US: Slag cement shipments have grown by 12% in 2016 from 2015, according to the Slag Cement Association (SCA). It attributed the rise to the growing US economy and increased awareness of the benefits of the product in design, specification and construction communities
The SCA will also present the Slag Cement Project of the Year Awards at the American Concrete Institute’s Convention on 28 March 2017 in Detroit, Michigan. The awards will recognise eight projects from across the US in the categories of architectural design, concrete durability, green design, high performance, innovative applications, and sustainability. Award winners include a wide variety of projects including airports, buildings, residences, highways and stadiums.