Articles Tagged with ''sustainability''

Inside CI: Something from Nothing

Researchers are working to harness waste heat from cars, planes and industrial processes in order to produce electricity.
August 1, 2014

It’s the dream of flea market aficionados everywhere—to find something of value in what otherwise might just get thrown away. Similarly, cars, airplanes and industrial processes throw away waste heat every day, and researchers are working to harness that energy in order to produce electricity.


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Wind Power Expected to Supply over 7% of Worldwide Electricity by 2018

July 31, 2014

Headwinds in several key markets, including the U.S. and Spain, slowed growth in the global wind power market dramatically in 2013.


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AGC to Reduce Annual CO2 Emissions in 2020

July 25, 2014

Asahi Glass Co. (AGC) recently announced that it will enable the avoidance of as much as six times the AGC Group’s own annual CO2 emissions in 2020 through its energy-saving and energy-creating products.


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Alumina Application in Oncology Equipment is Top News

An application for alumina in the treatment of cancer drew the most reader interest last week.
July 14, 2014

This weekly roundup highlights the ceramic, glass, brick and related news stories that garnered the most attention during the previous week.


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Owens Corning Releases Eighth Annual Sustainability Report

July 9, 2014

Owens Corning announced significant progress toward achieving its 2020 environmental footprint goals, and declared its intentions to expand its handprint beyond the walls of its facilities.


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Saint-Gobain's SageGlass Manufacturing Facility Achieves LEED Gold Certification

July 2, 2014

The high-volume facility that manufactures dynamically tintable SageGlass®, a product of Saint-Gobain, has achieved Gold certification under the U.S. Green Building Council’s (USGBC) Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED®) rating system.


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AGC Awarded Silver Class CSR Rating

July 1, 2014

Asahi Glass Co. (AGC) was recently awarded a Silver Class rating for the first time in the 2014 CSR survey of RobecoSAM (based in Switzerland), reportedly the world’s leading socially responsible investment (SRI) rating company.


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Morgan Advanced Materials Acquisition is Top News

Readers last week were most interested in Morgan Advanced Materials’ acquisition of Porextherm Dämmstoffe GmbH.
June 30, 2014

This weekly roundup highlights the ceramic, glass, brick and related news stories that garnered the most attention during the previous week.


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PPG: Optigray Glass

June 25, 2014

PPG Industries recently introduced OPTIGRAY® glass, an ultra-neutral, warm-light-gray glass designed to maximize light transmittance and clarity, and to work with SOLARBAN® coated, solar control, low-emissivity (low-e) glasses to enhance solar control performance.


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U.S. Silica Sustainability Program Reaches Key Milestones

June 23, 2014
U.S. Silica recently released its fourth annual sustainability report, At Our Core, which tracks the company’s progress during 2013 and as it works toward near- and long-term goals.

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