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Rail operator contracts spur Florida satellite for Rocla Concrete Tie

27 Rocla 150The largest supplier of prestressed concrete ties to North America’s freight and transit railroads, has entered into a long-term supply agreement with All Aboard Florida and Florida East Coast Railway (FECR), prompting construction of a facility in Ft. Pierce, Fla., with production slated to begin in early 2016.

 

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Solidia secures patent for CO2-sequestering process speeding concrete curing

26 Solidia 150The United States Patent and Trademark Office has issued a patent that will offer the global construction industry what Piscataway, N.J.-based proprietor Solidia Technologies cites is a way to reduce carbon dioxide emissions in cement milling, and provide concrete producers sustainable means to structures or slabs that are stronger, cheaper to fabricate and faster to cure than conventional portland cement alternatives.

 

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