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Apply Now for the 2021-22 John Ries Scholarship

by Abigail Gabbard | July 27, 2021 | New report release |

The Expanded Shale, Clay, and Slate Institute (ESCSI) is pleased to announce the John Ries Scholarship inAcademic Year 2021-22 for undergraduate and graduate students in civil engineering or closely relatedmajors.The ESCSI is the international trade...

New Video: Pumping Lightweight Concrete

by Abigail Gabbard | July 27, 2021 | New report release |

Structural lightweight concrete has been placed in structures over 70 stories high. Expand your understanding and knowledge of what it takes to successfully pump concrete by following these guidelines. A must know before your next project. Check out...

New Webinar: Stormwater Solutions with ESCS Engineered Media

by Abigail Gabbard | June 23, 2021 | New report release |

Join us for a new webinar, Stormwater Solutions with ESCS Engineered Media, on Tues. July 20, 2021 at 10:00 am CT. In this session, you will learn about the characteristics of expanded shale, clay and slate (ESCS) engineered media and why they are i...

New Video: How Lightweight Block Enhances EVERY CMU Wall Property

by Abigail Gabbard | June 18, 2021 | New report release |

Lightweight block outperforms other wall systems in installation efficiency, structural performance, fire resistance, durability, energy performance and exceeds minimum code requirements. It provides ergonomic benefits during construction and brings...

New Publication Release: ESCS Engineered Media for Sustainable Soil and Healthy Roots

by Abigail Gabbard | June 5, 2021 | New report release |

Healthy soils are the foundation for all successful landscapes. They are generally composed of 25% pore space for air, 25% pore space for water, 45% mineral content and 5% organics, roots, and microbes. Healthy soils are often found in undisturbed f...