Sustainable Development at Demix

Demix Agrégats, Demix Béton and Demix Construction, divisions of CRH Canada Group Inc., are fully committed to CRH Canada's sustainable development, responsible stewardship of the natural environment and social responsibility initiatives.

This section is dedicated to sharing our initiatives that support that commitment. We encourage you to bookmark this section and visit us regularly to learn about our latest activities.

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The reconstruction of the St. Jerome section of northbound Highway 15 in 2008 involved the demolition and rebuilding of a nearly sixty meter- long structure overlooking the North River. Demix Construction completed this project using work methods designed to prevent any impact on the river.

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LEED certification recognizes buildings that are environmentally friendly in their construction and use. The use of concrete can help in obtaining LEED certification points. Read this article to find out more about the certification process and the role that concrete can play.

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LEED Drummondville
Demix Béton is proud to be the concrete supplier for the first construction project in Drummondville to obtain the LEED certification. Lead by Les Constructions Allard inc., on behalf of Waste Management, the building will be used as an education center to help facilitate the integration of young people with learning difficulties in the labour market.

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The burner of our main plant in Laval, dating back to the 1970s, has been replaced with a new, high-performance model. This change will have a positive environmental impact.

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Concrete pour at Evergreen
Concrete is a construction material that offers sustainable solutions in terms of energy conservation and reduced air pollution. What's more, current methods help minimize the negative impact of concrete production on the environment. All this makes concrete a "green" choice.

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Aggregate rock
Rocks are divided into three main families-sedimentary, igneous, and metamorphic-according to their origin, time of formation, and intrinsic properties. In this article, you will learn more about the characteristics of each type of rock and which ones can be used in the construction industry.

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