Sustainability

  • Rebar Chairs from recycled paperboard

    Newark building and construction products provide you with cost effective solutions. We have used our extensive experience to create a line of concrete forming tubes, rebar chairs and floor and door protection.

     
  • Pilot Concrete Project Makes Roads Safer, More Attractive

    For the first time, colored concrete safety barriers are ensuring safety on German roads – and enhancing their visual appeal, too.

     
  • Dropping LEED

    Baltimore, one of the first U.S. cities to mandate LEED, has switched to the International Green Construction Code 2012 as an overlay to the city's building, fire, and related codes.

     
  • NRMCA 2015 Kids Art Contest

    Encourage the children in your life to enter today!

     
  • Precast Concrete is a Highlight of new Stadium

    Precast Producer Clark Pacific manufactured 40 million pounds of precast concrete for Levi's Stadium in Santa Clara, Calif. The project demanded a quality form release agent.

     
  • Regional Distances in LEED Raise Questions

    There is confusion among producers about how to determine the distances required to be provided for LEED submittals.

     
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    Filter Press

    The filter press can be easily integrated with existing settling ponds or reclamation systems.

     
  • Building Successful Public Projects through Innovation, Sustainability, and Leadership

    This networking event provides the opportunity to share insights into how innovation, sustainability, and leadership results in success on public projects.

     
  • 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.

     
  • Transparency in Environmental Product Declarations

    NSF Sustainability is dedicated to greater transparency in product environmental reporting and has been a leading force in North America for development of multiattribute national product sustainability standards, product category rules and verification of environmental product declarations.

     
  • The Triad Award

    There are lots of awards out there recognizing concrete projects. We wanted to take that one step further and recognize the team behind a great concrete construction project.

     
  • Triad Award Call for Entries

    Hanley Wood’s Commercial Construction Group is seeking entries for the 2015 Triad Award, sponsored by Concrete Construction, The Concrete Producer, and Public Works magazines. This annual award honors outstanding publicly-owned concrete projects that demonstrate innovation, sustainability, and...

     
  • NRMCA Kids Art Contest

    NRMCA is accepting entries for its 2015 Kids Art Contest, sponsored by the Truck Mixer Manufacturers Bureau. The theme for the contest is Sustainability: The Future of Ready Mixed Concrete.

     
  • Advancements In Stronger, Greener Concrete

    New developments could lead to better concrete that has less of an impact on the environment. Here's a look at the latest findings.

     
  • Third-party Verification Programs

    Third-party verification programs are integral to the concrete industry. They lend credibility to claims and assurance of quality.

     
  • Free Must-Have Concrete Publications

    Two free must-have publications on reinforced concrete design are now available from the Portland Cement Association.

     
  • CTLGroup adds Jennings as Consultant

    Hamlin Jennings has joined CTLGroup as an affiliated consultant. He will consult on cement chemistry, cementitious composite microstructural characterization, concrete durability, and mechanisms of creep and shrinkage.

     
  • Wheel Excavators Deliver Added Performance

    These new M318F and M320F Wheel Excavators can handle those special plant projects.

     
  • Call for Nominations for the SCA 2014 Project of the Year Awards

    The Slag Cement Association (SCA) is accepting nominations for SCA 2014 Project of the Year Awards now through Nov 30, 2014.  This competition recognizes projects for excellence and innovation in concrete using slag cement.

     
 
 
 
 

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