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2010 Concrete Sustainability Conference Enlists Leed, Life Cycle, Nanotech Authorities

The Concrete Sustainability Conference, April 13-15 in Tempe, Ariz., offers these speakers and themes for opening, general or closing sessions: Mark Wilhelm, Green Ideas Environmental Building Consultants, LEED green building rating system update; Wayne Trusty, Athena Institute, life cycle assessment and environmental performance measurement

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Italcementi, Webcor Builders Join Greenhouse Gas Monitoring Pilot

Essroc Cement parent company Italcementi Group and leading California concrete contractor Webcor are among 60 corporate participants in the Greenhouse Gas Protocol Initiative, launched Jan. 20 by WRI and the World Business Council for Sustainable Development (WBCSD)

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Safety Group Updates High-Visibility Apparel Standard

An updated national consensus standard for high-visibility safety apparel released by the International Safety Equipment Association (ISEA) provides criteria and test requirements for garments marked as flame- or water-resistant and offers service-life guidelines

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