Sustainability Is Driving Major Change Within The Supply Chain
Published: Tuesday, 11 June 2013 17:58
By Brian Barlow
It is quite clear today that the drive toward greater sustainability, including resource conservation and energy efficiency in North America and other parts of the world, is occurring at a much faster pace than many experts predicted. Sustainability now affects a rapidly growing percentage of infrastructure and commercial and residential projects that are defined and funded by local, state/provincial and federal governments, as well as public institutions and private enterprises.
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Lehigh Hanson Plant Achieves Energy Star Challenge
Published: Friday, 03 May 2013 16:53
By Mark S. Kuhar
Lehigh Hanson Inc., Irving, Texas, announced that its Mission Valley Rock plant in Sunol, Calif., is the first aggregates production site to achieve the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency's Energy Star Challenge for Industry. The Mission Valley Rock plant reduced its energy intensity by 12.2 percent within one year. This accomplishment is equivalent to 28,987 mmBtus of annual source energy avoided and 817 MT of annual CO2e avoided.
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