March 2011 Table of Contents

EDITORIAL COMMENT
Editorial Comment A Great Deal, This Month Only

Four columns for the price of one examine new rebar columnists, World of Concrete 2011, new CC.net, and ConExpo/Con-Agg 2011. Read more

NEWS
News & Events PTI Elects 2011 Officers and Board of Directors

The Post-Tensioning Institute has announced new 2011 Officers and additions to the Board of Directors. Read more

News & Events CTLGroup Appoints Green Solutions Practice Chairs

CTLGroup is pleased to announce the appointment of Martha G. VanGeem and David F. Cook as new chairs for its Green Solutions practice. Read more

News & Events Amendment Paves Way for Reasonable Regulations

PCA applauds passage of Congressional resolution to suspend EPA funding. Read more

News & Events TCA Selects Recipients of 2011 Professional Achievement Awards

TCA has announced the recipients of five professional achievement awards presented at TCA’s annual meeting in conjunction with World of Concrete. Read more

News & Events ICRI Announces Dates and Locations for 2011 Certification Program

ICRI announces the dates and locations for the Slab Moisture Testing Technician Certification, Grade I. Read more

CC Accepting CC100 Entries News & Events CC Accepting CC100 Entries

We’re currently accepting entries for Concrete Construction’s Top 100. Entries are due by April 15. Read more

FEATURES
How About a (Second) Lift? Feature How About a (Second) Lift?

Two-lift concrete paving offers potential function and sustainability benefits to the U.S. paving industry. Read more

SPECIAL SECTION
Robert Chaney Artistry in Decorative Concrete Robert Chaney

Truglaze Ltd., Victoria, British Columbia, Canada Read more

Adrian Gascon and Neil Hughes Artistry in Decorative Concrete Adrian Gascon and Neil Hughes

Muud Concrete Design, Los Angeles, Calif. Read more

Joe Quick Artistry in Decorative Concrete Joe Quick

Artistic Concrete Coatings, Wapakoneta, Ohio Read more

Tom Dombalis Artistry in Decorative Concrete Tom Dombalis

Atlantic Coast Concrete, Winston-Salem, N.C. Read more

Ove Nordstrand Artistry in Decorative Concrete Ove Nordstrand

Dekorbetong Ltd., Alesund, Norway Read more

Brandon Gore Artistry in Decorative Concrete Brandon Gore

Gore Design, Tempe, Ariz. Read more

Randell Meredith Artistry in Decorative Concrete Randell Meredith

Perfection Plus Inc., Kernersville, N.C. Read more

Shawn Halverson Artistry in Decorative Concrete Shawn Halverson

Surfacing Solutions Inc., Temecula, Calif. Read more

Rick Lobdell Artistry in Decorative Concrete Rick Lobdell

Concrete Mystique Engraving, Nashville, Tenn. Read more

Concrete Industry Management (CIM) Student Project Artistry in Decorative Concrete Concrete Industry Management (CIM) Student Project

California State University, Chico; Middle Tennessee State University; and New Jersey Institute of Technology Read more

Eugenia Almeida Artistry in Decorative Concrete Eugenia Almeida

A New Hue, Knoxville, Tenn. Read more

Artistry 2011 Artistry in Decorative Concrete Artistry 2011

Find out what unique techniques and concepts artistans presented at the 2011 World of Concrete. Read more

Discovering the Unexpected CC Field Test Discovering the Unexpected

Find out the results of CC's two-year warehouse floor study. Read more

CONCRETE SURFACES
Showroom Shine Concrete Surfaces | Editorial Comment Showroom Shine

Polishers and their customers must work together to maintain floors. Read more

Coating Tilt-Up Concrete Walls Concrete Surfaces | Troubleshooting Coating Tilt-Up Concrete Walls

Procedures for coating concrete surfaces are different from other surfaces, and tilt-up surfaces require special preparation. Read more

Polished Concrete Awards Concrete Surfaces | Polishing Corner Polished Concrete Awards

Concrete Surfaces magazine introduces an awards program for polished concrete. Read more

Concrete Surfaces | Product Selection Guide Product Selection Guide — Polyaspartic Coatings

Selected manufacturers of polyaspartic coatings. Read more

Concrete Surfaces | Product Selection Guide Product Selection Guide — Integral Color & Dye

Select manufacturers of integral color and dye for concrete. Read more

Concrete Surfaces & Decorative Pavilion Concrete Surfaces | Showcase Concrete Surfaces & Decorative Pavilion

Coloring, polishing, and repairing contractors visited exhibitors at the pavilion. Read more

Creating Concrete Stairs Concrete Surfaces | Feature Creating Concrete Stairs

There are three methods for manufacturing concrete stairs. Read more

Maintenance Is Polishing Luncheon Theme Concrete Surfaces | Feature Maintenance Is Polishing Luncheon Theme

Speakers stress the importance of educating owners on maintenance issue. Read more

News & Events PTI Elects 2011 Officers and Board of Directors

The Post-Tensioning Institute has announced new 2011 Officers and additions to the Board of Directors. Read more

News & Events CTLGroup Appoints Green Solutions Practice Chairs

CTLGroup is pleased to announce the appointment of Martha G. VanGeem and David F. Cook as new chairs for its Green Solutions practice. Read more

SLABS ON GRADE
Slabs on Grade That Pesky Moisture Gradient, Part 4

Now that complex chemistry and the structure of cement paste has been outlined, Allen Face draws some conclusions. Read more

JOBSITE PRODUCTS
Innovation Plentiful at ConExpo-Con/Agg 2011 Jobsite Products Innovation Plentiful at ConExpo-Con/Agg 2011

More than 2000 exhibitors are expected at this year's show, showcasing the latest industry innovations. Read more

Maeda USA Mini Cranes Jobsite Products Maeda USA Mini Cranes

This series of mini-cranes features operating capacities between 3800 to 10,800 lbs., and lift heights up to 68 ft. Read more

Bobcat T770 Compact Track Loader Jobsite Products Bobcat T770 Compact Track Loader

The T770 compact track loader offers vertical-lift path arms and a height-to-hinge pin measurement of 132 in. Read more

US Radar Seeker SPR Self-Penetrating Radar Jobsite Products US Radar Seeker SPR Self-Penetrating Radar

The Seeker SPR subsurface penetrating radar system can read through surfaces such as concrete, brick, and more. Read more

Wacker Neuson DF 16 Rebar Tier Jobsite Products Wacker Neuson DF 16 Rebar Tier

The DF 16 rebar tier provides contractors increased speed, efficiency, and ease of binding concrete reinforcing steel. Read more

Stanley Hydraulic Tools F16 Remote Controlled Demo Robot Jobsite Products Stanley Hydraulic Tools F16 Remote Controlled Demo Robot

The F16 Remote Controlled Demolition Robot is designed for dismantling concrete slabs, stairwells, walls, and other interior structures. Read more

Robin America Inc./Subaru SGX3500 Commercial Generators Jobsite Products Robin America Inc./Subaru SGX3500 Commercial Generators

The SGX3500 offers 3500 watts with a 4-gal. fuel tank providing eight hours of continuous run time. Read more

Backhoe Loader Jobsite Products Backhoe Loader

Designed to excel in digging, reaching, lifting, and loading applications, the TLB840 backhoe loader is powered by an 88-hp engine. Read more

Schwing America S 36 X Truck-Mounted Boom Pump Jobsite Products Schwing America S 36 X Truck-Mounted Boom Pump

The S 36 X truck-mounted boom pump includes an updated torsion subframe, X-style outriggers, and slewing gear bearing turntable. Read more

Gehl V330 Skid Loader Jobsite Products Gehl V330 Skid Loader

The V330 Skid Loader offers 131 in. of near-vertical lift height, an 84-hp turbo-diesel engine, and an operating capacity of 3300 lbs. Read more

KCMA Corp. 42ZV-2 Compact Wheel Loaders Jobsite Products KCMA Corp. 42ZV-2 Compact Wheel Loaders

Two compact wheel loaders, the 0.78 cu./yd. 42ZV-2 loader, and the 1.18 cu./yd. 45ZV-2 loader come complete with Tier 4 interim compliant engines. Read more

EarthCam 288-Megapixel Panorama Wireless Webcam Jobsite Products EarthCam 288-Megapixel Panorama Wireless Webcam

A 288-megapixel panorama wireless webcam provides live video and HD images of a jobsite or construction project. Read more

Dexter + Chaney Spectrum Construction Software Jobsite Products Dexter + Chaney Spectrum Construction Software

Construction Software includes 28 integrated modules for construction project management and much more. Read more

Maxwell Systems ProContractorMX Jobsite Products Maxwell Systems ProContractorMX

ProContractorMX provides contractors start-to-end control of business operations. Read more

Global Crane Sales/Zoomlion RT 60 and RT 80 Rough Terrain Cranes Jobsite Products Global Crane Sales/Zoomlion RT 60 and RT 80 Rough Terrain Cranes

Two rough terrain crane models the RT 60 and RT 80 are rated at 60 and 80 tons, respectively. Read more

Gomaco 4400 Barrier Machine Jobsite Products Gomaco 4400 Barrier Machine

The 4400 Barrier Machine features a new frame design for right- and left-side slipforming. Read more

Curb Fox Equipment Cub Fox 3000 Slipform Paver Jobsite Products Curb Fox Equipment Cub Fox 3000 Slipform Paver

An optional belt conveyor can increase productivity of the Cub Fox 3000 slipform paver. Read more

Case Construction Equipment 721F Wheel Loader Jobsite Products Case Construction Equipment 721F Wheel Loader

Faster acceleration, quicker cycle times, and higher travel speeds are features of the 721F wheel loader. Read more

Putzmeister America Inc. MX 43/47Z-Meter Truck-Mounted Placing Boom Jobsite Products Putzmeister America Inc. MX 43/47Z-Meter Truck-Mounted Placing Boom

With a 138 ft. 1 in. horizontal reach, the five-section MX 43/47Z-meter truck-mounted placing boom is one of the largest booms in the industry that does not require counterweight. Read more

Wacker Neuson LTW 20Z3 Light Tower Jobsite Products Wacker Neuson LTW 20Z3 Light Tower

Powered by a diesel engine equipped with a 57-gal. fuel tank, the LTW 20Z3 light tower is ideal for applications where long hours of unattended running on the jobsite are expected. Read more

Mini Hydraulic Excavator  Mini Hydraulic Excavator

The 303E CR expands the Cat mini excavator line and gives buyers more choice in the 2.5-3.5 metric ton size class. Read more

Software Suite for Tablet Jobsite Products Software Suite for Tablet

The field layout software suite that includes Field Link for MEP and Structures can be used on the Table Rugged PC to review data in a 3D environment on the jobsite. Read more

PRODUCTS SOLVING PROBLEMS
Reconstructing History Products Solving Problems Reconstructing History

When the Kennebee River Arch Bridge needed replacing, a unique modern design was chosen to replace it. Read more

PROBLEM CLINIC
When to Begin Block Construction on a Slab Edge Problem Clinic When to Begin Block Construction on a Slab Edge

How soon can block wall construction begin on the edge of a concrete slab foundation? Read more

Problem Clinic Removing Burlap Stains

For a concrete plaza surrounding a large sculpture, the engineer specified a wet cure. The contractor used burlap to keep the concrete wet while it cured, but the burlap left some ugly stains. Can you recommend a way for us to get rid of the stains? Read more

Problem Clinic Concrete and Pet Waste

What can we do to eliminate the effects dog waste products have on the concrete floors of our kennels? Read more

Raising the Bar Safely Working with Rebar Raising the Bar Safely

When working on complex infrastructure projects with considerable rebar, safety is essential. Read more

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