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FRC Industries brings Sika deeper into synthetic fibers

Sika Corp. has acquired Tuscaloosa, Ala.-based FRC Industries, citing it as the fastest growing concrete reinforcing fiber producer in the U.S. Founded in 2001, the company has a full synthetic polypropylene product line and serves markets east of the Mississippi River.

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Clark Pacific webinar series states ‘Case for Resilient Design’

Leading West Coast architectural and structural precast producer Clark Pacific has teamed with the U.S. Resiliency Council, a non-profit organization that aims to establish building resilient ratings, to offer a complimentary webinar series for architects, engineers and building owners.

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Headwaters sees double-digit increases in fly ash volumes

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PCI, CPCI, NPCA release first Sustainable Precast Concrete Plant Program report

Backed by the Precast/Prestressed Concrete Institute, Canadian Precast/Prestressed Concrete Institute and National Precast Concrete Association, the North American Precast Concrete Sustainable Plant Program (NAPCSPP) has yielded its first full-year energy, materials and transportation data benchmarks. PCI’s inaugural Sustainable Plant Program Performance Report presents results in carbon dioxide equivalent (global warming potential), total primary energy and water consumption categories.

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Empowered employees help Titan America mark a decade in EPA Energy Star ranks

Titan America’s Roanoke Cement in Virginia has earned the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s Energy Star certification for a tenth consecutive year, while sister Pennsuco operation in Florida marks nine years of certification. To qualify for Energy Star, plants must perform in the top 25 percent of cement mills nationwide for total energy efficiency (thermal and electrical) and meet strict EPA performance levels.

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