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  • Proposed ASTM Standard for Metal Access Hatches

    A proposed new ASTM specification will help minimize maintenance expense and improve public safety by providing a definitive standard for one essential infrastructure component, fabricated metal access hatches.

  • NRMCA Publishes Concrete in Support of LEED v4

    The National Ready Mixed Concrete Association (NRMCA) announced at Greenbuild 2014 held this week in New Orleans that it has published a comprehensive set of industry average environmental impacts for concrete to help its members address the movement toward product transparency in LEED v4.

  • NRMCA Publishes Concrete in Support of LEED v4

    Concrete Group Publishes Environmental Impacts of Concrete in Support of LEED v4.

  • Lafarge North America joins Living Lands and Waters

    Last week, Lafarge North America employees volunteered for a Living Lands and Waters river cleanup of the Des Plains River in Channahon, IL, near the Lafarge U.S. Joliet Quarry.

  • New Report Details Greenbuild 2013 Sustainability Successes

    The new report highlights the positive outcomes of sustainability initiatives that were part of  the 2013 Greenbuild International Conference and Expo, held last fall in Philadelphia.

  • ASTM Committee C09 Celebrates Centennial

    The ASTM International committee celebrated its 100th anniversary during a reception and dinner on June 23 at the Sheraton Centre Toronto, Canada.

  • Command Alkon Training and Tech Conference

    The Command Alkon Training & Technology Conference will be held Nov. 12-13 at the Hilton New Orleans Riverside. This event is one of the industry’s largest, focused solutions for producers of ready-mix, manufactured concrete, aggregate, and cement.

  • CIM Program Announces Items For 2014 Auction at World of Concrete

    The Concrete Industry Management program has announced the  list of donated items for its ninth annual Auction at the World of Concrete.

  • Gulf Coast and West will Boom the next Decade

    The fastest growing area of the U.S. will be the coast of the Gulf of Mexico from the U.S.-Mexico border to the west coast of Florida. The Inland West region will do well also.

  • Sandy's Unintended Impact

    As a New Orleans resident and a mildly impacted victim of Hurricane Katrina back in 2005, I feel deeply for those who suffered the ravages of Hurricane Sandy, especially those who lost loved ones and their precious homes and businesses.