NCMA Design Awards

The National Concrete Masonry Association (NCMA), together with the Interlocking Concrete Pavement Institute (ICPI) has announced their 2013 Design Awards and we at CarbonCure want to offer our Congratulations to Peter Larsen, Joshua Aidlin and David Darling of Aidlin Darling …

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Green concrete donated for Just Us! greenhouse

CarbonCure donated their innovative green concrete masonry to Nova Scotia’s Just Us! Coffee Roasters Co-op. Based in Wolfville, Nova Scotia, Just Us! is a local coffee roaster that is focused on encouraging small-scale sustainable agriculture. Their mandate is to create healthy …

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Clean Up Your Own Yard (of Concrete)

This fantastic article was written by Michael Buesing, an architect at FXFOWLE ARCHITECTS. Based on their New York City office, Michael shares CarbonCure’s vision of reducing the environmental impact of concrete, and he kindly gave us permission to post his …

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A roadmap for BIM for masonry

Masonry industry tired of lost project opportunities There are lots of changes happening in the construction products industry this year. With the new version of LEED set to reward projects that use products that have Environmental Product Declarations (EPDs), the …

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HRM’s wood-first policy should not be set in stone

A recent article in the Chronicle Herald outlined concern by concrete industry players about the proposed Halifax Regional Municipality (HRM) “wood-first” policy. A report was submitted by Peter Stickings, HRM’s acting director of planning and infrastructure, to consider implementing a …

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