The San Francisco 49ers are kicking off the 2014-15 NFL season at a new sustainable stadium thanks in part to West Sacramento-based Clark Pacific as well as Central Concrete Supply Co., a subsidiary of U.S. Concrete. Levi’s Stadium, located in Santa Clara, Calif., is the first LEED Gold certified NFL stadium.
A new Knight Transportation site in North Las Vegas, Nev., earned kudos from the Concrete Masonry Association of California and Nevada, which showcased the project in its Profiles in Architecture newsletter earlier this year, and the Cemex employees who produced its concrete masonry units.
Mindful of the Lehigh Valley’s deep roots in portland cement milling, project principals did not need to labor over the material of choice to support and clad the new Easton City Hall and Transportation Center, rising in the fittingly named eastern Pennsylvania town of 27,000.
Metropolitan St. Louis Sewer District’s (MSD) $21.2 million Lemay Wastewater Treatment Plant disinfection facility included construction of a cutting-edge ultraviolet wastewater disinfection system utilizing 3,600 individual UV bulbs and with daily treatment capacity of 240 million gallons of effluent per day—one of the largest such facilities to date.
Ohio ready mixed, aggregate, concrete masonry and precast producer R.W. Sidley Inc. recently developed a lean, aesthetic alternative to armor-type block synonymous with returned concrete mixes and aggregate stockpile containment.