Aero Aggregates sets mid-2022 opening for California processing satellite

Aero Aggregates of North America, a Pennsylvania-based developer of an ultra-lightweight foamed glass aggregate, has scheduled a July 2022 opening of a Modesto, Calif. satellite plant. With a payroll of 15-20, the facility will turn post-consumer recycled glass into material used in public works or green commercial construction projects across the Western United States. 

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Foamed glass aggregate producer plans Florida satellite plant

Sources: AeroAggregates, Eddystone, Pa.; CP staff AeroAggregates has broken ground on a Dunnellon, Fla. production facility for ultra-lightweight foamed glass aggregate. Scheduled for October 2021 start up, the operation will turn post-consumer recycled glass into a 0.375- to 2.5-in. graded material suiting concrete block mixes, plus fill for placement over soft compressible soils or underground utilities, or along embankments. 

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Researchers tap polymer, ash to advance recycled glass aggregate feasibility

Sources: University of British Columbia, Okanagan Campus, Kelowna, B.C.; CP staff

University of British Columbia researchers have identified a combination of water-based rubber polymer, fly ash and glass powder to calm alkali-silica reactions traditionally limiting the potential of glass-derived aggregate in concrete.

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