When we talk about materials, we’re referring to all the raw materials or manufactured products we use for the construction of civil engineering infrastructures or buildings. The vast amounts of these materials used require raw materials that are very abundant, inexpensive, whose transformation entails low energy consumption, and that aren’t highly complicated transformations.
All this brings us to sand, clay, and stone; the basis of the examples of materials are stone, ceramic, metallic, organic, or synthetic. Construction materials are regulated by ISO standards as well as relevant regulations. Our environmental commitment is leading us to use and acquire sustainable materials; to promote this goal, we’ve launched initiatives like the Green Purchasing Catalog.
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