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Green Truck Ride 'n Drive

The World Truck Show 2012, March 6–8 at the Indiana Convention Center, will provide show attendees with access to 21 environmentally friendly vehicles during the Green Truck Ride-and-Drive. Equipment demonstrations of electric PTOs and similar technologies also will take place in a stationary display area adjacent to the outdoor Ride-and-Drive course.

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Portal gathers latest green construction news

With countless industry resources, publishers, blogs and social media communities on the internet, the ability to find a single point for expertise and opinions that integrates the best information on green construction was the driving force behind U.S. Concrete's launch of www.concrete-greenbuilding.com.

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Briefs November 2011

PRODUCERS
USC Technologies, Inc.
of San Jose, Calif., a research and development offshoot of Houston-based U.S. Concrete Inc., has joined efforts with researchers at the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) and Arizona State University (ASU) to develop alternative supplemental cementitious materials. Under the course of this collaborative research effort, the research teams will focus on identifying and developing alternative supplemental materials that can be used to replace cement in concrete.

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Briefs October 2011

ORGANIZATIONS
The American Concrete Institute honored Andy Scanlon, professor of civil engineering at Pennsylvania State University, for his long-term contributions to the concrete industry at this month’s convention in Cincinnati.

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