The importance of residential ­construction has further increased

The positive course of residential construction since 2009 is also reflected by the use of the building material cement in this market segment. Now the individual analyses of the ­German Cement Works Association for 2011 are on the desk. “Generally, in 2011 the relation of building construction to civil engineering, i.e. 63.7 % to 36.3 %, continued to be slightly shifted in favour of building construction”, said Dr. Martin Schneider, General Manager of the German ­Cement Works ­Association. “This development is mainly due to the increased importance of residential con­struction.” This trend...

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