CSA GROUP ANNOUNCES FIRST ENVIRONMENTAL PRODUCT DECLARATION FOR CEMENT ASSOCIATION OF CANADA

Toronto – March 23, 2016  CSA Group, a leading global provider of standards development and testing and certification services, announces the registration of its first environmental product declaration (EPD). The EPD was registered by the Cement Association of Canada for general use (GU) and portland-limestone (GUL) cements. Read more...

NEW STUDY FINDS INSURANCE COSTS ARE MORE THAN SIX TIMES GREATER FOR WOOD-FRAME BUILDINGS THAN FOR CONCRETE BUILDINGS

Ottawa, ON – March 21, 2016 – A new study of the property insurance costs for wood-frame and concrete mid-rise residential buildings conducted by GLOBE Advisors and released today by the Concrete Council of Canada reveals a substantial gap in the risks and insurance rates between the two building systems. Read more...