Sources say Waste Management, Holcim and HeidelbergCement are looking at purchasing the fly ash unit of Boral. The fly ash business could be valued at more than $1 billion, according to the unnamed sources.
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Lafarge Canada has installed carbon-capture technology from Svante for a pilot project in Richmond, British Columbia. The equipment, along with alternative fuels, will help Lafarge create the world's first full-cycle solution to capture and reuse carbon dioxide from a cement plant.
Crews are replacing wooden decking with concrete slabs on Beverly Bridge, which crosses the Columbia River in Washington state. "The dual benefit is no longer will we have heavily creosote-treated materials leaching into the Columbia River," said Adam Fulton, project manager for Washington State Parks.
Haus of Reid, a custom furniture and interiors shop in Sparks, Nev., self-fabricates glass fiber-reinforced concrete for residential interior structures. In-house fabrication allows the company to avoid supply chain issues as well as the skyrocketing cost of traditional materials.
Pay-fors in the Senate's bipartisan infrastructure plan include $205 billion in unspent pandemic relief funds, $87 billion from spectrum auctions for 5G services, $53 billion in unemployment insurance aid and $49 billion from delaying a Medicare rebate rule, according to a Republican summary of the plan. The plan would also reinstate a tax on chemical manufacturers and would crack down on a tax enforcement for cryptocurrencies.