Using the Synergia™ Process, our ELEMENT™ Portland cement products require 30% less energy and produce up to 10% fewer harmful emissions during production than with other cement in the market. Ciment Québec Inc. (CQI)’s line of ELEMENT™ cements is made up of high-quality construction materials that can be used in a wide variety of structures (ready-mixed concrete, precast concrete, prestressed concrete). They meet the requirements of the ASTM (American Society for Testing and Materials International) and CSA (Canadian Standards Association). Portland cement is the key element in producing concrete, the most popular construction material in the world. With this in mind, CQI named its Portland cement line ELEMENT™.