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Great American Insurance Building 
Project Name:   Great American Insurance Building at Queen City Square, Cincinnati, Ohio Project Description:   A 6’ mat foundation slab containing 6,000 cubic yards (cuyds) of concrete for the 40 story insurance building.  This will be Cincinnati's tallest Skyscraper.  Great American Insurance will occupy about two-thirds of the 800,000   more...
I-95 N & I-695 Interchange 
The construction of the new I95 toll lanes for the Maryland Transportation Authority required a complete redesign and reconstruction of the I95N & I695 interchange. This project required 53,720 cubic yards of concrete in the substructure and superstructure. The interchange construction began in 2007, and should be completed near the end of 2009.   more...
Break Water Condominiums 
                                                                   [breakwater12.jpg]    [web article March 2009]  The Break Water Condominiums used 12,000cy of concrete to construct 23 total levels (2 below ground parking, 21 stories above ground) that contains 101 condominiums.    The project began in December 2007 and was completed in December   more...
Florida I-95 project 
Florida I-95 Uses 60% Slag Cement [][]The widening of I-95 from four to six lanes, between SR 528 and SR 519, comprising of approximately 120,000 cubic yards of mainline paving, is drawing to a conclusion in the first quarter of 2009.  The one hundred and fifty million dollar project is being nominated for an Environmental and Innovative award by   more...
Slag Cement Smoothes Out Detroit Metro Airport Terminal Expansion 
[NWA 1.jpg]During the past few years the Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County Airport (DTW) has undergone many changes. Its transformation includes dramatic aesthetic improvements and the addition of a new terminal, a sixth runway, a south entrance road, a luxury class Westin Hotel, and a new parking garage—one of the largest in the world. Started in   more...
Slag Cement Helps Green New Wal-Mart Stores 
[Wal Mart Aurora.jpg]The leader in big box retail development is now aiming to take the retail lead in sustainable design and green building. In 2005, Wal-Mart Stores Inc. opened two environmentally experimental stores, one in McKinney, Texas, and another in Aurora, Colo. These facilities feature a number of measures designed to make the buildings   more...
New 7 World Trade Center--Safer, Stronger and Sustainable with Slag Cement 
[7WTC 8 s.jpg]The new 7 World Trade Center (WTC) building in New York City is a notable structure in many ways. The 741-foot high structure, completed in mid-2006, is the first major building to be built in lower Manhattan’s financial district since the attacks of Sept 11, 2001. It replaces the original 47-story 7 WTC built in 1985, which was the   more...
Slag Cement Helps Shape the World’s Largest Aquarium 
[Ga Aquarium 1 s.jpg]It’s big. It’s beautiful and full of life. That’s Atlanta’s Georgia Aquarium, a 550,000 square foot structure of engineering genius filled with some of nature’s most fascinating creatures and a good deal of slag cement. This work of art, opened in September of 2005, received the 2006 Best Use-Beauty award from the Slag Cement   more...
Mobile Mix Business Gets Boost From Blended Cement 
Type IS, paired with focused technical service, a good fit for small but healthy industry segment [Mobile Mix 3.jpg]Type IS blended cement  combines portland and slag cements into a single product form.  For concrete producers with limited silo capacity, blended cement allows them to achieve benefits of using slag cement in concrete—like greater   more...
For Precast and Block, Slag Makes Sense 
[Cromwell Racks 1s.jpg]Type IS blended cement  combines portland and slag cements into a single product form.  For concrete producers with limited silo capacity, blended cement allows them to achieve benefits of using slag cement in concrete—like greater strength and durability—without multiple silos.  A Type IS blend performs similarly to a Type I   more...
Outstanding SCA Promoters Earn Honors During 2005 Annual General Meeting 
SCA  Celebrates Record Year as Promotion Efforts Help Boost Slag Cement Use 15% in 2004 The Slag Cement Association (SCA) presented five awards recognizing outstanding promotion efforts at its recent annual meeting, held May 2-5, 2005 in Kansas City. Work by individuals and Regional Task Groups helped increase the use of slag cement by   more...
Soil Stabilization Brings New Life to Old Utility Site 
[Manufactured Gas Plant (c. 1922)]We Energies MGP (manufactured gas plant) Site Remediation – Appleton, Wisconsin     Land housing former manufactured gas plant on track to become public space   Today, “green building” is ubiquitous—it’s rare that project designers don’t at least explore their sustainable options. But the green building movement   more...
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