Second Contest Winner… Next Quiz Question!

We have our second big winner!  Mark Connelly of CalPortland Company – a construction materials provider based in southern California – was selected at random from the 11 correct responders to last week’s coal ash question.

But before we get to his correct response, here is the contest question for this week:

What is the name of the world’s tallest building – which happened to use coal fly ash in its construction?

If you think you know the answer, e-mail it along with your name and contact information to

Last week’s question was: What historic site in North Dakota hosts the nation’s most comprehensive demonstration of the variety of ways coal ash can be recycled in building materials?

The correct answer:  The Headwaters Fort Mandan Visitor Center in Washburn, North Dakota.  This remarkable building on the banks of the Missouri River welcomes visitors to the site where Lewis and Clark spent the winter of 1804-05. Nearly every component of the visitor center’s construction contains coal combustion products.  Learn more by clicking here:

Congratulations, Mark!


Posted by: on: Feb 18, 2010 @ 01:19