Concrete is an incredibly versatile construction material, flexible when newly mixed yet strong and durable when hardened.

These unique qualities explain why concrete can be seen in just about every public place in Australia, across such a diverse range of applications – from skyscrapers and bridges to highways and houses.

It’s a feature in iconic CBD precincts, as well as in local council reserves, skate parks and beachside esplanades. It’s used in roads and bridges, our schools, hospitals, workplaces and homes. In fact, next to water it’s the most consumed material on the planet.

And that’s because concrete ticks so many boxes – strong, durable, economical and sustainable, to name a few.

It’s also a material that can be shaped and sculpted to express ideas, to create and define beautiful public spaces, and to add layers of texture and context to our urban environments.

Concrete is the lifeblood of building

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