Articles Tagged with ''sustainability''

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

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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

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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.
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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

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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

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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

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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.
By Susan Sutton
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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

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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

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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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Readers Most Interested in PPG Starphire News

Last week, PPG’s announcement regarding production of its Starphire ultra-clear glass drew the most interest.
By Susan Sutton
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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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