COUNTY MATERIALS BRIDGES ILLINOIS TIES IN PRESTRESS ENGINEERING DEAL
Published: Tuesday, 19 November 2013 14:05
Written by CP Staff
Marathon, Wis.-based County Materials Corp. has closed on bridge, transportation and building product operator Prestress Engineering Co., LLC, with Prairie Grove, Ill., headquarters and engineering office, plus Blackstone, Ill., plant located about 75 miles southwest of Chicago.
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Europeans envision 80 percent cut in industry’s carbon load by mid-century
Published: Monday, 11 November 2013 14:51
Written by Concrete News
Sources: Cembureau, Brussels; CP staff
A five-route roadmap details how European Cement Association members and customers can reduce their industry’s carbon dioxide emissions from a 1990 level of 170 million metric tons to 34 million metric tons by 2050. Routes under cement sector control are Resource Efficiency, Energy Efficiency, plus Carbon Sequestration and Reuse; two others, Product Efficiency and Downstream, target low-carbon concretes, smart buildings and infrastructure, concrete recycling and sustainable construction.
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