August 2015 Table of Contents

WEB EXCLUSIVE
Making your Communications more Concrete Making your Communications more Concrete

Here are some common mistakes and misconceptions for buying two-way radios, and some advice for doing it the right way. Read more

FEATURES
Recommendations in new ACI 302.1 Concrete Floors Guide Recommendations in new ACI 302.1 Concrete Floors Guide

There are many resources available for designers, contractors, and owners that can help them avoid the mistakes made on concrete floors. But perhaps the most comprehensive document covering slab construction is the new ACI 302.1R-15, Guide for Concrete Floor and Slab Construction. Read more

Using Self-Consolidating Concrete for Tall Walls Using Self-Consolidating Concrete for Tall Walls

Baker Concrete placed self-consolidating concrete (SCC) in a single lift at 24 feet per hour for the Central Baptist Hospital Parking Garage project in Lexington, Ky. Read more

Advantages of Demolition Robots Advantages of Demolition Robots

These machines look like mini-excavators, but without cabs. They run on tracks, and have hydraulically powered arms to which breakers, crushers, drills, or loader buckets can be attached. Read more

CONCRETE SURFACES
Advantages of Demolition Robots Advantages of Demolition Robots

These machines look like mini-excavators, but without cabs. They run on tracks, and have hydraulically powered arms to which breakers, crushers, drills, or loader buckets can be attached. Read more

JOBSITE PRODUCTS
Product Spotlight: Site Prep Equipment Product Spotlight: Site Prep Equipment

The August issue of Concrete Construction focused on Site Prep Equipment. Read more

CONTRACTOR TO WATCH
Contractor to Watch: Western Specialty Contractors Contractor to Watch Contractor to Watch: Western Specialty Contractors

With humble beginnings and a focus on employees and clients, this contractor celebrates its 100th anniversary. Read more

Other Articles
Legal Issues in Concrete Construction Legal Issues in Concrete Construction

This is an invaluable publication for concrete contractors, designers, and suppliers. Read more

Job Hazard Assessments Job Hazard Assessments

A job hazard assessment is a beneficial exercise to go through on any project, whether the GC asks for it or not. Read more

Employees who Drink

If a good employee who works like a pro is arrested for DUI, think about keeping him without penalty. Read more

Networking with the Best Networking with the Best

Editor in Chief Bill Palmer's thoughts and opinions on the concrete industry. Read more

Epoxy Injection for Cracked Concrete Epoxy Injection for Cracked Concrete

Epoxy injection is a great way to restore the structural strength of a concrete member and to seal it to prevent water penetration at the same time. But epoxy injection isn’t foolproof and it isn’t the answer for every crack. Here are a few tips. Read more

Concrete Covers the Gamut Concrete Covers the Gamut

From repair to restoration to expansion, concrete plays an instrumental role in creating a variety of different spaces. Read more

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