MIT researchers confirm recycled glass pozzolanic performance

Sources: MIT Concrete Sustainability Hub, Cambridge, Mass.; CP staff The newest Research Brief from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology-hosted Concrete Sustainability Hub illustrates how concrete practitioners can realize voluminous recycling and pozzolanic value extraction from municipal waste streams. “Open-loop Recycling of Glass in Concrete Provides Upcycling Opportunities” authors also posit a new metric for architectural/engineering/construction professionals: Mid- to high-rise buildings…

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ORGANIZATIONS – March 2022

Timothy Cullen has joined the Precast/Prestressed Concrete Institute as director of Technical Activities, tasked with developing and disseminating the PCI Body of Knowledge necessary for designing, fabricating, and constructing precast concrete structures. Before joining PCI, he was vice president of Blue Ridge Design, a structural engineering consulting firm in Winchester, Va., and was previously a design engineer with High Concrete…

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Value Tested

RMC Research & Education Foundation books 30 years of cutting-edge programs to advance the concrete industry BY JULIE GARBINI In 1991, the RMC Research & Education Foundation was founded with a modest ambition: To fund the purchase of a million-pound testing machine at the National Ready Mixed Concrete Association’s (NRMCA) A.H. Smith Research Laboratory in College Park, Md. Industry leaders…

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