Source: Carbon Leadership Forum, Seattle
Against a backdrop of the 2012 Greenbuild Conference & Expo (November 14–16, San Francisco), the Carbon Leadership Forum (CLF) announced the first U.S. environmental footprint standards, also known as Product Category Rules (PCRs), for concrete mixes.
Sources: Concrete Plant Equipment LLC, Ft. Wayne, Ind.; CP staff
After closing a deal for the product line of its Ft. Wayne neighbor, Trans-Flo Corp., Concrete Plant Equipment will handle all sales and service aspects for the brand’s pneumatic handling systems, geared especially to cement transfer.
Source: U.S. Concrete Inc., Euless, Texas
U.S. Concrete’s San Francisco-based operating company, Central Concrete Supply Co., has adopted the 2030 Challenge for Products, an initiative to reduce building sector greenhouse gas emissions through low-carbon solutions. The industry’s first producer among 2030 Challenge ranks, Central Concrete has already achieved a 2014 target: delivering low-CO2 concrete mixes that reduce the overall carbon footprint, on average, by more than 30 percent as compared to traditional portland cement concrete.