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ASTM Cement Committee adds subcommittee on sustainability assessment.

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May 10, 2012 - Current members of ASTM International Committees C01 on Cement and C09 on Concrete and Concrete Aggregates, as well as other interested parties, are invited to join new C01 subcommittee, C01.98 on Sustainability Assessment. Scope of C01.98 is to support development and maintenance of standards related to methodologies and metrics for assessing sustainability in manufacture and use of hydraulic cement.

ASTM International - West Conshohocken, PA

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ASTM Cement Committee Invites Participation in New Cement Sustainability Subcommittee

Press release date: May 8, 2012

W. CONSHOHOCKEN, Pa., - Current members of ASTM International Committees C01 on Cement and C09 on Concrete and Concrete Aggregates, and other interested parties, are invited to join a new C01 subcommittee, C01.98 on Sustainability Assessment. The scope of C01.98 is to support the development and maintenance of standards related to methodologies and metrics for assessing sustainability in the manufacture and use of hydraulic cement. The new subcommittee will coordinate its activities with C09, in addition to providing liaison with ASTM Committee E60 on Sustainability. While standards developed by C01.98 will be under the jurisdiction C01, members of C09 are being asked to participate since they promulgate standards that are impacted by the sustainability assessment activity. The first C01.98 meeting will take place on June 28 from 5 to 6 p.m., during the C01 meetings at the ASTM June committee week in San Diego, Calif. All interested parties are invited to attend. ASTM International welcomes and encourages participation in the development of its standards. For more information on becoming an ASTM member, visit www.astm.org/JOIN. ASTM International is one of the largest international standards development and delivery systems in the world. ASTM International meets the World Trade Organization (WTO) principles for the development of international standards: coherence, consensus, development dimension, effectiveness, impartiality, openness, relevance and transparency. ASTM standards are accepted and used in research and development, product testing, quality systems and commercial transactions. For more news in this sector, visit astm.org/sn-construction or follow us on Twitter @ASTMBuildings. ASTM Committee C01 Next Meeting: June 27-29, 2012, June Committee Week, San Diego, Calif.
Technical Contact: Nicholas J. Popoff, St. Marys Cement, Detroit, Mich., Phone: 313-849-4566; nipopoff@comcast.net

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