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2011-12-12 23:27:43

It's no surprise that humans the world over use more water, by volume, than any other material.

2011-07-26 08:30:00

Significant government policy risks could affect near, long-range forecast SKOKIE, Ill., July 26, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Despite recovery momentum in late 2010, the U.S. economy is again in a slowdown.

2011-05-12 00:00:47

Nicolia Ready-mix and Clean Concrete Technologies begin their second round of testing with CleanCrete. Lindenhurst, NY (PRWEB) May 11, 2011 Clean Concrete Technologies and Nicolia Industries begin their second round of testing this week using Recycled Concrete Aggregate (RCA) and replacing a high percentage of Cement, the production of which releases an extreme amount of CO2 . Using CleanCrete in place of standard Ready Mix Concrete reduces Green House Gas (GHG) emissions by up to a...

2011-04-26 10:54:00

Recovery process for construction industry expected to be slow SKOKIE, Ill., April 26, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- While the economic recession is over and economic growth is strengthening, the construction recession may not run its course for another 18 months, hindering an improvement in cement consumption for the next two years according to the most recent economic forecast from the Portland Cement Association (PCA). In 2011, PCA anticipates marginal growth with a two percent increase in...

2011-04-21 15:30:00

WALTHAM, Ma., April 21, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Holcim (US) Inc.

2011-04-21 09:00:00

Plants Commended for Benefiting Local Communities, Global Environment SKOKIE, Ill., April 21, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Six cement plants received special recognition for their commitment to improving the environment and their communities at the Tenth Annual Cement Industry Environment and Energy Awards, presented by the Portland Cement Association (PCA) and Cement Americas magazine at PCA's Spring Meeting in Chicago, April 18, 2011.

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