• CIM Program Names new Board

    The National Steering Committee for the Concrete Industry Management program, a business intensive program that awards students with a four-year Bachelor of Science degree in Concrete Industry Management, recently elected new officers and board members.

     
  • Corrugated Mexican Concrete Home

    This concrete home near Mexico City was built for a Mexican soccer star and his family. The corrugations produce different interesting shadows throughout the day.

     
  • The Cloud for Small Contractors

    Small-to-midsized general contractors need to manage data throughout a project life cycle, but most of the larger, more complex project management systems are too much for a small company to handle. Enter cloud-based platforms such as BuildingBlok.

     
  • Heavily Reinforced Foundations for French Fusion Reactor

    As construction of Iter begins, The Engineer's Stuart Nathan looks at the fusion reactor's foundation with radial and orthogonal reinforcement.

     
  • Bamboo Reinforcement for Concrete

    Research on the use of a bamboo composite material in place of steel to strengthen concrete is producing positive results that could help some developing countries urbanize.

     
  • Tallest Flagpole in North America

    Standing 400 feet tall, the new Acuity Insurance Flagpole is the tallest in North America. It's anchored to the ground by a massive concrete foundation. Very inspiring!

     
 
  • Cracking Concrete Creates Problem

    The airport authority says the cracked sidewalks at the recently rebuilt terminal at the San Diego International Airport were built according to specifications, so why is the contractor still paying to fix them?

     
  • 10 Largest Construction Starts

    Interesting to see this list of the 10 largest starts in June across the U.S. Lots of infrastructure projects, including wind farms, but also some office buildings.

     
  • Dayton Superior Opens Innovation Center

    Dayton Superior Corp. has officially opened its state-of-the-art Innovation Center at the company’s corporate headquarters in Miamisburg, Ohio.

     
  • 5 Lessons from America’s Concrete Contractors

    The companies on this year’s list of America’s Concrete Contractors are at the head of the class in many ways. Here’s what they have taught us this year.

     
  • Corrugated Mexican Concrete Home

    This concrete home near Mexico City was built for a Mexican soccer star and his family. The corrugations produce different interesting shadows throughout the day.

     
  • Safely Placing Concrete with Pumps

    This card shows safety tips for ready mix truck drivers placing concrete into a pump hopper, but the info is valuable for everyone involved.

     
 
 
 
 
 

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