Sources: Cemex S.A.B. de CV, Monterrey; Frost & Sullivan, San Antonio; CP staff
Cemex has garnered 2013 Manufacturing Leadership 100 (ML 100) Awards recognition for a business-focused, online network enabling North American operations, marketing and administrative staff to share best safety, regulatory compliance, sales and management practices with peers across the globe.
Sources: Cianbro Corp., Pittsfield, Me.; Maine Maritime Academy, Castine; U.S. Department of Energy; CP staff
Cianbro hosted a late-May launch of North America’s first grid-connected, offshore wind turbine, bearing on a three-leg, floating concrete foundation the ENR 400 contractor fabricated at its Eastern Manufacturing Facility in Brewer, Me.
Sources: U.S. Green Building Council, Washington, D.C.; CP staff
USGBC cites nearly 100 building projects across the globe where project principals are using guidelines of LEED v4, the next version of the Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design green building program.
Sources: CarbonCure Technologies, Halifax, N.S.; University of California, Davis (UC Davis); CP staff
UC Davis officials indicate that their latest campus addition, the Jess S. Jackson Sustainable Winery, is set to be the first university building to carry Living Building Challenge Net Zero Energy certification—owing to construction phase material specifications and long-term resource efficiency.
Sources: Lignacite Ltd., Suffolk, U.K.; CP staff
Independent United Kingdom concrete masonry producer Lignacite Ltd. has developed the Carbon Buster unit, whose formulation and production are measured at negative carbon dioxide emissions—hence, they capture more CO2 gas than they generate.