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The Concrete Valley companies strive for the most responsible production methods possible. Our sustainability principles are fully embedded in our business model

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Concrete Valley

The Concrete Valley companies strive for the most responsible production methods possible. Sustainability principles are embedded in our business model, our

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About Us — Concrete Valley

About Concrete valley. Concrete Valley is a creative and innovative production hub in the Netherlands. It is the home of several distinctive and forward-looking

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Contact — Concrete Valley

CONCRETE VALLEY LELYWEG 23 4612 PS BERGEN OP ZOOM THE NETHERLANDS. About us Our brands Projects Sustainable production Careers News Cookie declaration ...

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Our Brands — Concrete Valley

Concrete Valley is a business park with several independent and distinctive companies. Each company has its own unique expertise, knowledge and experience. Together

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Concrete Valley is working on Battersea's skyline, London.In 2017, the Royal Academy of Dance (RAD) announced its plans for the new head... read more. Concrete

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Duurzaam Produceren — Concrete Valley

Concrete Valley bij aan een duurzamere wereld, nu en in de toekomst. Zo werken wij zo veel mogelijk met flexibel instelbare mallen waarmee we veel verschillende vormen

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Is Concrete Sustainable? Here’s Why We Need To Talk

Jan 15, 2020  Solidia, a company specialising in sustainable cement and concrete are doing particularly promising work. So far they have developed two approaches to reduce

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Sustainable Concrete Construction - Methods and Practices

Sustainable concrete construction is a step towards green and eco friendly concrete construction practices to solve global environmental problems. Concrete is a

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Sustainable Production and Consumption Journal ...

Sustainable production and consumption can be defined as production and use of products and services in a manner that is socially beneficial, economically viable and

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Sustainable concrete: Building a greener future ...

In an effort to reduce waste and engage in more sustainable construction, this research focuses on the development of a cost-competitive, environmentally-friendly geopolymer concrete mixture that offers structural benefits relative to ordinary Portland cement (OPC), uses fly ash, a toxic waste byproduct as a raw material, and reduces the amount of CO 2 emitted during production of the concrete.

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Precast Concrete Manufacturer ... - Rogue Valley Precast

Sustainable Concrete Solutions. We are dedicated to making a product that’s not only good for our customers but good for the environment as well. Our Rogue Valley facility earned SMaRT Certification, which means we’ve taken extra steps to make sure our products and processes are eco-friendly.

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SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT IN CEMENT AND CONCRETE

production of recycled aggregate concrete from old concrete structures can have a major environmental impact in the future programs for sustainable development. Keywords: sustainable development, concrete, cement, durability, CO2 emission 1. INTRODUCTION It is impossible to walk through cities without seeing concrete in some form.

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Sustainable Concrete Materials

of concrete production. This Briefing provides designers, builders and owners with information on the sustainable performance of concrete materials, demonstrating that concrete is truly the responsible choice for sustainable development. concrete constItuents Concrete is the most commonly used construction material in the world today.

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Making Cement Sustainable UC Davis

Oct 16, 2018  Making Cement Sustainable. Cement is a vital building material but it also makes a significant contribution to global carbon dioxide emissions. Sabbie Miller is researching ways to make cement and concrete more sustainable. Photo by Reeta Asmai, UC Davis. Cement production accounts for up to nine percent of global anthropogenic carbon dioxide ...

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Concrete and Sustainability - GCCA

Concrete is a unique material, which is why we take the challenge of sustainability seriously as a sector. Our GNR reports show that cement companies have already achieved a significant 18.3% reduction in CO 2 per tonne of cementitious product since 1990 (among other facts).; Harnessing and leveraging innovative technologies will be key to unlocking the sector’s sustainable future.

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Sustainable Concrete Hanson UK

Concrete that’s greener from the ground up. Hanson's range of high quality sustainable concretes, including EcoPlus, are designed to help you meet current and future environmental agendas. Hanson EcoPlus is available from all of our static and mobile production plants. Being able to replace up to 70% of Portland Cement (CEMI) in a concrete ...

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Eco-Friendly Alternatives To Traditional Concrete ...

Jul 18, 2019  With this understanding, the concrete industry has, fortunately, found some sustainable and eco-friendly alternatives to concrete.Green Concrete G reen Concrete Green concrete is a form of eco-friendly concrete that is manufactured using waste or residual materials from different industries, and requires less amount of energy for production.

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Why Building With Concrete is not Sustainable - IWBC

Apr 28, 2019  Concrete production results in 2.8 billion tonnes of carbon dioxide which is between 4-8% of the world’s greenhouse gas emissions. Concrete is responsible for a tenth of the world’s industrial water usage. One study even claims that there is more concrete by weight on the earth than there is plant matter. Concrete is the very fabric of our ...

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To improve today’s concrete, do as the Romans did ...

Jun 04, 2013  To improve today’s concrete, do as the Romans did. In a quest to make concrete more durable and sustainable, an international team of geologists and engineers has found inspiration in the ancient Romans, whose massive concrete structures have withstood the elements for more than 2,000 years. Sample of ancient Roman maritime concrete from ...

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Sustainability of Concrete Construction Practice ...

May 02, 2008  Sustainable concrete should have a very low inherent energy requirement, be produced with little waste, be made from some of the most plentiful resources on earth, produce durable structures, have a very high thermal mass, and be made with recycled materials. Sustainable constructions have a small impact on the environment.

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Concrete, a Centuries-Old Material, Gets a New Recipe ...

Aug 11, 2020  Aug. 11, 2020. On any given day, Central Concrete, in San Jose, Calif., does what concrete companies have been doing for centuries: combining

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Eco friendly-concrete (Green Concrete)

Jan 19, 2016  Conclusion Green concrete technology is one of the major steps that a construction industry can implement to achieve sustainable construction with various means as discussed above. Green concrete Technology can save the natural materials for future use or the generations to come and sustain it for good amount of time. By using waste materials ...

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Sustainable entrepreneurial ecosystems: an emerging field ...

Sep 04, 2019  In his paper, Cohen presents the example of a sustainable valley in Victoria, BC, Canada, where a cluster of innovative sustainable technologies was developed. According to Cohen ( 2006 , p. 3) a sustainable entrepreneurial ecosystem is, “an interconnected group of actors in a local geographic community committed to sustainable development ...

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Two-Stage Concrete as a Sustainable Production

Two-Stage Concrete as a Sustainable Production H. S. Abdelgader 1 , A S. El-Baden 1 , H. A. Abdurrahman 2 , and A. S.M. Abdul Awal 3 1 University of Tripoli, Department of Civil Engineering ...

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Sustainability of Concrete Construction

Sustainable concrete should have a very low inherent energy requirement, be produced with little waste, be made from some of the most plentiful resources on earth, produce durable structures, have a very high thermal mass, and be made with recycled ... cement production is expected to rise from about 2.5 billion t in 2006 to about 5 billion t ...

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Cement and Concrete Sustainability - PCA

There are the many reasons why concrete is a sustainable building material: Long life - Concrete structures are long-lived, such as pavements that have an average service life of 30-50 years. Low life-cycle cost - Concrete consumes minimum materials, energy and other resources for construction, and requires little to no maintenance throughout ...

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Production of Precast Concrete - Sustainable Precast

A large number of castings in forms is typical in the production of precast concrete elements in plants with savings of raw materials. Plywood form use is limited to about 20 to 50 castings depending upon the complexity, maintenance and shape of the form. Standardized elements cast in steel forms are one step towards sustainable production.

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Sustainable Construction with Coal Combustion Products

using high-strength “green concrete” utilizing fly ash and slag. The concrete mix tripled the compressive strength of conventional concrete, up to 14,000 pounds per square inch. The green concrete saved about 6000 tons of carbon dioxide emissions, 8 million kWh of energy and 30,000 gallons of fresh water. The high-strength fly ash concrete

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Sustainability of concrete - ScienceDirect

Jan 01, 2019  The sustainability of concrete depends on both its material properties and its durability. The sustainability of concrete can best be improved by using a low w/b ratio, increasing the use of supplementary cementing materials and fillers, producing more durable concrete, designing more efficient concrete mixes by optimizing the particle packing, and better educating civil engineers about

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How do you make concrete more environmentally friendly ...

Jun 18, 2021  Two pilot projects for carbon capture in concrete production are ... The challenge is making sure concrete is truly sustainable, ... A wedge of the mountain two metres above the valley

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Concrete Industry Sustainability Performance Report

The Concrete Industry Sustainable Construction Strategy was first launched in 2008 and featured targets to be met in 2012. In 2012 ... sense in the production of concrete and the design of buildings. The concrete industry is a net user of waste, using 271 times more

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To improve today’s concrete, do as the Romans did ...

Jun 04, 2013  To improve today’s concrete, do as the Romans did. In a quest to make concrete more durable and sustainable, an international team of geologists and engineers has found inspiration in the ancient Romans, whose massive concrete structures have withstood the elements for more than 2,000 years. Sample of ancient Roman maritime concrete from ...

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Making Concrete Change: Innovation in Low-carbon Cement ...

Jun 13, 2018  As a key input into concrete, the most widely used construction material in the world, cement is a major contributor to climate change. The chemical and thermal combustion processes involved in the production of cement are a large source of carbon dioxide (CO 2) emissions.Each year, more than 4 billion tonnes of cement are produced, accounting for around 8 per cent of global CO 2

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Concrete Forms Get Stronger, More Sustainable With ...

Apr 02, 2020  Concrete Forms Get Stronger, Lighter, and More Sustainable With Generative Design. A Brazilian start-up is using generative-design principles to pioneer a new approach to forming sustainable concrete—starting with a humble footbridge. by Drew Turney. Construction - Apr 2 2020 - 6 min read. A concrete deep beam created through generative design.

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These companies are seeking to turn carbon into value ...

Jan 11, 2021  The Canadian company also has signed a partnership with Mexican building products company Cemex that is focused on scaling production of low-CO2 concrete. DyeCoo The textile industry contributes to 1.2 billion metric tons of carbon dioxide per year , inching closer to the level of emissions from the automotive industry.

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Inside New York's Messy Push to Clean Up Concrete - New ...

Sep 09, 2021  Both activists have spent much of the last five years fighting cement and concrete giant LafargeHolcim over plans to burn waste at its plant in the Hudson Valley town of Coeymans, south of Albany. Waste incineration is sometimes promoted as a sustainable energy source for cement kilns, because it keeps the waste out of landfills and reduces the ...

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