• PCA Expands Codes Department; Appoints Hall Manager

    William “Jay” Hall returns to the Portland Cement Association (PCA) as manager of codes and standards.

     
  • 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.

     
  • 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.

     
  • Stop Fooling Yourself When You Measure Performance

    Remodeling magazine editor Craig Webb has some advice that is also true for concrete contractors: Be honest when you create your key metrics so you get a true picture of your company's performance.

     
  • Cosy Concrete Cabin

    From afar, you'd think the Refugi Liepthaus in the Alps was just another quaint log cabin. But when you get close, you'll realize that the ridges on the walls are not logs but solid concrete.

     
  • 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?

     
 
  • 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?

     
  • CPAA Announces New President

    The Concrete Polishing Association of America (CPAA) has a new president, Chad Gill with Concreate, Midlothian, Va., who hopes to "engage the membership with increased communication and involvement in driving the industry forward."

     
  • What do you know about old concrete mixers?

    The Gorham Historical Society shares a 1920's era concrete mixer recently resurrected after 60 years of storage in a barn.

     
  • 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.

     
  • 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.

     
  • Robots Take on Construction

    The next frontier of construction robots wants to work for you. These five machines are being primed by their developers to work on even the most rugged jobsites in the not-so-distant future.

     
 
 
 
 
 

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