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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...

New Publication Release: Fire Resistance of ESCS Structural Lightweight Concrete

by Abigail Gabbard | May 24, 2021 | New report release |

ESCSI has released a new publication, "Fire Resistance of ESCS Structural Lightweight Concrete." ...

New Webinar: How Lightweight Block Enhances EVERY CMU Wall Property

by Abigail Gabbard | May 4, 2021 | New report release |

Join us for a new webinar, How Lightweight Block Enhances EVERY CMU Wall Property, on Wed. May 19, 2021 at 10:00 am CT with Kevin Cavanaugh. Lightweight block outperforms other wall systems in installation efficiency, structural performance, fire re...

Announcing the 2021-22 John Ries Scholarship

by Abigail Gabbard | April 16, 2021 | New report release |

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