February 2013 Table of Contents

WEB EXCLUSIVE
Preventing Moisture Loss During Concrete Curing

Atomized mist maximizes curing of air force base runway concrete. Read more

Third Straw

Continuous 12-day concrete pour challenges barge-mounted concrete placing system to place special mix 390 feet underwater. Read more

FEATURES
Precast Foundation Panels Precast Foundation Panels

The most popular precast foundation walls come as nearly finished panels, incorporating insulation and interior studs ready to accept drywall. Read more

Choosing Repair Materials Choosing Repair Materials

A methodical approach helps prioritize needed properties. Read more

The Colossal Panama Canal Project Focuses on Concrete The Colossal Panama Canal Project Focuses on Concrete

The world’s largest ongoing construction project is the expansion of the Panama Canal. Making and delivering the concrete is job one. Read more

Better Garage Floors Better Garage Floorsuxrqqcrsxeybwdzwucufxsrfqxwttece

Ten tips for pouring stronger, crack-free concrete slabs. Read more

Five Common Pitfalls in Construction Contracts Five Common Pitfalls in Construction Contracts

There are five common mistakes contractors and suppliers should avoid. Read more

JOBSITE PRODUCTS
toyota+2013 Tundra toyota+2013 Tundra

The Toyota Tundra is available in Platinum Grade, which offers numerous luxury features. Read more

Rugby Mfg + Wildcat Rancer HD Rugby Mfg + Wildcat Rancer HD

The Wildcat Rancher HD body features a 3/16-in. steel tread plate floor. Read more

Roush CleanTech + 2012 Roush CleanTech Roush CleanTech + 2012 Roush CleanTech

The 2012 ROUSH CleanTech Ford F-250 and F-350 feature a 6.2-liter V8 engine and two tank options. Read more

Nissan + 2013 Titan Nissan + 2013 Titan

The 2013 Nissan Titan features the Utili-track cargo-carrying system and lockable bedside storage compartment. Read more

GMC 2014 Sierra GMC 2014 Sierra

The all-new 2014 GMC Sierra 1500 full size pickup houses a new EcoTex3 engine and an updated cabin. Read more

Dodge + 2013 Ram 3500 uxrqqcrsxeybwdzwucufxsrfqxwttece Jobsite Prep Dodge + 2013 Ram 3500

The 2013 Ram 3500 pickup truck features a 6.7-L Cummins turbo diesel engine. Read more

Ford Commercial Truck 2013 F-Series Ford Commercial Truck 2013 F-Series

The 2013 F-Series Super Duty pickup trucks offer high performance towing and payload capacities. Improvements over previous models include towing capacity of up to 18,500 lbs. Read more

PROBLEM CLINIC
Concrete's Air Content Concrete's Air Content

Producer solves air content variations in its exterior mixes. Read more

Other Articles
Project of the Month: Lucie’s Backyard, Quebec, Canada Project of the Month: Lucie’s Backyard, Quebec, Canada

The goal of this project was to create a unique backyard surrounding, which was both useful and visually light. Read more

Contractor to Watch: Costello Construction, Columbia, Md. Contractor to Watch: Costello Construction, Columbia, Md.

Success may change the jobs you do and the way you dress but it doesn’t change who you are. Read more

Crack Isolating Material Crack Isolating Material

Merkrete has introduced a liquid-applied membrane that can isolate up to 3/8-inch-wide cracks, preventing reflection through the flooring. Read more

Rubber Overshoes Rubber Overshoes

These rubber overshoes slip on over boots or shoes and the flat, soft bottom eliminates most marks. Read more

Natural Pozzolan Natural Pozzolan

Rotobase is a natural mined pozzolan of very finely ground expanded silicate. Read more

The Educated Contractor: Strength Testing The Educated Contractor: Strength Testing

Compressive strength testing of cores is often used to determine if provided concrete meets the stated specifications. Read more

Weather on the Go Weather on the Go

Holcim has released an enhanced version of its free weatherAPP which uses a GPS locater to provide a four-day forecast for any jobsite on earth. Read more

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