More stories about Sustainability

  • Green cement: Concrete solutions

    Researchers and cement producers are making progress in developing earth-friendly cement products. But will the alternative products meet the same standards as Portland cement?

  • Aggregate producer to sell lime kiln dust

    Graymont, a Canadian lime and limestone aggregate producer, has entered into a strategic alliance to provide lime kiln dust to fertilizer company AGRO-100.

  • US Demand for Green Building Materials to Reach $86.6 Billion in 2017

    Through 2017, a rebound in construction activity will propel growth in green building materials demand 11 percent annually to $86.6 billion.

  • January-February 2013 Beyond Green Web Extras

    Beyond Green web extra links from the January-February 2013 The Concrete Producer.

  • Concrete as a Value Proposition

    The MIT Concrete Sustainability Hub takes to the streets.

  • When in Vegas

    World of Concrete from Feb. 4-8 is a showcase of green products and services for the industry. But venture outside the Las Vegas Convention Center, and you will find some of the country's most interesting sustainable construction projects only minutes away.

  • Are Producers Ready for Carbon Trading?

    Back in the mid-1980s, a cartoon depicted a sodden and visibly degenerating group of Canadians peering forlornly south of the border as rain fell-acid rain as it turned out spiced by the sulfurous output from a hundred coal-burning power plants in the Northeast U.S.

  • Sustainable Waterproofing Mix

    Krystol Internal Membrane (KIM) concrete waterproofing admixture is an environmentally friendly alternative for creating waterproof concrete.

  • Sustainable Products & Services

    With green building codes and measurements becoming more mainstream, sustainability has become more than a buzzword in the concrete industry.

  • Competing for the Green

    In the world of green there are two ways to evaluate the release of carbon compounds into the atmosphere: “embodied carbon,” which defines carbon releases along the complete material supply-chain, and “emissions,” which quantifies the amount of carbon released during the lifetime of a structure.