Solidia Technologies Joins Effort to Develop Sustainable Alternative Cementitious Materials

Scientists from Solidia Techologies joined other leaders in infrastructure materials research gathered at the U.S. Department of Transportation’s (DOT) Turner-Fairbank Highway Research Center to discuss the need for sustainable alternative cementitious materials in the face of America’s mounting infrastructure issues. Solidia Technologies’ Principal Scientist Sada Sahu, Ph.D., presented “Performance of Carbonated Concrete” during the third bi-annual Workshop on Emerging Developments Related to Alkali-Aggregate-Reaction (AAR) and the Use of Alternative Cementitious Materials (ACMs) in Highway Infrastructure.

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Cementos Argos Tops Dow Jones Sustainability Index

Cementos Argos was included in the Dow Jones Sustainability Index (DJSI) for the fourth consecutive year, this time as an industry leader: Construction Materials, with results that support its leadership in social, environmental and economic issues. Each year about 2,500 global companies, listed on the stock exchange, belonging to about 59 economic sectors, are invited to participate.

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MAPEI Americas Adds Cement Additives to Portfolio

MAPEI is extending the production of its C-ADD Division (cement additives) to North America. The cement additives being introduced include grinding aids, strength enhancers, Cr(VI)-reducing additives and dust-control technology for all types of cement.

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MSHA Posts Fatalgram for 11th Metal/Nonmetal Mine Fatality

On Aug. 9, 2016, a 33-year-old leadman contractor with four years of experience was killed at Cemex’s Kosmos Cement Co. facility in Louisville, Ky. The victim was attempting to replace the lift cable pulleys on the barge loadout chute, when the anchor point for the temporary rigging separated from the chute and it unexpectedly fell. The falling chute caused the lift cables to tighten, which pinned the victim to the chute causing fatal injuries.

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