Eco Material site to convert ash into concrete for bridges, roads, and other key infrastructure needs, reducing pollution in the process Arizona State Rep. Quang Nguyen is scheduled to attend the grand opening of the Kirkland Pozzolan Mine in Yavapai County, Arizona on Tuesday, June 21st at 11am.
The 100 acre site provides natural materials that will be used in concrete to build bridges, roads, buildings, and other key infrastructure needs throughout the region. These materials will replace the more common Portland cement, which is a major source of pollution accounting for 8% of global carbon emissions.
Governor Doug Ducey’s natural resources policy advisor Buchanan Davis is also scheduled to attend, along with a representative from the office of Senator Mark Kelly, Yavapai County Supervisor Harry Oberg, trade industry officials, and plant employees.
Kirkland Mine is initially employing 15 local full-time workers in well-paying career positions, and up to 30 in total. The site is operated by Eco Material, which is bringing wireless internet service to the surrounding community, planting new trees, and generating significant tax revenue for the state.
Eco Material is a leading producer of sustainable cement alternatives in the U.S., serving over 4000 unique customer locations from its 100+ sites across 45 states. Eco Material is also the leading marketer and distributor of fly ash, with an approximately 50% volume share in the U.S. The company has a patented technology to convert fly ash and other materials into innovative, near-zero carbon building materials.
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