Source: Belgard Hardscapes, Atlanta; CP staff
Attendees of the 2012 International Builders’ Show in Orlando, Fla., last week were able to see Belgard Hardscapes and Eldorado Stone illustrate their versatility in the 14th annual BUILDER Concept Home series. The series features three distinct homes that reflect the different lifestyle needs of Gen X, Gen Y, and Gen B (Baby Boomers).
Source: Masonry Veneer Manufacturers Association, Washington, D.C.; CP Staff
During the annual MVMA Winter Meeting, held in conjunction with the 2012 International Builders’ Show in Orlando, Fla., Environmental StoneWorks was announced a winner in the third annual MVMA Design Awards Contest.
Sources: Southern Co., Atlanta; CP staff
Construction is set to begin on the nation’s first two new nuclear units in 30 years at Southern subsidiary Georgia Power’s Plant Vogtle, near Waynesboro, Ga. The Nuclear Regulatory Commission voted to approve issuance of the Combined Construction and Operating License for Vogtle units 3 and 4, the first such license ever approved for a U.S. installation. It enables full construction to commence toward Georgia Power’s projected 2016 and 2017 unit start ups.
Source: CarbonCure Technologies, Halifax, N.S.
By Don Marsh
Nova Scotia-based Shaw Brick has scheduled a spring launch of CarbonCure block, a CSA-grade unit that uses carbon dioxide in the molding cycle to improve compressive strength development.