As construction strives to meet emissions standards, a persistent obstacle is the carbon-intensive process that produces cement. But the emergence of low-carbon solutions to help change the calculus of cement’s creation seems to have hit a tipping point.
A s a result of a partnership with Kansas Asphalt Inc., and the big-box retailer Target, Granite Construction has developed a recycled asphalt pavement mix incorporating materials equivalent to 1.8 million plastic bags.
The nearly 1.4-million-sq-ft 200 Park high-rise in San José, Calif., though only 300 ft tall, has taken Seattle’s 850-ft-tall proof of concept for SpeedCore—a novel modular steel-plate shear-wall sandwich system—to new heights.
Growing from 50 to 500 employees in three years, the building materials delivery service announced a significant financing increase from its latest funding round amid the company's continued expansion.
After a few uncertain years and a truncated event in 2021, the World of Concrete trade show brought together tens of thousands of contractors and construction equipment gearheads in Las Vegas on Jan. 18 to 21.