Tag: sustainability

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CalCIMA releases concrete, sustainability report

September 25, 2023By

The California Construction & Industrial Materials Association’s (CalCIMA) latest report looks at opportunities for California concrete producers to reach net zero carbon concrete.

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waves of people during stretches of the morning on Day 4 (Friday) of ConExpo-Con/Agg. Photo: P&Q Staff

ConExpo-Con/Agg reveals reforestation plan tied to 2023 show

August 2, 2023By

One tree will be planted over the next few months for each of the 139,000-plus people who attended the March 14-18 trade show in Las Vegas.

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Drawing parallels between aggregates, deep sea mining

July 31, 2023By

While crushed stone, sand and gravel aren’t the target of deep sea mining companies, an ongoing debate surrounding deep sea mining should sound familiar to those producing aggregates.

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P&Q Profile: Holcim’s Kevin Peart

July 27, 2023By

Kevin Peart discusses Holcim’s Populus project, sustainability opportunities and how the company is performing in the Mountain region.

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Cemex recognized for conservation efforts

July 18, 2023By

The Wildlife Habitat Council honored Cemex for its commitment to environmental conservation programs across 10 locations worldwide.

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PACA adds industry veteran in new position

June 19, 2023By

The Pennsylvania Aggregates & Concrete Association (PACA) hired Susan Armstrong as director of specifications and sustainability – a newly formed role within the organization.

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Heidelberg Materials recently invested more than 24 million dollars in a new roller press for its Port Canaveral Slag Plant and Terminal. Photo: Heidelberg Materials

Heidelberg Materials expands slag cement plant

May 26, 2023By

The company hosted a grand-opening event for the expanded Port Canaveral Slag Plant & Terminal in Florida.

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What’s ahead for the next generation of drillers

May 23, 2023By

An increased focus on sustainability is a driving factor for the next generation of drill rigs. Find out what the next frontier looks like.

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Capital Materials’ Ericka Baxter says the definition of “sustainability” is meeting the needs of today without compromising the needs of tomorrow. Photo: PamElla Lee Photography

How sustainability fits into business (Part 2)

April 27, 2023By

During a second discussion at the Pit & Quarry Roundtable & Conference, construction materials producers and equipment manufacturers detail their unique approaches to sustainability in the industry.

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