The winning projects of the Holcim Awards 2014 for North America are at the cutting edge of efficiency and innovation in sustainable construction. The top prize went to a water supply and flood mitigation project in Las Vegas designed by Amy Mielke and Caitlin Taylor. BIG's urban flood-protection concept for lower Manhattan was conferred the silver Award, and a zero-carbon compostable structure recently on display at MoMA New York designed by David Benjamin received bronze. Canadian projects were honored in the Acknowledgement and Next Generation category.
Dufferin Concrete, a division of Holcim Canada Inc. launched its new mobile truck-tracking application. The app provides real-time information giving Dufferin Concrete's customers an effective tool to manage concrete pours.