UK Concrete outlines framework for ‘beyond net zero’

UK Concrete has developed a framework to help inform the delivery of an ambitious roadmap for the UK concrete and cement sector to deliver net negative emissions by 2050.

World Environment Day: a time to reflect on a net zero future

On World Environment Day, Chris Leese looks at our net zero direction of travel. 

Combustibles ban should not come with exemptions

Government proposals to ban all combustible material in the external walls of buildings over 11 metres will protect lives and should not come with exemptions for any materials.

Target net zero: let’s consider the carbon whole truths

The UK’s commitment to deliver net zero by 2050 feels like a long way away as we battle with the COVID-19 crisis. 

Combustibles ban U-turn will risk lives

Calls for the Government to rethink its proposals to ban all combustible material in the external walls of buildings over 11 metres could put lives at risk if there is a U-turn in proposed policy.

Putting our energies into carbon-cutting research

The UK concrete and cement industries have already worked hard to make significant strides in reducing carbon dioxide emissions and are committed to playing a vital role in meeting the UK’s ambition of net zero carbon by 2050.

On the front line against COVID-19   

The recent letter from Alok Sharma MP, the Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, to UK construction was a welcome note in what has been an extremely challenging time for everyone.