We’ve addressed many common questions and concerns in our Frequently Asked Questions, but if you are looking for additional information on the ready-mix cement industry, these sites can be useful resources:
Portland Cement Association: This industry association website, based in the US, has a wealth of information about cement and the concrete industry, including technology, economic estimates, sustainability, and other topics.
Canadian Cement Association: The Canadian industry association site is excellent for economic and technical information relating to cement and concrete production in Canada.
American Concrete Institute (ACI): An industry association dedicated to furthering training and knowledge, it’s a good source for technical and operational information.
BC Ready Mixed Concrete Association: There’s locally relevant information on the BC industry association site.
Alberta Ready Mix Concrete Association: The Alberta industry association site has good project preparation information for the homeowner.
Canadian Ready Mix Concrete Association: The national industry association site.
Wikipedia: While it is not a controlled content reference site like the industry association offerings, this public information source has excellent explanations and descriptions.
Masterbuilders: A BASF admixture site with detailed technical information about concrete admixtures.
National and International Standards Organizations: Concrete and its component materials are produced and tested according to various standards issued by CSA, ASTM, ACI, CCIL, and other organizations.
BC Construction Safety Alliance: This industry association is dedicated to improving workplace safety through education and raising awareness.
Canadian Homebuilders Association of British Columbia: An association representing the residential construction industry in B.C.
Canadian Mortgage and Housing Corporation: A government-owned organization that can provide information on everything from housing finance options to building standards.
Insulating Concrete Form Association: An industry association for the ICF industry, offering good technical information on the advantages of using ICF in residential construction.