The SCA has been compiling shipment data from member companies for years and are pleased to announce a 12% growth in slag cement shipments from 2015 to 2016.
"Those of us in the concrete industry have long known that the use of slag cement increases the strength and durability of concrete at a reduced environmental impact. I am pleased that this 12% increase in shipments represents the strength of our economy and the increased understanding of the benefits of slag cement in the design, specification, and construction communities."
The below graph from the annual membership shipment report shows the trends in slag cement shipment sales over the last 20 years.
In 2007, 3.4 million metric tons of slag were used in the United States, representing the following environmental benefits:
Visit the sustainability section to learn more about the environmental benefits to slag cement use.