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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. More

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NRMCA Publishes Concrete in Support of LEED v4

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

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Third-party Verification Programs

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

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Ernest Maier joins the CarbonCure Family

Ernest Maier solidified their commitment to sustainability today when they announced that they had signed an agreement with CarbonCure Technologies. More

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Concrete Sustainability Conference

NRMCA's Concrete Sustainability Conference and MIT Sustainability Hub Showcase... More

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NRMCA Signs On to International Responsible Sourcing Program

The National Ready Mixed Concrete Association (NRMCA) has signed an agreement with several cement and concrete groups from around the world to develop an international responsible sourcing certification program for concrete. More

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Regional and Recycled Credits in LEED v4

There are two options for the Sourcing of Raw Materials credit: raw material source and extraction reporting, and leadership extraction practices. More

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2013 Influencer: Central Concrete Supply Co.

The San Jose, Calif., producer leads the nation in developing Environmental... More

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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? More

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Street Smarts: Stiffer Pavements Can Reduce Fuel Use

Researchers at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) have found that a pavement property called deflection could save more that $15 billion in annual fuel costs and reduce greenhouse gas emissions. More

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