Worldwide demand for resources such as crude oil, coal, natural gas, water, iron ore and copper is rising, driven by population growth and greater purchasing power. These resources are limited however, or their extraction is becoming increasingly expensive. Efficient and effective use of these resources is one of the overriding challenges for future growth.

Sika solutions

  • concrete admixtures for high quality concrete incorporating recycled aggregates
  • concrete admixtures for recycling of excavated material onsite
  • grinding aids for energy-efficient cement production
  • special sealing for argon-filled insulating glass
  • new joining technologies for lighter, energy-saving windows