China Used More Cement in Three Years than the U.S. Did in the 20th Century

March 25, 2015

Between the years of 2011 and 2013, there was more cement used in China then the U.S. used in the entire 20th Century.

This surprising statistic, shared by Bill Gates, looks at the long history of construction in the United States and China, and how patterns of migration and the economy impact the construction industry.

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