Source: American Road & Transportation Builders Association, Washington, D.C.
The U.S. transportation infrastructure market is expected to grow at least 5 percent next year, fueled by increased federal, state and local government investment, according to the just-released forecast from American Road & Transportation Builders Association Chief Economist Dr. Alison Premo Black. Total 2020 construction and related-market activity should reach $300.4 billion, up from $286.5 billion this year after adjusting for project costs and inflation.
Sources: Kamine Development Corp., Bedminster, N.J.; CP staff
Blue Planet and utility infrastructure specialist Kamine Development have teamed to deploy the former company’s mineralization technology for converting power plant carbon dioxide emissions to a concrete-grade, synthetic limestone. The net CO2-sequestration effect has to potential to offset emissions associated with portland cement production and render a concrete mix designed with the synthetic limestone as carbon neutral or negative.
Sources: Concrete Industry Management National Steering Committee; CP staff
Mack Trucks and McNeilus Companies will once again anchor the Concrete Industry Management Auction pool by dispatching a Granite-mounted, 11-yd. Bridgemaster mixer truck to the Las Vegas Convention Center for bidding on February 5, the second day of World of Concrete 2020.