Lightweight Aggregate Provides Performance and Design Flexibility for Breakwater

Product:
Expanded Shale

Lightweight Aggregate Provides Performance and Design Flexibility for Breakwater

A 1,440 foot-long floating concrete breakwater was constructed in the state of Washington using lightweight aggregate produced at Boulder, Colorado. The $8 million breakwater project was designed for the Port of Bremerton Marina to attenuate wind driven waves and ferry wakes. Additionally, it was designed to upgrade the marina’s boat capacity, and enlarge the waterfront public space extending from an upland public park area.

HydroLite Lightweight Aggregate Plays Key Role in Record-Breaking Structure

Product:
HydroLite

HydroLite Lightweight Aggregate Plays Key Role in Record-Breaking Structure

As if constructing the tallest building in the western U.S. weren’t enough of an accolade, Korean Air recently set a record when a new addition to its property portfolio set an official Guinness World Record for the highest volume of concrete placed within an 18-hour period. Situated in the heart of Los Angeles, the building’s contractors placed more than 80 million pounds of concrete for the new 73-story InterContinental Hotel that’s set to open for business in 2017.

Riverlite Used in New Orleans Veterans Hospital Project

Product:
Riverlite®

Riverlite Used in New Orleans Veterans Hospital Project

Riverlite®, an expanded clay lightweight aggregate produced by Trinity Lightweight, is providing structural and cost saving advantages for the Department of Veteran Affairs’ 30-acre, state-of-the-art medical facility in New Orleans, Louisiana. The old facility was severely damaged by flooding during Hurricane Katrina.

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