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Lafarge, Boral Crack Top 100 List Of Most Sustainable Global Companies

The sixth annual Global 100 most sustainable large corporations list, announced at the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland, includes construction and materials giants Lafarge SA (No. 51) of France and Australia-based Boral Ltd. (No. 61)

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Stimulus Funds Drive $3 Million In Fly Ash, Masonry Shear Wall Research

“Science of Concrete--Fundamental Models that Enable New Technology for Expanded Use of Fly Ash” and “Performance-Based Seismic Design Methods and Tools for Reinforced Masonry Shear Wall Structures” are among 27 projects to receive funding from NIST, which operates within the U.S. Department of Commerce

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New Group Counters Extreme Regulatory Action Hovering Over Fly Ash

Prompted by increased environmentalist attacks on coal ash and signals by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency that it may regulate coal ash as a hazardous waste, a new advocacy group--Citizens for Recycling First--will counter moves threatening the material’s use in construction

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