March 2015 Table of Contents

WEB EXCLUSIVE
Shotcrete Repairs for Historic Structure Shotcrete Repairs for Historic Structure

An abandoned historic church was transformed into a public park in Houston by using shotcrete to stabilize the walls. Read more

FEATURES
New Construction Chapter in Concrete Building Code New Construction Chapter in Concrete Building Code

The new construction chapter in ACI 318-14, Building Code Requirements for Strcutrual Concrete, provides contractors the information, direction, and clarity needed to fulfill their responsibilities on any project. Read more

Strategies to Keep Architectural Concrete Looking Great Strategies to Keep Architectural Concrete Looking Great

To be successful with architectural concrete, structural engineers, architects, and contractors must work in tandem to provide the required structural and waterproofing performance while achieving the desired aesthetic finish. Read more

JOBSITE PRODUCTS
Product Spotlight: Repair Materials Product Spotlight: Repair Materials

The March 2015 issue of Concrete Construction focused on Repair Materials. Read more

CONTRACTOR TO WATCH
Contractor Expands on Concrete Beginnings Contractor to Watch Contractor Expands on Concrete Beginnings

Coloscapes Concrete specializes in concrete foundations and specialty structures. This contractor to watch is ready to diversify. Read more

Other Articles
Smart Educational Concrete Projects Smart Educational Concrete Projects

Today’s learning environments are looking more like the innovative and tech-savvy students they serve. This presents extraordinary opportunity to showcase the latest concrete construction techniques, materials, and designs. Read more

How-To Zone: Shotcrete for Concrete Repair How-To Zone: Shotcrete for Concrete Repair

Shotcrete is concrete conveyed through a hose and propelled using compressed air through a nozzle and onto a vertical or overhead surface. It is often used to repair damaged concrete but also to construct swimming pools and to stabilize mine shafts. Read more

Forklift Training and Certification Forklift Training and Certification

Not all forklifts are created equal or are up to every task. This is one reason why forklift operators are required to be trained and certified. Read more

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