Alternative Materials

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The Future of Fly Ash

Some producers don't use the cement substitute at all, which increases their costs. More

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Seeking a Cement Alternative for Infrastructure

Solidia Technologies joins USDOT effort to develop sustainable alternative... More

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The Benefits of Adding Fibermesh to Concrete (INFOGRAPHIC)

Check out this infographic to learn more about the benefits of concrete fiber additives. More

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CEMEX Named on Fortune’s Change the World List

Recognizing 50 companies worldwide that have "made a sizable impact on major global social or environmental problems," CEMEX has been named one of Fortune’s Change the World list.Thanks to the “Patrimono Hoy” program, CEMEX was selected out of more than 200 nominees to be acknowledged. The program provides “low-income families living in urban and semi urban areas with a chess to building materials, as well as microfinacing, technical advice, and logistical support to assist participants in building their own homes.”  More

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Can Tires Increases the Flexural Strength of Concrete?

Rubber, steel, and textile fibres from tires can be resused in concrete to make... More

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Practical Precast-Specific In-Plant Training

Update your knowledge with the 2015 NPCA webinar series. More

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2015 Concrete Sustainability Conference

NRMCA is seeking proposals for presentations at the 2015 International Concrete Sustainability Conference. The 10th annual conference will provide learning opportunities on the latest advances, technical knowledge, continuing research, tools and solutions for sustainable concrete design, manufacturing, and construction. More

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Health Impacts of Products are new Focus in LEED v4

The USGBC's release of version 4 of the LEED rating system (LEED v4) includes new... More

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New ASTM Subcommitte on Alternative Masonry Materials

The interest in developing sustainable building material products has resulted in... More

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Tying One On

Transporting a precast element securely and safely requires skill and knowledge. More

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