Sources: Indiana Limestone Co., Bloomington; CP
A new study from a quarry operator whose signature product clads The Pentagon and Empire State Building examines distinctions between dimensioned limestone and cast stone fabricated from vibratory dry tamped or wet-cast methods.
Sources: Precast/Prestressed Concrete Institute, Chicago; CP staff
Through eight quarters of North American Precast Concrete Sustainable Plant Program (NAPCSPP) data reporting, PCI producers are establishing representative baselines in carbon dioxide emissions and resource consumption. “Members in the NAPCSPP have reduced waste and energy and water use,” says PCI Sustainability and Publications Director Emily Lorenz. “That’s good for the environment and good for their bottom line.”
Source: Concrete Industry Management National Steering Committee, Murfreesboro, Tenn.
Concrete Industry Management program supporters have begun pooling equipment, tool, travel package and other donated items for the 2018 CIM Auction, January 24 at the Las Vegas Convention Center. Customarily scheduled on World of Concrete day two, the event will see silent bidding from 11 a.m. through the 1 p.m. live auction start.