Rick Yelton is Editor at Large for World of Concrete, an Informa Exhibitions event. Prior to his role with World of Concrete, Yelton had been an editor for several Hanley Wood publications. Rick is an active member of several concrete industry associations. A graduate of the University of Missouri-Rolla with a B.S. in mining engineering, he also earned an M.B.A. in operations management and international business from St. Louis University. Contact Rick via email.
As the market for decorative concrete grows, contractors are becoming more sophisticated. Instead of specializing in just one technique (stamping, etching, etc.), they’re combining products and techniques to give customers exactly what they want. Here’s how two countries are attempting to standardize performance expectations.
The showcase was a hands-on education/demonstration area where attendees learned how to properly use personal fall protection equipment and review the three vital components that make up a complete fall protection system—anchorage, body support, and means of connection.