August 2013 Table of Contents

WEB EXCLUSIVE
McCarthy Completes Concrete Parking Structure for Soka University

This new concrete parking facility will hold 677 cars and feature a design that harmonizes with Soka University’s campus. Read more

Shotcrete 101

From the beginning, shotcrete has been an interesting development in the concrete industry. Thanks to technological advancements, it is more widely used today. Read more

FEATURES
Getting an Edge in Construction with BIM Getting an Edge in Construction with BIM

Robotic total stations provide many advantages in construction layout. Frazier Masonry has adopted the technology for standard layout tasks. Read more

Orchestrating Architectural Concrete Orchestrating Architectural Concrete

Thousands of examples of breathtaking concrete structures prove that beyond providing strength, durability, sustainability, and economy, concrete can be a medium of artistic expression. Architectural concrete allows that to happen. Read more

JOBSITE PRODUCTS
W.R. Meadows + Rezi-Weld Gel Paste State concrete anchoring and repair W.R. Meadows + Rezi-Weld Gel Paste State concrete anchoring and repair

Use Rezi-Weld Gel Paste State construction epoxy for concrete anchoring and restoration projects. Read more

Sascho + Slab concrete crack repair sealant Sascho + Slab concrete crack repair sealant

Slab concrete crack repair sealant combines the durability, flexibility, and adhesion you need for lasting concrete crack repairs. Read more

Roadware Inc. + 10 Minute Concrete Mender Off-White Roadware Inc. + 10 Minute Concrete Mender Off-White

New 10 Minute Concrete Mender Off-White allows you to add your own sand, aggregate, and polishing dust to make polished concrete repairs that nearly match the surrounding concrete. Read more

Rhino Linings + Concrete Solutions Quick Set Patch Mix Rhino Linings + Concrete Solutions Quick Set Patch Mix

Concrete Solutions Quick Set Patch Mix is a fast drying, non-shrink patching compound for existing concrete surfaces. Read more

Quikrete + High Strength Anchoring Epoxy Quikrete + High Strength Anchoring Epoxy

Use High Strength Anchoring Epoxy dual-component adhesive for horizontal surfaces. Read more

ProSpec + BlendCrete One-component patch ProSpec + BlendCrete One-component patch

BlendCrete is a fast-setting, one-component, polymer-modified, calcium aluminate cement-based concrete and masonry patching compound. Read more

Metzger/McGuire + Structural epoxy repair mortars Metzger/McGuire + Structural epoxy repair mortars

The Armor-Hard line of heavy-duty structural epoxy repair mortars has added three new colors. Read more

CTS Cement Mfg. Corp. + Rapid Set Corrosion Inhibitor CTS Cement Mfg. Corp. + Rapid Set Corrosion Inhibitor

Get triple protection against corrosion with Rapid Set Corrosion Inhibitor. Read more

ChemCo Systems + StripSeal unique surface seal ChemCo Systems + StripSeal unique surface seal

StripSeal is a unique surface seal for use with epoxy injection. Read more

Abatron Inc. + Abocrete epoxy concrete patching and resurfacing compound Abatron Inc. + Abocrete epoxy concrete patching and resurfacing compound

Abocrete epoxy concrete patching and resurfacing compound does the job of multiple products. Read more

CONTRACTOR TO WATCH
Contractor to Watch: Five Star Construction Contractor to Watch Contractor to Watch: Five Star Construction

As a woman in the construction industry, Christy Smith has overcome challenges and barriers to achieve success as the president of Five Star Construction. Read more

Other Articles
ACI Fall Convention ACI Fall Convention

At the American Concrete Institute Fall 2013 Convention in Phoenix, session topics will include emerging technologies, what’s new in curing, innovation in cooling mass concrete, and an introduction to new trends in design and construction. Read more

Ideas and Opinions on Concrete Construction

The inside scoop on what's going on in the concrete indsutry. Read more

Innovations: Robotic Deconstruction Innovations: Robotic Deconstruction

ERO deconstructs with high-pressure water and then sucks up the residue and separates it into aggregate, cement, and water. Read more

Innovations: shovels Innovations: shovels

Stephen Walden, a recent college graduate who grew up around construction, has come up with some ergonomic tools, such as shovels, rakes, brooms, and pitchforks. Read more

Educated Contractor Web Course: Concrete Field Testing Grade I Certification Training The Educated Contractor Educated Contractor Web Course: Concrete Field Testing Grade I Certification Training

Web course on testing for air content of freshly mixed concrete by the pressure method. Read more

How to Avoid Hose Whipping at the Construction Site SAFETY How to Avoid Hose Whipping at the Construction Site

Hose whipping accidents can be avoided if the proper precautions are taken. Read more

Architectural walls built with concrete highlight the Kimbell Art Museum Renovations Project of the Month Architectural walls built with concrete highlight the Kimbell Art Museum Renovations

A renovation and expansion of the Kimbell Art Museum include concrete work. Read more

Concrete is King Concrete is King

Modern civilization has concrete to thank. The material is the cornerstone of many of our greatest achievements. Read more

App: Photo Dimensioning App of the Month App: Photo Dimensioning

My Measures includes tools that can calculate angles, areas, and volumes. Read more

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