North American firm helps with stabilization effort on lighthouse staircase
September 18, 2023
Cintec North America announced it helped complete restoration of the Morris Island Lighthouse. The circular staircase was showing advanced deterioration. Cintec America provided the anchor system to support the staircase.
A groundbreaking ceremony was held last week at Roanoke Cement Company’s Chesapeake Terminal near Norfolk, Virginia. Council members, other state and local officials, and RCC team members gathered to launch a new $40 million storage dome. In response to increasing demand for low carbon cement, the storage dome at the terminal will provide an additional 70,000 tons of capacity, tripling the existing storage.
Special Advisor to UN Secretary General on Climate calls for all-hands-on-deck action in keynote speech
October 12, 2022
On Sept. 20, the Portland Cement Association, which represents the majority of U.S. cement production, held a New York Climate Week seminar and panel discussion in conjunction with the Global Cement and Concrete Association, with Selwin Hart, Special Advisor to the U.N. Secretary General for Climate Action and Just Transition, as keynote speaker. The event marked the one-year anniversaries of both PCA’s and GCCA’s roadmaps to carbon neutrality by 2050.
Every day, people live and work in buildings solidified by concrete foundations without recognizing the potential that material has in not only creating a more sustainable industry, but a more sustainable world.
I’ve been using natural cements and natural hydraulic limes in the traditional plastering craft for many years. However, I never had the opportunity to visit a quarry where the unique limestones used to produce them are mined.