Central Concrete Press Releases

July 2015

Three Central Concrete Employees Selected for NRMCA Industry Leaders Program
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April 16, 2015

Central Concrete Earns Two National Project-of-the-Year Awards at ACI Conference
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March 03, 2015

Central Concrete Awarded Prestigious Concrete Cares Award from NRMCA
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July 17, 2014

Central Concrete Completes Concrete Work for the New San Francisco 49ers Levi’s Stadium.
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May 12, 2014

Central Concrete’s Quality and Assurance Lab Provides Expertise and High-strength Concrete to Create a Unique 3D Model; Model Showcases the Diverse Underwater Topology at Point Lobos State Marine Reserve.
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February 12, 2014

All Central Concrete Plants Awarded Green-Star Certification

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November 13, 2013

Central Concrete Receives ACI Award for Work on Stanford Bing Concert Hall; Creative Concrete Strategies Employed to Address Unique Elliptical Shape

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October 31, 2013

Central Joins USGBC-NCC Building Health Initiative as Founding Partner; Coalition, including Adobe, CalPERS, Genetech, Google, Kaise Permanente, salesforce.com  and 20 others

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September 26, 2013

Central Concrete to Supply Low-CO2 Concrete Mixes for the New San Jose Earthquakes Stadium. Mixes will reduce soccer stadium’s carbon footprint by one million pounds in CO2 emissions

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September 17, 2013

Central Concrete’s Innovations Reduce Traffic and Neighborhood Impact for Sunnyvale’s Moffett Park Building 6 and San Francisco’s Presidio Parkway Projects

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September 4, 2013

Central Concrete Celebrates Bay Bridge Opening with On-line Photo Book, “The Bay Bridge, A Thirteen-Year Retrospective”

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August 21, 2013

San Jose’s Zero Waste Energy Development Facility Turned to Central Concrete and Jos. J. Albanese to Meet Their Accelerated Schedule and Devise Concrete Mixes for its Waste Recovery System

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May 29, 2013

Jess S. Jackson Sustainable Winery Building at UC Davis Showcases Breakthrough Sustainability Technologies and Implements Concrete Firsts. Winery is first building at any university to be certified net zero energy under Living Building Challenge. First use of Central Concrete’s low CO2 90% replacement mix used for project’s blockfill applications.

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May 3, 2013

Central Concrete Joins Google, BASF, DPR Construction, KPFF Consulting Engineers and MIT to Discuss the Role of Transparency and Material Ingredient Disclosure at the International Concrete Sustainability Conference.

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April 23, 2013

Central Concrete Announces First Environmental Product Declarations (EPDs) for Concrete Mixes in the United States.

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April 17, 2013

Central Concrete Supplies its Concrete Mix Designs for San Francisco’s Exploratorium, Devil’s Slide Tunnels and Bridges, and Stanford’s Bing Concert Hall  

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April 10, 2013

Patrick Frawley, Central Concrete Supply Project Manager, Receives American Society of Civil Engineers Award

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April 5, 2013

U.S. Concrete’s Aridus® Rapid Drying Concrete Awarded “2013 Most Innovative Product Award for Concrete Construction Materials” at World of Concrete. 

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March 9, 2013

Concrete Pour Marks Major Milestone in Bay Bridge’s New Eastern Span. View story »

Caltrans to Make Final Concrete Pour On Bay Bridge Eastern Span. View story »

January 21, 2013

Central Concrete Responds to Increasing Interest in the Company’s Low-C02 Mixes with Appointment of Ryan Henkensiefken, Business Development Engineer

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January 11, 2013

Central Concrete’s Low-CO2 Concrete Mixes Reduced the Carbon Footprint of Stanford Bing Concert Hall by One Million Pounds: Concert Hall Circled by 10 White “Sails” of Fiber-Reinforced Concrete

Central Concrete announced that it supplied the concrete used by Stanford’s recently opened Bing Concert Hall. Central Concrete supplied 7,500 cubic yards of concrete for the project, and the low-CO2 mixes selected reduced the overall carbon footprint by just over one million pounds.

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November 12, 2012

Central Concrete Becomes First Ready Mix Supplier in the U.S. to Initiate Environmental Product Declarations and Adopt the 2030 Challenge for Products: Central’s Low-CO2 Products Already Meet Carbon Footprint Target for 2014

Central Concrete Supply Co., a U.S. Concrete Company and the leader in delivering low-CO2 concrete to the San Francisco Bay Area, today announced that it is the first ready mix supplier in the United States to sign on to the 2030 Challenge for Products….

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November 12, 2012

Carbon Leadership Forum Announces Environmental Standards for Concrete Mixes: Industry Adopts Carbon Footprint Standards with PCRs and EPDs

The Carbon Leadership Forum (CLF), a broad alliance of researchers, associations and companies in the building industry, today announced the first U.S. environmental footprint standards, also known as Product Category Rules (PCRs), for concrete mixes. In addition, the alliance recognized Central Concrete as the first concrete supplier in the United States to adopt Environmental Product Declarations (EPDs), which provide standardized, quantified product life-cycle information to enable comparisons among various products fulfilling the same function.

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November 9, 2012

N. California and W. Nevada Chapter of ACI Honor Outstanding Concrete Construction Projects: Central Receives Two Awards for SFPUC Project

Central Concrete, A U.S. Concrete Company will receive two awards at the ACI 2012 Awards Dinner. Central Concrete will be honored as the winner in the Construction Category and the Green/Environmental Category for the San Francisco Public Utilities Commission Headquarters

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October 30, 2012

Central Concrete Completes Acquisition of Bode Concrete; Two Companies Share Long Legacy in SF Bay Area

Central Concrete Supply Co., a U.S. Concrete Company and the leader in delivering low-CO2 concrete to the Bay Area, announced today that it has officially closed the acquisition of Bode Concrete LLC and Bode Gravel Co., a leading ready-mix supplier located in San Francisco.

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June 21, 2012

Low-CO2 Concrete Mixes from Central Concrete Contributed to Net Savings of 7.4 Million lbs. in CO2 Emissions for SFPUC Headquarters

Central Concrete, a U.S. Concrete Company, today announced that it supplied its high-performing, low-CO2 concrete for the new SF Public Utilities Commission Headquarters (SFPUC), San Francisco’s newest and greenest office building. The 13-story, 277,5000-square-foot LEED Platinum building’s innovative use of concrete significantly reduced the project’s carbon footprint and saved 7.4 million pounds in CO2 emissions.

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May 22, 2012

U.S. Concrete Selected as a Member of the Regenerative Network

U.S. Concrete announced its membership in the Regenerative Network (RN), the exclusive, by-invitation-only, national network of leading green building product manufacturers and service providers dedicated to advancing the best green building practices and innovative solutions for the commercial building market.

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May 21, 2012

Central Concrete to Supply Concrete for 49er Stadium; First Delivery of Low-CO2 Concrete to Commence on May 21

Central Concrete announced that it was selected to supply its high-performing, low-C02 concrete for the new San Francisco 49er Stadium. At 7 am, Central Concrete will deliver the first concrete, kicking off another milestone in the stadium’s fast-paced development.

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May 2 and May 3, 2012

Central Co-hosts Seminar on Sustainable Concrete Solutions and SFPUC

Central Concrete and BASF Construction Chemicals Co-host AIA Approved Seminar on Sustainable Concrete Solutions, followed by a Case Study: “A Behind-the-Scenes Look at the SF Public Utilities Commission HQ Projects.”

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April 19, 2012

NASA’s Greenest Building Unveiled at Moffett Field; Central Concrete Supplied Low CO2 Concrete for Project

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April 19, 2012

Central Concrete Presents at Prestigious RegenForum

Central Concrete’s Vice President and General Manager, Jeff Davis, participates in Rapid-Fire Presentations at the Spring 2012 RegenForum hosted by the Regenerative Network. Audience members learn how Central Concrete’s low CO2 concrete radically reduces the carbon footprint of the built environment.

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April 2, 2012

Central Concrete Participates in Construction of Las Lomas Outdoor Classroom to Memorialize Two Students Who Died

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February 12, 2012

U.S. Concrete Introduces the First Ready Mix Concrete Solution for Preventing Concrete Floor Covering Failures

Developed and patented by USC Technologies, Inc., a wholly owned subsidiary of U.S. Concrete, Inc. Aridus® Rapid Drying Concrete is the first ready-mix concrete solution for preventing floor covering failures…

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February 9, 2012

Central Concrete Contributes to an Award-Winning Community Project

Central Concrete received the 2012 AGC National Community Award as one of the contributors to the “Camp Via West” project in Cupertino, California.

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