Report Ranks Concrete Paths To Carbon Reduction In Cement-Based Products

Paving the Way to Cost, Energy, and Carbon Savings in the Concrete Industry, a new report from Boston-based Lux Research Inc., assesses an expanding range of options designed to make concrete greener through improved cement-production techniques, admixtures affording lower portland cement dosages, and supplementary cementitious materials, plus building energy efficiency and performance technologies.

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Lehigh Cement's Alabama plant celebrates new silo

The Lehigh Cement Co. plant in Leeds, Ala., celebrated in October the commissioning of its 20,000-metric ton, state-of-the-art, multi-compartment, environmentally friendly silo. The festivities began with presentations by company management about the construction and unique features of the silo.

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Holcim (US) Trident plant celebrates 100 years

Approximately 200 employees, family, retirees, friends, and local dignitaries gathered in September, to celebrate the 100th anniversary of the Holcim (US) Inc. cement plant located in Trident, Mo. The plant also used this celebration as an opportunity to bring awareness to the environment by incorporating a Conservation Day. "The Centennial celebration is an experience of a lifetime for the company, employees of our Trident plant, and the community surrounding it," said Bernard Terver, company president and CEO. "The cement industry has seen many changes over the past 100 years, but one thing remains consistent and that is the dedication of our employees. This plant is a great representation of that dedication."

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Governor recognizes Salt River Materials for role in energy-wise, Habitat home

Contribution of product, engineering services and site labor to Habitat for Humanity Central Arizona's Net-Zero Energy home, enclosed in a panelized concrete forming system, garnered Scottsdale, Ariz.-based cement and aggregate producer Salt River Materials Group an "Excellence in Economic Development and Energy Leadership Award" from Arizona Governor Jan Brewer. Honoring partnerships, organizations and companies that implement development strategies for their respective region/rural/tribal communities in the past year, the award was presented during the 2010 Governor’s Rural and Regional Development Conference in Flagstaff.

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