament Hill to Deliver One Message: “Build it Once. Build it Right. Build it to Last.”

Ottawa, October 17, 2017 – The Canadian cement and concrete industry is converging on Parliament Hill over the next two days, meeting with Ministers, Members of Parliament, Senators and senior civil servants to convey the importance of its contribution to the economic prosperity of communities across the country and to helping Canadians face the twin…

Cement Association of Canada launches a national seminar series on the 4th Edition of the Concrete Design Handbook.

To efficiently design reinforced concrete building structures in Canada, structural engineers and designers need a thorough understanding of the CSA A23.3 design standard provisions. Keeping abreast of the most up-to-date technical changes and learning about the rationale behind them will enhance a designer’s proficiency in implementing these changes in day-to-day practice. This one-day seminar will…

Cement Industry Commends Federal Government's Fall Economic Statement for its Tangible Commitment to Investments in Critical Infrastructure

“With billions of additional dollars in infrastructure spending now firmly on the table, the Fall Economic Update attests to the government’s commitment to supporting growth through economic stimulus and investments in critical infrastructure,” said Michael McSweeney, President & Chief Executive Officer of the Cement Association of Canada. “We welcome the opportunity to collaborate in the…