January 2011 Table of Contents

WEB EXCLUSIVE
Let's Talk Infrastructure at Women in Concrete 2011 Web Exclusive Let's Talk Infrastructure at Women in Concrete 2011

Infrastructure is a hot topic in the concrete industry, and the focus of this year's event. Read more

Tilt-Up Offers Sustainable Option Web Exclusive Tilt-Up Offers Sustainable Option

Choosing this construction method offers builders a variety of sustainable opportunities. Read more

Lessening the Load on Infrastructure Web Exclusive Lessening the Load on Infrastructure

A new innovative technology is helping to erect bridges quickly and sustainably. Read more

EDITORIAL COMMENT
Editorial Comment WOC 2011 Top 10 Events

A review of the Top 10 events at the 2011 World of Concrete as chosen by Concrete Construction. Read more

NEWS
News & Events ESI Enters Industry

ESI is a new manufacturing company started by Roger Euliss, along with former Multiquip personnel. Read more

News and Events MIT Research on Concrete Released

MIT recently released preliminary research findings that will help set a new standard in life-cycle assessment (LCA) modeling for building materials. Read more

FEATURES
Concrete Highlights of Las Vegas World of Concrete Concrete Highlights of Las Vegas

While at WOC, you might like to visit some of the significant concrete projects in Vegas. Read more

McCarran International Airport Concrete Highlights of Las Vegas McCarran International Airport

The eight-level, 6000-car parking structure spans approximately 270x1024 feet, enclosing about 2.3 million square feet. Read more

Interstate 15 Design/Build Project Concrete Highlights of Las Vegas Interstate 15 Design/Build Project

The $246 million I-15 reconstruction includes a widened freeway, new auxiliary roads, interchanges, bridge sections, and sounds walls. Read more

The Palazzo Resort Concrete Highlights of Las Vegas The Palazzo Resort

The Palazzo Resort, at the time of its completion in 2008, was the world’s largest LEED-certified building. Read more

Hoover Dam/Hoover Dam Bypass Concrete Highlights of Las Vegas Hoover Dam/Hoover Dam Bypass

The iconic and impressive Hoover Dam, is now 75 years old, and the spectacular concrete arch bridge that hovers 900 feet above the Colorado River has been opened. Read more

Las Vegas Valley Water District & Desert Living Center Concrete Highlights of Las Vegas Las Vegas Valley Water District & Desert Living Center

The Las Vegas Valley Water District’s Springs Preserve complex is located alongside Highway 95, and includes a pump station, walking trails, botanical gardens, and the Desert Living Center. Read more

The New American Home Concrete Highlights of Las Vegas The New American Home

The luxurious four-story, 8800-square-foot house billed as the 2009 New American Home featured an ICF system and used 1000 cu. yds. of concrete. Read more

Stratosphere Tower Concrete Highlights of Las Vegas Stratosphere Tower

The Stratosphere Las Vegas Tower is the tallest freestanding observation tower in the United States, soaring 1149 feet above the ground. Read more

CityCenter Concrete Highlights of Las Vegas CityCenter

CityCenter is an ambitious, $7.8 billion, high-density mixed-use project developed by MGM Resorts International on 67 acres between the Bellagio and Monte Carlo resorts. Read more

ACI 117 Tolerance Conflicts Feature ACI 117 Tolerance Conflicts

Identifying who's responsible for ACI 117 tolerances can cause conflicts. Here are some suggestions. Read more

Driveway Finish Trends Feature Driveway Finish Trends

Homeowners are demanding more when they replace their driveways. In turn, finish options are expanding. Read more

Sharing for the Better 2010 Top Influencers Sharing for the Better

Concrete Construction magazine's selections for most influential people in 2010. Read more

Dick Stehly 2010 Top Influencer Dick Stehly

This Top Influencer of 2010 mentored, encouraged, and grew our industry. Read more

Joe Neuber 2010 Top Influencer Joe Neuber

This Top Influencer of 2010 says, "If I can do it, anybody can." Read more

Jack Gibbons 2010 Top Influencer Jack Gibbons

This Top Influencer of 2010 markets the values and benefits of concrete. Read more

Chris Forster 2010 Top Influencer Chris Forster

This Top Influencer of 2010 manages client relationships. Read more

Allen Face 2010 Top Influencer Allen Face

This Top Influencer of 2010 helps us understand the realities of floor construction. Read more

Welcome to the New ConcreteConstruction.net Feature Welcome to the New ConcreteConstruction.net

Check out our brand new website and find out about the enhancements and improvements. Read more

CONCRETE SURFACES
News & Events WOC 2011 Starts The Year Off Strong

World of Concrete 2011 provided crucial educational and networking opportunities for exhibitors and attendees. Read more

Preventing Cracks in Walls Concrete Surfaces | Troubleshooting Preventing Cracks in Walls

Elastomeric wall coatings bridge concrete surface cracks and hide them from view. Read more

Concrete Surfaces | Polishing Corner Polishing Position Paper Planned

After gathering information, a polishing position paper will be written. Read more

Concrete Surfaces | Product Selection Guide Repair Epoxies

Epoxy offers a versatile, quick, and affordable concrete repair solution. Fix problem areas with products such as crack injection epoxies, epoxy patching mortars and pastes, and gel epoxies. Read more

News & Events WOC 2011 Starts The Year Off Strong

World of Concrete 2011 provided crucial educational and networking opportunities for exhibitors and attendees. Read more

Evaluating Flatness and Levelness when Polishing Concrete Concrete Surfaces | Feature Evaluating Flatness and Levelness when Polishing Concrete

Flatness and levelness are important factors for building owners. Read more

UV Curing Speeds Project Completion uxrqqcrsxeybwdzwucufxsrfqxwttece Concrete Surfaces | Feature UV Curing Speeds Project Completion

Speed, durability, and sustainability are some of UV curing's benefits. Read more

NEWS & EVENTS
IGGA Announces Annual Award Winners IGGA Announces Annual Award Winners

Recipients were honored for lasting contributions made to the grooving, grinding and concrete pavement preservation/restoration industry. Read more

SLABS ON GRADE
Slabs on Grade That Pesky Moisture Gradient, Part 2

Learn about the four different molecules that make up raw cement particles. Read more

PRODUCTS SOLVING PROBLEMS
Wireless Dowel Drill Units Products Solving Problems Wireless Dowel Drill Units

Use of a wireless dowel drill unit helps promote operator safety and comfort, as well as production on the jobsite. Read more

PROBLEM CLINIC
Problem Clinic Superflat Floors

What are "superflat" floors? Read more

SUSTAINABILITY
Problem Clinic Aggregate Moisture Content

What does the term "saturated surface dry" mean in relation to concrete aggregates? Read more

Other Articles
Reinforcing Congestion Reinforcing Congestion

Learn about the history of reinforced concrete structures and how specifying such structures is being handled today. Read more

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