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Pervious Concrete: How to Properly Place and Cure
Unlike traditional concrete which looks for a smooth, finished surface, pervious concrete contractors strive for compaction, aggregate interlock and a porous surface with a three-step process
August 28, 2009
Bamboo Helps Make Concrete Both Stronger & More Sustainable
April 5, 2016
Study: Plastic Use in Asphalt Pavements Showing Promising Results
June 22, 2020
Husqvarna, LafargeHolcim Among Companies to Sign Net-Zero Recovery from COVID-19
May 31, 2020
CU Research Could Lead to More Durable Concrete
May 29, 2020
CarbonCure Concrete to Be Used in Datacenters, Removes Carbon Dioxide
May 20, 2020
Top 10 Most-Read Construction Stories the Week of August 10
How COVID-19 is creating construction workforce opportunities, legal implications of removing pickup truck boxes, advances in wheeled asphalt pavers, how coronavirus makes prefabrication more profitable
August 14, 2020
Reduce Liability When Building Net Zero Homes
When you market yourself as a high performance builder, you are positioning yourself as an expert, and as such you will likely be held to a higher standard.
August 12, 2020
Tips to Simplify Backhoe-loader Selection
With more features and options to sort through than ever, backhoe-loader manufacturers offer advice to help you determine which model will best meet your needs.
December 13, 2016
5 Techniques for Sustainable Building Construction
For contractors, a strategy for saving time and materials can lead to higher profitability and the good feeling of not creating unnecessary waste. Here’s a look at five techniques that are having the greatest impact on sustainable building construction.
May 20, 2020
Cement/Concrete Association Sets New Sustainability Guidelines
The Global Cement and Concrete Association (GCCA) has published new guidelines aimed at further improving the biodiversity performance of the industry’s quarries.
May 14, 2020
Buzzi Unicem Awarded Gold Conservation Certification
Buzzi Unicem USA - Greencastle Plant has been recognized for its environmental and sustainability programs by the Wildlife Habitat Council.
Buzzi Unicem USA
May 13, 2020
Liebherr, Designwerk to Unveil Electric Truck Mixer
Liebherr and Designwerk have developed an emissions-free, electric mixer truck for transporting concrete.
Liebherr USA, Co.
May 12, 2020
[VIDEO] Six Ways to Improve Asphalt Plant Sustainability
Here are the top six ways you can improve asphalt plant sustainability.
April 30, 2020
GCP Applied Technologies Presents Sustainability Vision Statement
GCP Applied Technologies (NYSE:GCP), a leading global provider of construction products technologies, has presented its 2020 Vision for a Sustainable Future.
GCP Applied Technologies Inc.
April 22, 2020
[VIDEO] PCA Shaped By Concrete Campaign Highlights Concrete's Resiliency
Michael Ireland from Portland Cement Association talks about the association's new campaign, Shaped By Concrete. The campaign aims to highlight concrete's sustainability and resiliency.
Portland Cement Association
March 11, 2020
[VIDEO] CASE Project Tetra is a Methane-Powered Wheel Loader that Cuts Fuel Cost 30%, Emissions 80%
Project Tetra will give operators a full day of performance while reducing emissions
March 11, 2020
New Building Energy Conservation Code Takes Effect in New York City in May
Changes to the NYC Energy Conservation Code are designed to ensure that construction of new buildings, additions and alterations reduce greenhouse gas 80% by 2050
February 28, 2020
PERC Donating to Non-profit Organization Supporting Respiratory Health
PERC to add $5 donation to a U.S. non-profit for every token added to prize machine in its booth at the 2020 NTEA Work Truck Show.
Propane Education & Research Council (PERC)
February 18, 2020
U.S. Green Building Council Names Top 10 States for LEED
The ranking highlights leaders in sustainable design, construction and operation of buildings.
U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC)
January 29, 2020
Researchers Create Living Concrete as Strong as Cement-Based Mortar
Using photosynthetic cyanobacteria, scientists have created a new building material that is not only alive but can also reproduce.
January 16, 2020
Thermal Breaks Provide Energy Efficiency in Concrete Reinforced Condo
Candela Lofts is the first reinforced-concrete luxury condominium to meet Passive House standards in the NY/NJ Metro area.
January 6, 2020
Sustainable Cement Offers a Competitive Advantage
Solidia Technologies CEO Tom Schuler discusses why a sustainable future for the global cement and concrete market is not just beneficial for the environment but also your company.
January 2, 2020
ACI Foundation Partners to Launch Embodied Carbon in Construction Calculator
The calculator provides the building community a tool to compare and reduce embodied carbon emissions from construction materials.
November 20, 2019
Costa Rican Company Transforms Plastic Waste into Concrete
The company hopes to provide high-quality construction materials while solving two of the world´s most pressing issues: the recovery of waste plastics from the environment and the global housing deficit.
AC Business Media
November 19, 2019
Researchers Test Seawater as Sustainable Concrete Ingredient
University of Miami researchers are the latest team to experiment with concrete's composition in an effort to address the industry's so-called sustainability problem.
AC Business Media
November 19, 2019
Michelin X TWEEL SSL 2 AT and HST 12N16.5 Airless Tires
Expanded skid-steer tire line now includes versions for off-road and pavement applications
Michelin North America
November 18, 2019
Three More PROSOCO Coatings Now Qualify for LEED v4 Low-emitting Materials Credits
Interior Masonry Dustproofer, Siloxane WB Concentrate and BMC II now contribute to LEED v4 low-emitting materials credits after independent testing by Berkeley Analytical.
November 12, 2019
Generac Expands Position in Power Generation with Claim in Clean Energy
The company will now draw on its best-in-class technology and extensive engineering expertise to offer a complete ecosystem of new energy storage and management products.
October 18, 2019
World’s First Precast Products Manufactured with CO2-Cured Solidia Concrete
EP Henry and Solidia Technologies are introducing new sustainable products that boast a 70% reduced carbon footprint while saving water, energy and manufacturing time
September 12, 2019
Dow's Plastic Roadways Named to FORTUNE’s 2019 “Change the World” List
The Dow Chemical Company
August 20, 2019
UCLA Engineers Receive $1.5 Million Grant to Develop Environmentally-Friendly Concrete
The research team will explore new alternative cements that could cut into this by incorporating carbon dioxide into the manufacturing process.
August 19, 2019
Sustainability Must be on the Forefront for the Concrete Industry
The time has come for the industry to adopt a viable solution for limiting emissions.
August 15, 2019
The Case for Concrete Homes
Building safer homes is necessary to meet the challenges imposed by our changing world.
August 15, 2019
Researchers Replace Water with CO2 in ‘Green’ Concrete Mix
A team of researchers at UCLA is working to develop a less carbon-intensive method to cement production.
August 12, 2019
5 Ways Construction Can Reduce Its Plastic Waste
Every year, the global construction industry produces 64 million tonnes of plastic – which is the same weight as 11 Great Pyramids of Giza
August 8, 2019
Makita Awarded for Battery Recycling Program
Through the Call2Recycle program, Makita contributed to the diversion of 7.2 million pounds of batteries from U.S. landfills in 2018.
Makita USA, Inc.
July 29, 2019
LafargeHolcim Launches Carbon Capture Project in Canada
The objective of the project is to build the world’s first full-cycle solution to capture and reuse CO2 from a cement plant while also reducing greenhouse gas emissions.
July 26, 2019
Camel Manure Fuels Cement Production in Middle East
The government would like to see more cement plants adopt the practice, as well as using chicken and industrial waste and sludge from water treatment.
July 24, 2019