March 2013 Table of Contents

WEB EXCLUSIVE
Repair & Resurface Repair & Resurface

Concrete contractor rescues subfloors for city officials over holiday break. Read more

Climb As You Build Formwork Climb As You Build Formwork

A self-climbing core system used on the most luxurious building in South Florida. Read more

Features
Formwork for Decks and Floors Formwork for Decks and Floors

For many projects, modular system approaches will improve efficiency. There are five basic systems: loose framing, grid beams, panelized hand-set panels, small format tables and large truss tables. Read more

Field Testing for Moisture-- MVER and RH, Working Together Field Testing for Moisture-- MVER and RH, Working Together

The two tests provide distinctly different and important information about the moisture condition of the slab. Read more

Special Section
Alkali-Silica Reaction: Causes and Solutions Alkali-Silica Reaction: Causes and Solutions

Alkali-silica reactivity, better known as ASR, has been with us since the early 1940s. To lessen ASR problems use low-alkali portland cement or incorporate pozzolans. Read more

Concrete Surfaces
Back to Basics at World of Concrete

Optimism fills the air at the annual show in Las Vegas. Read more

Efflorescence: Causes and Solutions Efflorescence: Causes and Solutions

A look at what causes efflorescence and how it can be removed. Read more

Turning Ordinary Stamped Concrete into Something Better Turning Ordinary Stamped Concrete into Something Better

With a bit more effort, you can turn a good decorative concrete project into a great one. Read more

Staining a Floor with no Lost Time Staining a Floor with no Lost Time

Instant UV curing allows store to reopen for business in hours. Read more

Jobsite Products
Wacker Neuson + CRT 48-33K DF Wacker Neuson + CRT 48-33K DF

The CRT 48-33K DF offers contractors a trowel that is configured to run on gasoline or propane (LPG). The ride-on trowel features a Read more

Terex + Bid-Well 4800 Terex + Bid-Well 4800

The Bid-Well 4800 automatic roller paver paves a variety of light-duty flatwork applications with ease and efficiency. The paver Read more

SpinScreed + Spin Screed SpinScreed + Spin Screed

The Spin Screed is used to level freshly poured concrete fast and flat. It can be used on stiff low slump concrete having a slump Read more

Lura Enterprises, Inc. + Lightning Strike Screed Lura Enterprises, Inc. + Lightning Strike Screed

The Lightning Strike Screed has a patented aluminum threaded axle system that enhances its versatility by allowing it to accomodate Read more

Ligchine + ScreedSaver MAX Ligchine + ScreedSaver MAX

he ScreedSaver MAX features a Kubota 35 hp diesel motor with four wheel stability including proportional front wheel drive and Read more

PROBLEM CLINIC
Floor Slab-on-grade Thickness

Is the tolerance for the thickness of a floor-on-slab grade +3/8 inch and -1/4 inch? Read more

Rebar deterioration Rebar deterioration

Why does concrete in a bridge beam crack and spall above the rebars? Rust! Read more

CONTRACTOR TO WATCH
Contractor to Watch: Concrete Strategies Inc., St. Louis Contractor to Watch Contractor to Watch: Concrete Strategies Inc., St. Louis

Concrete Strategies is a division 3, self-performed, cast-in-place concrete contractor. Read more

Moisture Testing for Concrete Floor Slabs Moisture Testing for Concrete Floor Slabs

The amount of moisture in a concrete slab will be determine when flooring materials can be installed. Read more

Project of the Month: Smooth Travels at Spaceport America Project of the Month Project of the Month: Smooth Travels at Spaceport America

A 27-square-mile area of land in the southern part of the New Mexico is the home of the world’s first purpose-built commercial spaceport, Spaceport America. Read more

Things Every Contractor Should Know-Arbitration Things Every Contractor Should Know-Arbitration

Many contractors and lawyers alike often consider arbitration language as mere boilerplate deserving scant attention, especially when parties are eager to sign up the deal and move forward with the pr Read moreuxrqqcrsxeybwdzwucufxsrfqxwttece

Editor's Thoughts & Opinions

Bill Palmer talks about industry concerns and this month's issue of Concrete Construction. Read more

2013 Concrete Surfaces Polishing Awards 2013 Concrete Surfaces Polishing Awards

The time is nearing to show off your favorite polished concrete projects. Read more

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