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  • Preview: CIM's Signature Auction Item

    The Concrete Industry Management program is pleased to announce that the signature item for their 10th annual auction at World of Concrete...

     
  • General contractor McCarthy Building Companies joined with the projects concrete contractor and engineer to inform the owner of the potential benefits of building with concrete versus steel. We looked at all the factors the owner would be interested in from flexibility in the future to cost, and were able to show concrete was a viable option for the Banner Estrella project, says Chris Jacobsen, vice president of business development for McCarthys Southwest Division.

    10 Can't-Miss Projects From 2014

    Here's a closer look at some of the most interesting concrete projects we covered in 2014.

     
  • Welders at $100 an Hour?

    "We're all competing for the same limited workforce," says John Floren, chief executive officer of Vancouver-based Methanex Corp. "The only...

     
 
 

2015 World of Concrete

Get all the news and information you need about 2015 World of Concrete in Las Vegas, NV!


 

Web Exclusives

  • Contractors are finding more opportunities in concrete countertops and are seeking mixes that set and gain strength faster than portland cement.

    Concrete Countertop Cement

    Contractors are finding more opportunities in this decorative concrete niche market and are seeking mixes that set and gain strength faster...

     
  • Energy-Efficient Construction

    Easy-to-install slab edge insulation solution saves time and money for Kansas Habitat for Humanity chapter.

     
  • Curb demolition on existing structure in Corredor Sur, exposing existing 15-year-old strip seal joints in preparation of bridge widening for the Tocumen Airports New Access.

    Panama Airport Expansion

    Airport project included expanding the passenger terminal by 224,200 square feet, and updating boarding bridges, escalators, baggage...

     
 
 
 

Voices

Concrete Insights

Editor-in-Chief Bill Palmer's insights into the concrete industry.

Guest Blogger

Every once in a while we will give our readers a chance to voice their opinions and insight.

Uncommon Sense

A colorful look into the concrete industry from Craig Cottongim.

Contractor Tips

Damian Lang gives helpful tips to contractors.

 
 
 

Project of the Month

CC's Project of the Month Contest

CC’s Project of the Month is an opportunity for you to showcase your latest work!


 
 
 

The Current Issue

December 2014

Frost Frees: Building Frost-Protected Shallow Foundations; Construction Options for Safe Rooms; Excavators.

 
 
 
 

From the Archives

Read through CC's extensive archives to see how the industry has changed, and how it's remained the same.

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    From the Archives...

    For our 50th anniversary, Concrete Construction takes a look back to our own beginnings by pulling some of our favorite products of...

     
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    Polypropylene Fibers

    Around 1960, the industry began investigating the use of synthetic fibers to improve the performance of concrete.

     
 

Buyer's Guide

2014 Buyer's Guide

 
 
 
 

 

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