The American Concrete Institute (ACI) has an annual awards program for outstanding concrete construction projects. This year Skyway Slag Cement was part of the team that received the second place award for High Rise Structures. Second Place – High-Rise Structures The Reed at Southbank, Chicago, IL, USA. The Reed at Southbank is the first high-rise […]
Skyway Slag Cement was recently mentioned in the October issue of Concrete Products Magazine Titled “Pole Power”. This article discusses a new plant Valmont Utilities recently built in Bristol, IN that produces concrete spun prestressed power transmission and distribution poles. This new plant is the springboard for carbon reduction using IL cement and slag cement […]
Skyway Cement donated the slag cement to Youngstown State University for their concrete canoe competition. The slag cement was used to innovate a slag cement-hydrated lime concrete mix with no Portland Cement which the competition judges raved about the sustainable mix. They finished second at the national competition and received first overall for the product.
When: Tuesday, September 12, 2023 | 11:00AM-1:00PM EST Where: ACI Headquarters in Farmington Hills, Michigan. The ACI Greater Michigan Chapter, together with SCA member company St Marys Cement invites you to join speaker Shawn Kaylin as he presents the session, “Slag Cement’s Role in Sustainable Low-Carbon Concrete.” The session will be held on Tuesday, September […]
U.S. 2022 slag cement shipments were slightly below 2021 at 4.1 million short tons. Because of the performance characteristics, the demand for slag cement will continue to grow. To keep up with the demand new plants and imports will continue to grow as well.
Slag Cement University is a central source of educational resources on slag cement use in concrete construction for university professors and students. Professors can easily incorporate the content of Slag Cement University into existing construction management course material. Content was curated and developed by SCA members and staff to provide an overview of the applications, […]
Skyway Slag Cement has posted a new SCA Technical Information Sheet on “Slag Cement and Portland Limestone Cement in Concrete”. This can be found under Our Product drop down Using IL Cement. This article explains that slag cement and IL cement are very compatible and can improve concrete performance.
Skyway Slag Cement now has their Environmental Product Declaration (EPD) document. Go to the Sustainability tab to download this document.
Skyway Slag Cement Plant celebrates 17 years without a lost time incident.
The Slag Cement Association has released a mix design and cement efficiency model template for industry use. The downloadable Excel model consists of two components; a mix design calculator and cement efficiency evaluator. The purpose of the mix design calculator is to aid the user in proportioning a combination of available materials to produce concrete. […]