October 2016 Table of Contents

Features
Top-Down Approach Braces Half of Subgrade Construction Formwork Top-Down Approach Braces Half of Subgrade Construction

A unique approach to forming and excavation enabled working from the top down to support the excavation, then working back up to ground level. Read more

A High-Performance Floor Floors A High-Performance Floor

New distribution center achieves 3Ms: minimal joints, cracks, and curling. Read more

Insider Information
Polished Concrete Shines Polished Concrete Polished Concrete Shines

Concrete polishing association merges with ASCC Read more

Concrete’s Big Ideas Concrete’s Big Ideas

Concrete 2029 embarks on a journey to improve the concrete industry. Read more

Contractor to Watch
Contractor to Watch: Premier Concrete Contractor to Watch Contractor to Watch: Premier Concrete

Premier Concrete looks forward to serving the mid-Atlantic area for years to come. Read more

Projects that Rock
Wilshire Grand, Los Angeles Projects Wilshire Grand, Los Angeles

Crews have pumped 160,000 cubic yards of concrete vertically, including lightweight concrete and 8,000 psi mixes. Read more

Building Business
Tackling The Elevator Speech Building Business Tackling The Elevator Speech

This sound bite should succinctly and memorably introduce you. Read more

Uncommon Sense
Countdown to WOC 2017 Uncommon Sense Countdown to WOC 2017

World of Concrete takes place in Las Vegas on Jan. 17-20; seminars begin Jan. 16. Read more

Products
Concrete Pressure Meter Concrete Pressure Meter

High-quality Type B Pressure Meter is more accurate for measuring concrete air content. Read more

Corrosion Mapping Corrosion Mapping

Half-cell potential mapping is the most commonly used NDT method in the detailed condition assessment of concrete structures. Read more

Temperature and Maturity Sensor Temperature and Maturity Sensor

SmartRock is a mobile-based wireless sensor that is embedded in the concrete for continuous monitoring of its temperature after pouring. Read more

Wireless Concrete Monitoring Wireless Concrete Monitoring

HardTrack Mobile is a wireless concrete maturity & temperature monitoring and reporting solution. Read more

Professional Environmental Meter from Kestrel Professional Environmental Meter from Kestrel

Accurate and Durable Pocket-Sized Environmental Meter with Builder-Specific Readings Saves Time and Money. Read more

Problem Clinic
Should You Install Flooring on Damp Concrete? Problem Clinic Should You Install Flooring on Damp Concrete?

Strongly recommend waiting until the moisture condition meets the specification Read more

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