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November 2023:


May 2023:

DOJ official who helped oversee FARA revamp lands downtown

August 2022:

E&E News - Is the Manchin deal a tipping point for CO2-heavy energy?

ForConstructionPros - Green Concrete Mix Reports 50% Less Embodied Carbon

July 2022:

ForConstructionPros - Big Money Investments in Green Concrete: Part 1 of 2

ForConstructionPros - Big Money Investments in Green Concrete: Part 2 of 2

Concrete Products - ASTM C09, C01 honor Cemex’s Moody, PCA’s Tennis

Concrete Products - Shaping the future, sharpening the carbon focus

June 2022:
Business Trend - Climate Champions: Chattanooga’s Corporate Sector Strives for a Carbon-Free Future

Concrete International - The Quest for Carbon-Neutral Concrete – Part 1

ForConstructionPros - Streets of Fire? How Concrete Proves To Be A 'Cool Pavement'

Global Cement - Update on electric cement kilns

May 2022:
ForConstructionPros - Concrete: A Sponge for Carbon Dioxide

WJZY - A Milestone for Sustainable Infrastructure - 44 State Departments of Transportation Now Accept Use of Portland-Limestone Cement

Global Cement - Portland Cement Association wins Energy Star award for the third year in a row

Building Resilience Coalition - Carbon-Neutrality by 2050 – Can it be done?

Global Cement - CalPortland, Cemex, Ozinga, PCA earn Energy Star Partner recognition DOE, EPA recognize PCA as Energy Star Partner

April 2022: 
The Washington Post - Analysis | The growing chorus for carbon capture

Concrete Products - Well Governed

Roads & Bridges - Portland Cement Association shares the Roadmap to Carbon Neutrality

Concrete Products - PCA informs federal government of industry decarbonization realities

The Ritz Herald - Cement Industry to Call on Congress for Policy Support to Meet Carbon Neutrality Goals

March 2022:
Global Cement Magazine - Portland Cement Association lobbies US government to support industrial decarbonisation technology

International Cement - The PCA urges strong federal support to accelerate decarbonisation technologies

Cement Americas - PCA: Fed Support Vital for Accelerating Decarbonization Efforts

Concrete Products - PCA offers feds an industry decarbonization reality check

E&E News - EPA expands reach of ozone regulations 

February 2022:
Cement Products - PCA: IIJA to Boost Cement Consumption

Bloomberg Government - Biden’s Climate Promises Challenged by Influx of Highway Dollars

Engineering News-Record - Biden Administration Launches 'Buy Clean' Construction Materials Task Force

Global Cement Magazine -
Growing Portland Limestone Cement production in the US

E&E News - His climate push stalled, Biden looks to infrastructure law

January 2022:
ForConstructionPros - The Concrete Contractor Guide to World of Concrete 2022

A Green Living Blog - Collaborating for a Carbon Neutral Built Environment

Concrete Products - Road Gang calculates Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act impact

ForConstructionPros - Portland Cement Association Announces 2022 Focus for Roadmap to Carbon Neutrality

Global Cement - Portland Cement Association reports 3.6% rise in cement consumption to November 2021

Engineering News-Record -
Contractors Seek Out Latest Machines at World of Concrete

December 2021:

Cement Americas - PCA Awards Outstanding Environmental Efforts

Concrete Products - Asset gains and carbon cuts equal an extraordinary year

Cement Americas - PCA Honors Safety Innovation

Green Builder Media - Concrete Industry’s Pathway to Carbon Neutrality

The New York Times -
How the Building Industry Blocked Better Tornado Safeguards

November 2021:

The Hill - Cutting industry emissions — another reason Senate must pass Build Back Better Act

ForConstructionPros - Inside the PCA Carbon Neutrality Roadmap

Concrete Products - Cement companies formally adopt carbon neutrality roadmap

October 2021:

ForConstructionPros - Net-Zero Carbon Concrete: PCA's Roadmap to Carbon Neutrality

Cement Products - Cement producers formally approve carbon neutrality roadmap

Electrek - US cement manufacturers release their road map to carbon neutrality by 2050 [Update]

World Cement - Portland Cement Association releases roadmap to carbon neutrality by 2050

Global Cement - Portland Cement Association publishes roadmap to carbon neutrality by 2050

Cemnet - The PCA releases its Roadmap to Carbon Neutrality

Cement Americas - PCA Releases Roadmap to Carbon Neutrality

PCB Today - Cement manufacturers accelerate shift to net zero concrete

Retrofit Magazine - Portland Cement Association Seeks Carbon Neutrality across Value Chain by 2050

Pit & Quarry - Portland Cement Association releases carbon neutrality roadmap

September 2021:

Building Design Construction - The Concrete Industry's Ambitious Plan for Carbon Neutrality

August 2021:

CNBC - Concrete and cement industries brace for demand boom from $1 trillion infrastructure plan

July 2021:

World of Concrete 360 - PCA’s Roadmap to Carbon Neutrality Moves Forward

Engineering News-Record - FEMA Watchdog: Agency Fails to Require Resilience in Disaster Rebuilds

Bloomberg Law - Outdated Rules Hinder Concrete’s Potential on Climate Change

Reuters - Concrete makers face heavy lift on climate pledges

Marketplace/NPR - How tech might clean up concrete

June 2021:

Pit and Quarry - PCA leaders make the case for carbon neutrality

Rental Equipment Register - Herd Immunity will Propel Economic Recovery, as will Infrastructure Bill, PCA Says

WFAA - Rationing cement: How COVID, the February winter storm and a roaring Texas economy have paved the way to a tight cement supply

Global Cement - Trade versus climate on the edge of the EU

May 2021:

Engineering News-Record - Biden, GOP Senators Expected to Resume Talks on Infrastructure Bill

Concrete Products - PCA shipment figures show industry handily overcoming 2020 adversities

GreenBiz - Carbon-sucking concrete is capturing attention and funding

April 2021:

Pit and Quarry - PCA’s Ireland discusses the state of the cement industry

Cement Americas - PCA Welcomes MSHA’s Updated COVID-19 Guidance

Pit and Quarry - PCA’s Ireland weighs in on an infrastructure bill

Concrete Products - PCA revises three Industry-Wide EPD, inaugurates Portland-Limestone declaration

The Wall Street Journal - Biden’s Pledge to Slash Emissions Would Require Big U.S. Changes

Pit and Quarry - The White House grades each state’s infrastructure Pit and Quarry - NSSGA, PCA weigh in on Biden’s infrastructure proposal

March 2021: 

Engineering News-Record - Construction Groups Agree on Need for Infrastructure Plan, Diverge on Details

Rock Products - The Road Ahead Is Cause for Optimism

Electrek - A first look at US cement manufacturers’ road map to carbon neutrality

February 2021:

The Washington Post - Biden is hiking the cost of carbon. It will change how the U.S. tackles global warming

Electrek - The day has come: The US rejoins the Paris Agreement

Engineering News-Record - Biden Cabinet Picks Emphasize Job Creation

Engineering News-Record Buttigieg Confirmed as DOT Secretary as Infrastructure Plan Looms