Sustainability

  • 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.

     
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    Sort Recyclables

     
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    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.

     
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    Green Star

    Extra sustainability effort “benefits all,” says manager.

     
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    2 Billion Square Feet and Counting

    There has been some discussion lately about whether the sustainability movement has lost steam. When we asked this question on our website last year, 57 percent of you said it was losing momentum, 24 percent said it was gaining momentum, and 19 percent said it had hit a plateau.

     
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    Future Cement

    THE NEED TO reduce CO2 emissions has led to the development of many new cementitious materials—a trend that will likely continue for the foreseeable future. But the powerful international portland cement business hasn't given up yet.

     
  • Congressional transportation bill passes without coal ash provision

    The long-disputed federal transportation bill has finally been passed by both houses of Congress and signed by the President, after compromise from both sides of the aisle.

     
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    The Evolving World of Green Concrete

    Green products and technologies create a buzz at concrete's big event.

     
  • The DotGreen Community Announces .green Domain Extension

    The DotGreen Community, Inc. announced a major event for the Internet, and for the green movement online!

     
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    Game Changer

    New York block producer turns to recycled glass as cement replacement. Check out the web exclusive slideshow featuring more photos from the plant and of the Via Verde construction project in New York.

     
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    Growing a Green Community

    The concrete industry's online sustainability network takes root.

     
  • Sustainable Conversations

    Producers can raise concrete's green status with a few simple steps.

     
  • Deciphering the Code

    A new building code seeks to standardize green construction practices.

     
  • Fly Ash Update

    A key vote on the fly ash containment issue will take place in the U.S. House of Representatives in late October or early November, according to Kerri Leininger, senior vice president of government and political affairs for NRMCA.

     
  • Taltree Railway Garden

    Landscape | Valparaiso, Ind.

     
  • TreePeople Center

    Industrial | Beverly Hills, Calif.

     
  • Ohio Street Abatement Project

    Transportation | Indianapolis

     
  • Montage Deer Valley

    Commercial | Park City, Utah

     
 
 
 

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