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  • Case study - Seattle Seahawk Garage & Exhibition Hall

    Case study - Seattle Seahawk Garage & Exhibition Hall

    Turner Construction chose a mix with 30% Class F fly ash to meet the architectural and performance needs for the Seattle Seahawks Garage and Exhibition Hall. Turner had already completed a number of projects for Seahawks owner Paul Allen (cofounder ...

  • Case study - California sulfate damage awards

    Case study - California sulfate damage awards

    The construction defect trial went against developer Brighton Homes, concrete subcontractor James Mock Inc, and concrete supplier Owl Rock Products, based on negligence to abide by the provisions of the Uniform Building Code (UBC). The significance ...

  • Case study - Point Mugu Naval Airstrip

    Case study - Point Mugu Naval Airstrip

    The runway is located at the Point Mugu Naval Air Station in Southern California. Economy, durability, low shrinkage and high strength were accomplished by reducing the amount of portland cement used in the concrete while utilizing large volumes of ...

  • Case study - Fluidized bed material mitigates acidic mine drainage

    Case study - Fluidized bed material mitigates acidic mine drainage

    Since 1992, Headwaters Resources has used fluidized bed combustion products from the AES Thames Cogeneration Facility in Connecticut to improve the pH of groundwater at an active surface coal mine in Pennsylvania, and for ground contour restoration. ...

  • Case study - High reactivity Metakaolin utilized in high performance Virginia bridge

    Case study - High reactivity Metakaolin utilized in high performance Virginia bridge

    The Virginia Department of Transportation and Marshall Concrete Products have included Headwaters Resources’ HRM modified concrete as one of the high performance concrete mixes for the Virginia DOT “Smart Road” research project. ...

  • Case study - High volume fly ash concrete for Colorado`s ocean journey aquarium

    Case study - High volume fly ash concrete for Colorado`s ocean journey aquarium

    From the visually breathtaking use of shotcrete to create the architectural features of rocks and trees in the Ocean Journey complex, to the 8,500 cubic yards of high performance concrete for the salt-water tanks and the structure in general – ...

  • Case study - Fly ash for stone matrix asphalt in Oregon

    Case study - Fly ash for stone matrix asphalt in Oregon

    Stone Matrix Asphalt (SMA) is the latest low wear, long life asphalt pavement. It has a proven track record in Europe and is growing in popularity with State Department of Transportations across the country. Georgia alone placed over two million ...

  • Case study - Fort Mandan visitor services center

    Case study - Fort Mandan visitor services center

    The North Dakota Lewis & Clark Bicentennial Foundation has created a unique facility for one of the most vital sites on the Lewis & Clark Trail. The new visitor services center at Fort Mandan stands as a showcase for coal combustion ...

  • Case study - High volume fly ash for Texas parks building

    Case study - High volume fly ash for Texas parks building

    Before construction began on the new park headquarters building at Lake Somerville State Park, the Texas Parks & Wildlife Administration decided it had a great opportunity to get involved with sustainable building practices. Using High Volume ...

  • Case study - Fly ash for California’s Olivenhain dam

    Case study - Fly ash for California’s Olivenhain dam

    The Olivenhain Dam will be the first roller compacted concrete (RCC) gravity dam in California and the tallest in North America. At 308 feet tall and 2,552 feet long, the dam used almost 1.5 million cubic yards of RCC and over 152,000 tons of fly ...

  • Case study - Fly ash concrete design for Chicago’s 100-year road structure

    Case study - Fly ash concrete design for Chicago’s 100-year road structure

    After years of heavy use, Wacker Drive, a major two-level viaduct in downtown Chicago, Illinois needed to be rebuilt. The Chicago Department of Transportation (CDOT) set ambitious goals for the $200 million concrete structure because of its central ...

  • Case study - High volume fly ash for the 2 Folsom project

    Case study - High volume fly ash for the 2 Folsom project

    High Volume Fly Ash (HVFA) concrete was successfully used as the cornerstone of this project’s sustainability program. HVFA concrete was aggressively pursued because of its environmental benefits. When fly ash is used in place of cement, ...

  • Case study - High volume fly ash in the Madera project

    Case study - High volume fly ash in the Madera project

    Located on a fully wooded 44-acre site in Gainesville, Florida, directly adjacent to the University of Florida campus, Madera consists of 80 lots being developed by Green Trust, LLC, and built by three builders. In the spring of 2002, selected ...

  • Case study - Fly ash concrete modified strength projects

    Case study - Fly ash concrete modified strength projects

    In order to remain current with sustainable concrete design and construction practices, it is becoming more important to enable ready mix producers to supply innovative performance mixes that contain optimum percentages of fly ash. These mixes can ...