Tag: Green Concrete

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PCA Commends 2020 EPA Energy Star Certified Cement Manufacturing Plants

The Portland Cement Association (PCA), representing America’s Cement Manufacturers, applauds the 13 cement plants awarded the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Energy Star certification for superior energy performance in 2020. The Energy Star certified cement manufacturing plants are certified U.S. plants that achieve energy performance in the top 25% of […]

New Fly Ash Reclamation Process Introduced by Titan America’s Separation Technologies

Separation Technologies (ST) has commissioned the world’s first industrial scale fly ash drying and electrostatic separation plant. Its aim is to reclaim fly ash from surrounding coal ash impoundment basins. The pilot facility is located at Talen Energy’s Brunner Island Steam Electric Station.  At this facilty, ST’s new proprietary drying […]

Reducing CO2 Pollution on Construction Sites with AI Programs for Concrete Testing

Giatec is a world leader in concrete testing technologies. Recently, its artificial intelligence (AI) program, Roxi, has been trained with the help of Sustainable Development Technology Canada (SDTC) funding to reduce cement usage on construction job sites during concrete testing. This AI technology takes aim at reducing CO2 pollution on […]

Cement Producers Target Carbon Footprint with Portland-Limestone Cement

The Portland Cement Association (PCA), representing America’s Cement Manufacturers, launched a new promotion initiative emphasizing the sustainable benefits of portland-limestone cement (PLC). PLC, engineered with more limestone, performs comparably to Type I portland cement with up to 10% less greenhouse gas emissions. The aim of the Cement producers is to […]

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A Comprehensive Guide to the Benefits of Concrete Recycling

Twenty-first century methodology, with its advanced tools and state-of-the-art technology, has successfully constructed today’s looming cities. With skyscrapers growing taller by the day and buildings getting fancier, we’re neglecting the generation of an enormous pile of construction scrap in the form of concrete waste. Here are some benefits of concrete […]