April 2017 Table of Contents

Features
Keeping Everyone Safe and Sound Formwork Keeping Everyone Safe and Sound

Perimeter protections systems for high-rise construction offer many advantages. Read more

Spreadsheet-Based Estimating Estimating Spreadsheet-Based Estimating

Simple techniques for concrete construction. Read more

Replacing the Tappan Zee Bridge Infrastructure Projects Replacing the Tappan Zee Bridge

Giant cranes, floating batch plants, and tall towers combine on this massive project. Read more

The Potential of GPR for Concrete Construction The Potential of GPR for Concrete Construction

Ground penetrating radars can be used to locate rebar, post-tension cables, and conduits before cutting or drilling into the concrete. Read more

Insider Information
Steve Lloyd: Coming Back Stronger and Better Bill's Blog Steve Lloyd: Coming Back Stronger and Better

A little thing like a broken neck can't keep this man down Read more

Contractor to Watch
Addis Concrete, Cincinnati Contractor to Watch Addis Concrete, Cincinnati

This contractor rebuilds lives through passionate concrete practices. Read more

Projects that Rock
RCL Innovation Lab, Miami RCL Innovation Lab, Miami

A precast design lab in Florida was built in 10 months. Read more

Eccles Theater, Salt Lake City Eccles Theater, Salt Lake City

Several thousand cubic yards of concrete used to build Utah theater. Read more

Detroit Metropolitan Airport Detroit Metropolitan Airport

Paving the way for a new runway in Michigan. Read more

Building Business
Taking the Fear Out of Outsourcing  Building Business Taking the Fear Out of Outsourcing

Marketing is best done by pros but be careful to choose the right one Read more

Uncommon Sense
Getting Pumped for the Future Uncommon Sense Getting Pumped for the Future

After working in flatwork for 30 years, the author sets out on a new venture in concrete. Read more

Products
Roller Screed from Lura Roller Screed from Lura

The lightweight design allows for easy two-person operation and is available with a gas or electric motor. Read more

Vibrating tool Vibrating tool

Tool easily interchanges with most finishing tools, Read more

Plastic trowel blade Plastic trowel blade

Wagman plastic blades are made to stand up to the demands of finishing concrete. Read more

Laser guided screed Laser guided screed

Ligchine International’s MAX PRO combines durability, accuracy and design. Read more

Ride-on trowel from Wacker Neuson Ride-on trowel from Wacker Neuson

Wacker Neuson new ride-on trowel model with EFI technology Read more

Steel Fresno Steel Fresno

Made of high quality tempered flexible blue steel. Read more

Truss screeds Truss screeds

Two truss screed models from Metal Forms Read more

Allen Engineering High performance riding trowel Allen Engineering High performance riding trowel

Allen Engineering High Performance riding trowel features twin gasoline engines. Read more

Innovations
Innovations for the Jobsite Innovations for the Jobsite

These three products will revolutionize the concrete industry. Read more

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