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Water conservation in the building materials industry

Water is precious and necessary to sustain life. But because of climate change and other factors, water scarcity is growing. Some regions are already experiencing water shortages, and research shows the problem is only expected to expand in the decades ahead. To achieve responsible environmental stewardship, building materials companies like Summit Materials need to reduce … Continued

How building materials companies can reduce carbon emissions

The building materials industry has an environmental impact that extends well beyond quarry sites. From extraction machinery known as “yellow iron” to cement kilns and other production equipment to transportation vehicles, there are many parts of the aggregates, cement, concrete and asphalt paving value chain that generate carbon emissions. As an industry, it’s important for … Continued