SCA Highlights Slag Cement Projects

The Slag Cement Association (SCA) announced the winners of its 2023 Slag Cement in Sustainable Concrete Awards. Eleven construction projects and one research project were honored during the Spring ACI Concrete Convention in New Orleans.

“It has been a great privilege to honor so many unique and innovative projects at this year’s Slag Cement in Sustainable Concrete Awards,” said SCA Marketing Director Nick Brimley. “The awards program not only recognizes excellence in concrete construction but also shows the pivotal role slag cement plays in advancing sustainability within our built environment.”

The construction project winners by category:

  • Infrastructure: Race Street Bridge, Catasauqua, Pa., Heidelberg Materials; and Wixom Assembly Park, Wixom, Mich., St Marys Cement.
  • High Performance: 333 North Water, Milwaukee, Wis., St Marys Cement; and Excellerate Manufacturing, Appleton, Wis., St Marys Cement.
  • Architectural: University of Wyoming Park Garage & Police Department, Laramie, Wyo., Skyway Cement; and Whitman-Walker at St. Elizabeth’s Max Robinson Center, Washington, D.C., Heidelberg Materials.
  • Durability: Hillman Garage, Annapolis, Md., Heidelberg Materials; and RIU Hotel Chicago, Chicago, Skyway Cement.
  • Innovative Applications: Art House Condominiums 200 Central, St. Petersburg, Fla., Argos; and Duck Lake Country Club, Albion, Mich., Holcim.
  • Lower Carbon Concrete: Manor West River, Tampa, Fla., Argos.

“Utilization of Supplementary Cementitious Materials for Cementing Enhanced Geothermal Wells” by Lyn Zemberekci of Cornell University won the Michael Thomas Research Award. The project is aimed at understanding the behavior of cement slurries that contain a high-volume replacement of supplementary cementitious materials, specifically grade 100 ground granulated blast-furnace slag, fly ash and silica flour.

More information on the winning construction and research projects can be found here

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