All about Cement



Cement, a hydraulic binder and a key ingredient in concretes and mortars, came into widespread use during the Industrial Revolution. Learn about the history and innovations which transformed this material into a high-tech product.

The first rotary kilns in Spain

Manufacturing process

From the extraction of the raw materials to the grinding of the end product, cement manufacturing is a complex process.

Cement terminology

Every profession has its technical jargon. Our glossary explains the words used to talk about the manufacture and use of cement.