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CDS, Solidia Technologies team on precast concrete curing chamber development

Solidia Technologies, a Piscataway, N.J., developer of proprietary cement and concrete production methods with lower carbon dioxide loads than conventional alternatives, and United Kingdom-based CDS Group, the world’s largest curing and drying specialist company, have announced a collaboration aimed at developing equipment designed to replace water with CO2 for precast concrete curing. Targeted innovations will include technological upgrades for existing curing chambers and the design and manufacture of new assemblies to accommodate Solidia’s patented CO2-curing process.

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Parent company maps Grace Construction Products’ independent future

Directors have approved a plan to separate Columbia, Md.-based W.R. Grace & Co. into two independent, publicly traded companies, each with interim designations: New GCP, spanning concrete admixtures- and cement additives-anchored Grace Construction Products, and New Grace, comprised of petroleum and chemical processing-driven Catalysts and Materials Technologies.

 

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MANUFACTURERS - March 2015

An agreement between Montreal-based McInnis Cement and Centre québécois du Droit de l’Environnement (CQDE) advances the producer’s 2 million ton per year mill and marine terminal development in eastern Quebec. It calls for CQDE to withdraw from legal action through the Quebec Environment Ministry aimed at invalidating the authorization certificate for McInnis Cement’s Port-Daniel-Gascons operation.

 

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