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About Concrete

Concrete is one of the most versatile and prevalent materials on Earth. Besides water, concrete is the most used material by man.

Concrete is versatile and indispensable

Few realize how integral concrete is to daily life. From the foundation that supports a home, to the concrete road that leads to work, to the sidewalk that circles the park, to the concrete tanks that store and treat drinking water, concrete is everywhere.


Concrete is a versatile and indispensable material that has been around for centuries. Many refer to it as cement; but in fact, cement is just one ingredient in concrete.  This section explores the intricacies of this complex but elemental resource.

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