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Tindall crafts coastal Carolina aesthetic in durable precast

Tindall Corp. continues to reveal its diverse architectural finish capabilities. The Spartanburg, S.C.-based precast/prestressed producer recently teamed with Avetex Commercial Properties on the Shem Creek Mixed-Use project, netting an innovative Mt. Pleasant, S.C., development with durability equal to the coastal climate.

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Gage Brothers budgets $40 million for successor to century-old flagship plant

Gage Brothers projects a 2019 opening for an advanced, 210,000-sq.-ft. headquarters operation in Sioux Falls, S.D., where it was founded in 1915 and presently has precast/prestressed concrete production spread across 16 buildings on 30 acres, charter plot included.

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Quartz, binders make good recipe for Rugged Concrete counter

Los Angeles-based quartz surface specialist Caesarstone USA Inc. has added a never-before-seen finish to its Classico collection. Rugged Concrete presents what product developers call “a medium gray base camouflaged by billows of white with a masculine energy that exudes confidence, competence and fortitude.”

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Paris Accord prompts cement companies’ low-carbon production method audit

A new report from the World Business Council for Sustainable Development’s Cement Sustainability Initiative (CSI) focuses on technology availability and the need to scale up research and development that can help the cement industry mitigate its greenhouse gas emissions. In light of the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change Paris Agreement’s entry into force, CSI effected an in-depth review of its original technology papers from 2009, when the sector issued the first ever low-carbon technology roadmap in partnership with the International Energy Agency (IEA).

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Louisiana ash terminal joins Charah MultiSource Network

Top independent coal ash processor and marketer Charah LLC has added a Sulphur, La., terminal to a distribution system of multiple sourcing locations across the country, aimed at ensuring concrete producers and other customers a steady and reliable supply of Class C and Class F fly ash. The new site offers Greater Lake Charles/Sulfur Area producers Class F fly ash, and is the second barge-supplied location in southern Louisiana—alongside a LaPlace terminal serving in state, Mississippi and Alabama accounts.

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