NRMCA: Sustainability goals hold despite economy

The National Ready Mixed Concrete Association 2011 Sustainability Report details how the industry has invested millions in research, new education and training programs, new personnel and plant certifications, and codes and standards advocacy to establish concrete as the sustainable material of choice for building and infrastructure projects and lower its environmental footprint. Against the worst economic downturn in its history and unprecedented regulatory changes, the report notes, the industry re-dedicated to upholding principles of set in 2009 with the NRMCA Sustainability Initiatives.  —