October 2014 Table of Contents

WEB EXCLUSIVE
Waterproofing Shotcrete Waterproofing Shotcrete

Waterproofing shotcrete can be challenging, but when done correctly, it saves time and money, while also allowing for considerable design flexibility. Read more

FEATURES
Insulated Concrete Wall Panels Insulated Concrete Wall Panels

Greencraft concrete wall panels withstand Florida's strict building and energy-efficiency codes, and keep the peace with the neighbors. Read more

Self-Leveling Overlays for Fast, Flat Floors Self-Leveling Overlays for Fast, Flat Floors

Using a self-leveling underlayment instead of finishing a concrete floor, especially in combination with a moisture-mitigation system, solves many problems. The concrete contractor simply leaves the floor about ¾ inch below the specified finish elevation and screeds it off before installing the underlayment. Read more

JOBSITE PRODUCTS
Concrete Finishing Problem Clinic Concrete Finishing

Is there a standard or ACI reference for specifying a broom finish should be applied perpendicular to the slope? Read more

Other Articles
Developing a Culture of Safety Developing a Culture of Safety

Fall protection training is not one-size-fits-all. The most effective programs offer in-depth training, overviews of regulations, and instructions on selecting and correctly using the right equipment. Read more

Inside Information on the Concrete Industry: Artistry in Decorative Concrete Inside Information on the Concrete Industry: Artistry in Decorative Concrete

Concrete Construction editor Bill Palmer reviews the month's industry news and developments. Read more

Decorative Concrete Brings a Community Together Project of the Month Decorative Concrete Brings a Community Together

An ASCC/DCC-sponsored community project brings decorative concrete to the Roseland Good News Day Care in Chicago. Read more

Preparing Areas for Structural Concrete Repairs Preparing Areas for Structural Concrete Repairs

The most common reason repairs fail is poor preparation of the area to be repaired. All unsound concrete must be removed, the reinforcing steel exposed and cleaned, and all dust and debris removed before replacing the damaged material. Read more

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