Is It Cement or Concrete? What is the Difference?

The terms ”concrete” and “cement” often seem interchangeable and when used to identify pavement type it can be confusing. There are both asphalt cement and asphalt concrete, and Portland cement and Portland cement concrete. Cement refers to the binding material used to “glue” the rock or aggregate together. The right […]

Portland Cement Concrete

Portland cement concrete (PCC) is primarily a composition of Portland cement, water, rock, and sand.  Portland cement is manufactured by grinding limestone, iron ore and/or fly ash into a powder and feeding into a rotary kiln at 2,700 degrees Fahrenheit. Not unlike the residue of a coal furnace, clinkers are […]