Aurora Construction Materials - Redefining Green

We want to build strong relationships with our clients, take their excavation rock and provide valuable resources back to them and other end users in the construction materials market. Our goal is to use 100% of the excavation rock that we receive in concrete, aggregate and crushed rock without having an adverse impact on the environment.

PDF Concrete as a Green Building Material - Columbia University

Concrete as a Green Building Material C. Meyer Columbia University, New York, NY 10027, USA Abstract Concrete is by far the most widely used construction material worldwide. Its huge popularity is the result of a number of well-known advantages, uch as low cost, general availability, and wides applicability.

Sustainability of Concrete Construction

Sustainability of Concrete Construction Tarun R. Naik, F.ASCE1 Abstract: Sustainability is important to the well-being of our planet, continued growth of a society, and human development. Concrete is one of the most widely used construction materials in the world.

Green Concrete for the London Olympics - Concrete Construction

Aug 13,  · The London Olympics Park required approximately 654,000 cubic yards of concrete made with 1.1 million tons of coarse aggregate. Recycled aggregate accounted for 188,000 tons of the total, reducing the carbon footprint of the concrete by 33,069 tons

Is Concrete Sustainable? Green Building with Concrete

Aug 31,  · After a concrete structure has served its original purpose, the concrete can be crushed and recycled into aggregate for use in new concrete pavements or as backfill or road base. Green Building Information

Concrete: the most destructive material on Earth | Cities

Currently most concrete goes to landfill sites or is crushed and reused as aggregate. This could be done more efficiently, Purnell said, if slabs were embedded with identification tags that would

Butler Delivers CarbonCure Across All its Projects on

One of the key projects receiving Butler's CarbonCure concrete is Dockside Green. The current phase of this project includes three concrete condo buildings which require approximately 21,000 cubic metres (27,467 cubic yards) of concrete. The entire project is guided by a keen focus on sustainable construction and public amenities.

SECTION 201 - CONCRETE, MORTAR, AND RELATED

addition, and the brand and amount of color, and the type of construction for which the concrete is to be used shall also be included in the mix design. 201-1.1.2 Concrete Specified by Class and Alternate Class. When the specified by class, concrete will be designated by a number, one or two letters, and a number. The first number is the

Green Concrete for a Carbon-Neutral Building | ECOPact

ECOPact: Green Concrete For A Carbon Neutral Building. LafargeHolcim, a global building solutions firm, has recently introduced ECOPact, the industry's broadest range of green concrete for high-performing, sustainable and circular construction. As I wrote in May, concrete remains a critical barrier to climate-friendly buildings.

Foamed glass aggregate producer plans Florida satellite

Foamed glass aggregate producer plans Florida satellite plant. AeroAggregates has broken ground on a Dunnellon, Fla. production facility for ultra-lightweight foamed glass aggregate. Scheduled for October start up, the operation will turn post-consumer recycled glass into a 0.375- to 2.5-in. graded material suiting concrete block mixes

What is Green Concrete ? Advantages and Disadvantages

Apr 13,  · Green concrete or Eco Concrete is the same as normal concrete, but it’s made from waste material or eco-friendly material. Green concrete is very cheap to produce because for making we use waste products such as a partial substitute for cement, aggregates.The use of concrete in the construction industry is growing at a faster rate and with the development of urban society and its