1. Recycled plastic spheres replace concrete in sustainability tour de force

    The U.S. partners have a concrete project in the works. Next month, thousands of Meredith-Springfield plastics spheres, made from plastics recyclate, will be set into steel wire cages at Barker Steel for subsequent shipping in tower crane-ready bundles for use in concrete slabs in new building construction. One of those buildings will be the brand-new Miami Art Museum (MAM). For the MAM project, the spheres are sized 225mm and 270 mm. The Cobiax productline calls for 13 different sizes of spheres, depending on the thickness of the concrete slabs.
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