Construction & Engineering – Solid Foundations


Masons were the skilled individuals who first mastered the art of using materials like stone to construct sturdy, safe structures.

Mankind needs shelter to survive the harsh conditions in most of the Earth’s climates and our shelters have grown to become monuments to our personal wealth, our business power, and our government’s prestige.

Today, construction and engineering is very big business, employing around 7% of the global workforce and generating about 10% of the global GDP. This giant industry demands vast quantities of building materials that are manufactured from cement, steel, glass, aluminium, clay, resin and other materials.

Industrial gases play a vital role both in the production of these materials and also in the manufacture of construction components.

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