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.

Newham’s responsible switch

Chris Leese, Director MPA UK Concrete, comments on the decision by one east London Borough to switch from timber to concrete in a residential development.

On the front line against COVID

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.

There’s no time to be complacent about climate change

Elaine Toogood, Head of Architecture at The Concrete Centre, talks about the road ahead for construction and what lessons glass milk bottles can teach the industry.

The welcome rise of whole-life sustainability

Tom de Saulles, Senior Manager of Building Sustainability at The Concrete Centre, discusses the merits of encouraging lifelong sustainability.

Winter is coming, but don’t forget the dangers of overheating

Guy Thompson, Director, Sustainability – Built Environment and Housing at The Concrete Centre, explores the link between well-designed homes and workplaces and wellbeing.

Concrete can help keep communities afloat

Read more from Elaine Toogood, Head of Architecture at The Concrete Centre, about how concrete can help us to tackle the increasing risks from flooding.