Washington, D.C., Feb. 5, 2019 – President Donald Trump’s State of the Union address included a push for both political parties to come together to invest in America’s infrastructure. In response, Portland Cement Association (PCA) President and CEO Michael Ireland issued the following statement:
“The Portland Cement Association applauds President Trump for emphasizing the political imperative of addressing America’s long-neglected infrastructure needs in his State of the Union address. America’s cement manufacturers are ready and willing to work with Congress and the Trump Administration to find a legislative solution that shores up our transportation and waterways in a fiscally responsible manner.”
Learn more about how cement and concrete provide the foundation for rebuilding America’s infrastructure at www.cement.org/infrastructure.
The Portland Cement Association (PCA), founded in 1916, represents 93 percent of U.S. cement production capacity and have facilities in all 50 states. The association promotes safety, sustainability, and innovation in all aspects of construction, fosters continuous improvement in cement manufacturing and distribution and generally promotes economic growth and sound infrastructure investment.