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Sustainable Production — Concrete Valley

The Concrete Valley companies strive for the most responsible production methods possible. Our sustainability principles are fully embedded in our business model, our culture and our strategy. We are constantly looking for more sustainable raw materials and smarter production methods in order to reduce our environmental impact.

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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 culture and our strategy. We are constantly looking for smarter and more sustainable production methods in order to reduce our environmental impact.

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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 businesses in the industry. The Valley is the place where smart new techniques are developed, ideas are

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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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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 they offer a full range of precast products, from standard precast concrete elements to complex challenges and bespoke solutions.

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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 uit één mal kunnen maken. Voor vormen die buiten het bereik van de flexibele mal liggen, maken wij gebruik van een volledig geoptimaliseerd freesproces.

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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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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 construction material which has been used substantially all over the world. Regarding the amount of concrete that has produced, used and its impact are considered as an important part ...

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

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 emissions. For cement, they use the same raw materials in a 50/50 blend (rather than two parts limestone to one part sand/clay), heated to a lower temperature of 1200°C.

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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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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 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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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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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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Cradle-to-Cradle Production: Concrete Waste Recycling for ...

Cradle-to-Cradle Production: Concrete Waste Recycling for Sustainable Construction in Tanzania . Shadrack M. M. Sabai* Ardhi University, Dar es Salaam, Tanzania . Email: [email protected] . Abstract . The construction industry world-wide has been seriously challenged to become more sustainable in terms of decreasing its damaging environmental ...

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Low Carbon Concrete Promotes Sustainable Construction ...

Jun 28, 2021  Low Carbon Concrete Promotes Sustainable Construction. A new policy brief from the Rockefeller Institute of Government examines a policy initiative to promote low-carbon concrete in the Village of Hastings-on-Hudson and highlights the role state and local policy can play in reducing carbon dioxide emissions from concrete.

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

Jun 13, 2018  On a ‘business as usual’ trajectory, global cement production is set to increase to over 5 billion tonnes a year over the next 30 years. 2 Rapid urbanization and economic development in regions such as Southeast Asia and sub-Saharan Africa will increase demand for new buildings, and thus for concrete and cement.

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These startups are trying to reduce concrete's carbon ...

Jan 14, 2019  At a concrete plant in San Francisco, the concrete loaded into ready-mix trucks now includes captured CO2. The plant, owned by Central Concrete, a northern California business unit of

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The least sustainable city: Phoenix as a harbinger for our ...

Mar 17, 2013  The least sustainable city: Phoenix as a harbinger for our hot future For a taste of the brutal new climate to come, look to where the climate is already harsh, and growing more so --

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Explained: Cement vs. concrete — their differences, and ...

Apr 03, 2020  Though many use "cement" and "concrete" interchangeably, they actually refer to two different — but related — materials: Concrete is a composite made from several materials, one of which is cement. Cement production begins with limestone, a sedimentary rock.

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Low-Carbon Concrete Can Fight Global Warming - ASME

Feb 18, 2020  The production of concrete is responsible, by some estimates, for as much as 10 percent of global carbon dioxide emissions, enough to be considered a major contributor. By comparison, the International Energy Agency calculates that worldwide heating and electricity production for residential use accounts for 11.3 percent of CO 2 emissions.

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Updated Designation of Regionally Significant Aggregate ...

Grade Aggregate in the San Gabriel Valley Production-Consumption Region, Los Angeles County” (Kohler,2010). This report updated information on Portland cement concrete (PCC) aggregate presented in the original classification study of the San Gabriel Valley Production-Consumption (P-C) Region published in 1982 as Special

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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 and Precast Concrete

power plants, and slag, which is produced during the production of steel. Other examples include silica fume and calcined clays. As industrial by-products, some SCMs may not be part of an ideal future. As sustainable development extends to other industries, less and less of these materials may be available to be recycled into concrete.

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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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Making Cement Sustainable UC Davis

Oct 16, 2018  Cement production accounts for up to nine percent of global anthropogenic carbon dioxide emissions, according to the World Business Council for Sustainable Development. Sabbie Miller, assistant professor in the Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, aims to change that by finding alternative ways to make cement or replace it altogether.

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Sustainability of cement, concrete and cement replacement ...

Jan 01, 2016  Since the start of the industrial production of cement in the mid nineteenth century, concrete has become the world’s single most widely produced man-made material, with an estimated annual production of 10 km 3 (Gartner, 2011).Concrete has various construction applications, including residential and nonresidential buildings, bridges, pavements, and dams ().

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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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Is Green Cement the Future of Sustainable Construction ...

Jan 15, 2019  Posted by: Utpal Nandy, B.U. Builders and Consultants Private Limited Updated: January 15, 2019. Cement is a strong binding agent or adhesive, which serves as the primary ingredient in concrete. Concrete plays an elementary role in construction as a critical component in foundations, structures, roads, bridges, highways, embankments, and more.

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Is Greener Concrete the Key to Sustainable Construction?

Aug 03, 2018  By making the concrete stronger, less Portland cement is needed. In addition to being stronger, the microstructure of the cement is denser which could lead to a more durable and sustainable concrete. By using waste materials from the food industry, the root vegetable nanoplatelets would be cheaper to source than additives like graphene.

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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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Indicators of sustainable production: framework and ...

Dec 01, 2001  While sustainable consumption targets consumers, sustainable production is related to companies and organizations that make products or offer services. Although sustainability is still a vague concept, there is a growing consensus that it is necessary to move from trying to define it toward developing concrete tools for promoting and measuring ...

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2018 Advanced Materials for Sustainable Infrastructure ...

Waterville Valley; Asia. Hong Kong University of Science and Technology ... "Concrete Recycling with Environmental Impact Minimization Toward Sustainable Use of Concrete" 11:10 am - 11:30 am ... Fernando Martirena (University "Marta Abreu" of Las Villas, Cuba) "Challenges and Opportunities on the Production of Durable Concrete with an Increased ...

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The Importance of Using Sustainable Aggregates 2016-07 ...

Jul 06, 2016  Portland cement is a primary ingredient in concrete, and most of the cement produced domestically went to the production of concrete. Though concrete is a sustainable material the amount produced ...

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Making concrete green: reinventing the world's most used ...

Mar 04, 2016  Concrete has a crushing environmental impact but Australian-led innovations have the potential to dramatically reduce emissions from its production. ... sustainable

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CEMEX USA Concrete Cement Manufacturing Company ...

Aug 23, 2017  CEMEX is a global building materials company that provides high quality products and reliable service to customers and communities throughout the Americas, Europe, Africa, the Middle East, and Asia. We produce, distribute, and sell cement, ready-mix concrete

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Sustainable construction and green building: the case of ...

Valley alone, the most affluent area in Malaysia [3] and today, solid waste issue ... 3 Sustainable policies and commitment of Malaysia Since the Rio and Kyoto summits, many governments have undertaken to initiate ... Utilisation of waste materials for the production of concrete pedestrian block.

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