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Vulcan Materials tests carbon dioxide-dosed ready mixed

Sources: CarbonCure Technologies, Halifax, Nova Scotia; CP staff

Vulcan Materials is the first ready mixed producer to license technology in which industrial process-sourced carbon dioxide is injected into fresh concrete mixes, thereby offsetting water requirements; forming additional limestone in the matrix; and, sequestering the greenhouse gas in a hardened slab or structure.

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NRMCA teams with A/E/C-wise, online education series provider

Sources: RedVector.com LLC, Tampa, Fla.; CP staff

A leading source of eLearning and workforce training solutions for professionals in architecture, engineering, construction, industrial and facility management, RedVector has launched five mobile device-ready courses in partnership with the National Ready Mixed Concrete Association:

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Boeing commits $212K to research on heavy-duty permeable pavements

Sources: Boeing Co., Seattle; CP staff

Aerospace and aircraft giant Boeing is teaming with Washington State University (WSU), and the Washington Stormwater Center to develop stronger permeable concrete or asphalt pavement through the use of carbon fiber composite material recycled from a Seattle assembly line. A $212,000 grant and material donation will spur investigations at the WSU Research and Extension Center, Puyallup, and WSU Pullman campus.

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