Chemical production has increased in most categories, with the exception of agricultural chemicals.
September 1, 2016
The American Chemistry Council’s “Global Chemical Production Regional Index”1 (Global CPRI) shows that the 2016 second quarter ended on a soft note, with the headline index rising only 0.1% on a three-month moving average (3MMA) basis in June.
Concrete is the most widely used building material in the world, due to its versatility, durability and ease of use. But it is also predisposed to developing random cracks, which quickly become arteries for water, salts, chemicals and other foreign materials to seep in.