Ready mixed producers quantify double-digit carbon footprint cut

Sources: National Ready Mixed Concrete Association, Alexandria, Va.; CP staff

Data behind a new NRMCA life cycle assessment report for finished concrete shows how ready mixed producers, through more efficient use of portland cement, have cut the respective carbon footprints of 4,000 psi and 8,000 psi orders by 13 percent and 20 percent since 2014. The association surveyed 155 member producers representing 1,954 ready mixed plants, analyzing data on material throughput and other metrics reflecting net energy consumption in slabs or structures.

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Kenworth, Con-Tech time charity-rooted auction with ConExpo-Con/Agg

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Sources: Kenworth Truck Co., Kirkland, Wash.; CP staff

Kenworth Truck, Kenworth of Central Florida and Con-Tech Manufacturing are providing a T880S-mounted BridgeKing mixer for auction on March 13, the fourth day of ConExpo-Con/Agg, Las Vegas. Proceeds will support Ronald McDonald House of Rochester, Minn.; Make-a-Wish of Minnesota; St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital; and, Wounded Warrior Project. 

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