HOUSTON, TX -- (Marketwire) -- 06/12/12 -- Central Concrete, a U.S. Concrete Company, has been selected to supply its high-performing, low-CO2 concrete for the new San Francisco 49ers Stadium.
In choosing Central Concrete, the San Francisco 49ers and the Turner/Devcon Construction team are demonstrating their commitment to sustainability. Central is recognized for engineering higher-performing concrete compared to traditional concrete, while using materials that reduce the structure's carbon footprint.
Central will be supplying an estimated 80,000 cubic yards of concrete for the auger cast piles and the overall stadium structure. The mixes selected are expected to reduce the overall carbon footprint by 23 million pounds of CO2.
With locations serving major construction markets in the United States (California, Texas and Mid-Atlantic), U.S. Concrete's operating companies have been able to effectively meet the challenges inherent in large-scale projects. The company has supplied concrete for such ultra-green signature, high profile projects as the San Francisco Public Utilities Headquarters, San Francisco Academy of Sciences, and One World Trade Center.
ABOUT U.S. CONCRETE
U.S. Concrete services the construction industry in several major markets in the United States through its two business segments: ready-mixed concrete and concrete-related products; and precast concrete. The company has 94 fixed and 11 portable ready-mixed concrete plants, seven precast concrete plants and seven producing aggregates facilities. During 2011, these plant facilities produced approximately 4.0 million cubic yards of ready-mixed concrete from continuing operations and 3.0 million tons of aggregates. For more information on U.S. Concrete, visit http://www.us-concrete.com.