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Titan America parlays permeable articulating concrete block pavement

Titan America LLC introduced the proprietary PaveDrain system to the South Florida market this fall through a 650-sq.-ft. demonstration at Ft. Lauderdale City Hall. A Permeable Articulating Concrete Block Pavement System (P-ACB), PaveDrain is placed either in mat sections, typically 8-feet wide and up to 40-feet long, or as individual units much like conventional paving stones.

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Veteran of Air Force and environmental engineering heads CTLGroup

W. Brent Nixon, Ph.D, P.E. has been named president and chief executive officer of CTLGroup in Skokie, Ill., succeeding Dr. Timothy Tonyan, who following an interim period at the helm will now serve as senior vice president.

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Latest LEED version premiers against Greenbuild backdrop

The U.S. Green Building Council has marked a turning point in its Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design green building program, unveiling LEED v4 last month in Philadelphia, host city for the 2013 Greenbuild International Conference and Expo. Council officials cite among new LEED version highlights:

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OLDCASTLE SUBSIDIARY UNDERWRITES MUSEUM OF MODERN ART EVENT

The glazing and curtain wall business of Oldcastle Inc., BuildingEnvelope, sponsored “In Pursuit of Architecture,” a fall conference on buildings and ideas at the Museum of Modern Art in New York City. Co-organized by the MoMA Department of Architecture and Design and Log, an independent journal on architecture and urbanism, the conference offered a series of roundtable discussions about the physical and conceptual challenges of creating architecture. 

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