LafargeHolcim subsidiary, Corps circle back to C&D debris recycling

Sources: LafargeHolcim, Chicago; CP staff LafargeHolcim and Geocycle, a subsidiary offering industrial, agricultural and municipal waste management services worldwide, are teaming with the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ Engineer Research and Development Center (ERDC) to pinpoint recovery and recycling prospects for military installation construction and demolition materials. The ERDC will provide technical assistance and $3.4 million to develop a basic…

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Ground glass performance pozzolan enters commercial production

Sources: Urban Mining Northeast, New Rochelle, N.Y.; CP staff Urban Mining CT is approaching large scale processing of Pozzotive, a concrete-grade pozzolan derived from glass raw feeds regardless of color, size, presence of ceramics or cleanliness. A charter facility in Beacon Falls, Conn. is equipped for 50,000 tons’ annual output. 

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BASF, CRH sign on to global, circular economy initiative

Sources: World Business Council for Sustainable Development, Geneva; CP staff

BASF AG and CRH Plc are among 30 companies joining the World Business Council for Sustainable Development’s Factor10. The initiative seeks to advance principles of the circular economy, where the “take-make-dispose” economic model yields to one that is regenerative by design. Charter companies span 16 major sectors and report combined annual sales of $1.3 trillion.

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