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50 Cool Things You Could Have Seen at the World of Concrete In Pictures 50 Cool Things You Could Have Seen at the World of Concrete

Flip through this slideshow to see 50 of our favorite things at World of Concrete. Read more

Crews That Rock! Competition Crews That Rock!

World of Concrete award program honors hardworking crews in the construction industry. Read more

Trowel Challenge Winner crowned at World of Concrete Competition Trowel Challenge Winner crowned at World of Concrete

Wacker Neuson held its sixth annual Trowel challenge at the 2014 World of Concrete. Read more

ACI Updates Image Industry ACI Updates Image

ACI's new logo and tagline reflect the 110-year-old organization's continuing evolution as a global authority. Read more

CIM Brings in Record Breaking Auction Industry CIM Brings in Record Breaking Auction

The CIM program raised more than $810,000 in gross revenue at its ninth annual auction. Read more

Silica Dust Requirements for Construction Sites Silica Dust Requirements for Construction Sites

OSHA has proposed new more stringent permissible exposure limits for respirable silica dust on jobsites that the construction industry feels are overly stringent and unachievable. Read more

Concrete is Ideal for Resilient Residential Construction

Hanley Wood research has shown that the vast majority of homes in the U.S. are built in areas that are classified as needing resilient construction. Concrete is the ideal material for that application. Read more

New ACI Concrete Design Code

The new ACI 318 Building Code that will be released later in 2014 has been completely reorganized and should make construction requirements easier to follow. Read more

Effectiveness of Liquid Concrete Densifiers

Liquid hardeners/densifiers are commonly used on concrete floors to increase wear resistance, but how well do they actually perform? Two industry veterans argue on each side of the issue. Read more

Creativity Runs Rampant at WOC's 2014 Artistry Demos Creativity Runs Rampant at WOC's 2014 Artistry Demos

10 concrete professionals show World of Concrete attendees how to add an artistic touch. Read more

2014 DCC Award Winners Honored at WOC 2014 DCC Award Winners Honored at WOC

More than 40 projects receive high praise from the ASCC’s Decorative Concrete Council. Read more

Pervious Concrete Live! Pervious Concrete Live!

Attendees of World of Concrete get hands-on experience with pervious concrete. Read more

Western Star Serious Truck Challenge Western Star Serious Truck Challenge

Winners of the 2014 Western Star Serious Trucks Challenge are announced. Read more

John Deere Operator Challenge at World of Concrete John Deere Operator Challenge at World of Concrete

Winners of the 2014 John Deere operator's challenge are announced. Read more

Air Barrier Live at World of Concrete Air Barrier Live at World of Concrete

A review of one of World of Concrete's newest live events, Air Barrier Live. Read more

Fall Protection Showcase at World of Concrete Fall Protection Showcase at World of Concrete

The showcase was a hands-on education/demonstration area where attendees learned how to properly use personal fall protection equipment and review the three vital components that make up a complete fall protection system—anchorage, body support, and means of connection. Read more

Masonry Veneer Live at World of Concrete Masonry Veneer Live at World of Concrete

Oldcastle Architectural supports industry education for current and future attendees at WOC 2014 with $10,000 to Skills USA’s Masonry Committee. Read more

Masonry Heater Showcase at World of Concrete Masonry Heater Showcase at World of Concrete

MHA heats up World of Concrete with a display of wood-burning appliance construction. Read more

Roller Compacted Concrete at World of Concrete Roller Compacted Concrete at World of Concrete

Three days of demonstrations showing attendees how RCC is a viable option for local streets and roads was well as industrial parking areas. Read more

Masonry Madness Day at World of Concrete Masonry Madness Day at World of Concrete

Four competitions, one day, one arena, and thousands of proud masons join to participate in Masonry Madness. Read more

2014 WOC Concrete Polishing Luncheon 2014 WOC Concrete Polishing Luncheon

This year's Concrete Polishing Luncheon & Forum connected attendees with three speakers who shared tools, methods, and advice to help contractors better inspect jobsite conditions prior to polishing. Read more

New Mississippi River Bridge Luncheon at World of Concrete New Mississippi River Bridge Luncheon at World of Concrete

The project cement-supplier, Holcim, discussed project challenges and successes. Read more

Discussing Joint-Free Floor Slabs at World of Concrete Discussing Joint-Free Floor Slabs at World of Concrete

Joints in industrial floors are the single most common reason for failure. At the Concrete Slabs Luncheon at World of Concrete, we learned about a few approaches to building floors with much wider joint spacing. Read more

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