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12,000 psi grout articulates ocean topography

Central Concrete Supply Co., the northern California business of U.S. Concrete Inc., has left its signature on a finely detailed, 3D model of the Point Lobos State Marine Reserve, located south of Monterey along the central coast of California.Central Concrete Supply Co., the northern California business of U.S. Concrete Inc., has left its signature on a finely detailed, 3D model of the Point Lobos State Marine Reserve, located south of Monterey along the central coast of California.

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LEED critic endorses ICC green code process

A frequent critic of methods behind the U.S. Green Building Council’s LEED rating system, the American High-Performance Buildings Coalition (AHPBC) affirms support of the International Codes Council transparent process for developing the 2015 International Green Construction Code (IgCC).

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NRMCA certifies Cemex’s premier Environmental Product Declaration

cemexCemex USA has published an Environmental Product Declaration (EPD) for 12 mix designs produced at its Pier 92 plant in San Francisco, a market laden with green-building practitioners and clients who are stepping up supplier transparency requirements with the tightening of project rating systems, chief among them the EPD-incentivizing LEED v4.

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NCMA consolidates Concrete Masonry Product Category Rule

After a public comment period through mid-May, the National Concrete Masonry Association is finalizing a linchpin of forthcoming block and hardscape Environmental Product Declarations (EPD): the draft Product Category Rule (PCR) for “Manufactured Concrete and Concrete Masonry Products.”

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Boehm, McCabe anchor Shockey Cos. executive transition

Jeff Boehm president of Howard Shockey & Sons Inc. Winchester, Va.-based Shockey Cos. has announced a series of executive promotions positioning the next generation of leadership for its concrete and construction operations, naming Jeff Boehm president of Howard Shockey & Sons Inc. and Tom McCabe president of Shockey Precast Group.

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