Concrete: The Facts

Concrete is one of the world's most versatile and durable construction materials. Every major construction project, from tunnels and bridges to offices and schools, uses concrete in one form or another. Lehigh Hanson, part of HeidelbergCement, is one of the world’s leading manufacturers of concrete and concrete products.

Ready-mix concrete is made from a carefully balanced mixture of aggregates, cement, and water. From this seemingly simple mixture, an incredible variety of forms can be created—and architects, engineers, and builders are constantly finding new uses for concrete.

Concrete made by Lehigh Hanson Canada (LHC) companies finds its way into every aspect of modern society. From residential driveways to high-speed highways, mass transit stations to airport runways, professional sports arenas to playgrounds, LHC concrete helps to build communities that last.