• Tremco Group Acquires Canadian Adhesives and Sealants Manufacturer

    Tremco Group announced today the acquisition of certain assets of Chemtron Manufacturing Ltd., a Calgary-based manufacturer of construction adhesives, sealants and tapes with annual net sales of approximately $5 million. Terms of the transaction were not disclosed.

     
  • Present Your Ideas at SCC 2016

    The 2016 International Symposium on Self-Consolidating Concrete is accepting abstracts for the event to be held May 15-18, 2016 in Washington, DC. Engineers, architects, public works officials, material suppliers, researchers, academics, students, contractors, and concrete industry professionals...

     
  • Hyundai Construction Equipment Americas HX Series Hydraulic Excavators

    Hyundai Construction Equipment Americas has launched the HX series of Tier 4 Final-compliant hydraulic excavators in the United States and Canada.

     
  • How BIM Software is Changing the Home Building Industry

    Building information modeling (BIM) software is revolutionizing the construction industry. The software stores three-dimensional shapes, like walls or floors, while alerting contractors to design clashes-and even automatically corrects those clashes itself.

     
  • World's First 3D Printed Office Building

    To print the 2,000 square foot building, engineers will use a 20-foot tall 3D printer and Special Reinforced Concrete (SRC), Fiber Reinforced Plastic (FRP), and Glass Fiber Reinforced Gypsum (GRG).

     
  • STIHL Inc. President Fred Whyte to Retire

    Bjoern Fischer named as successor.

     
 
  • Man Eats Concrete

    A man in Nanjing, China needed urgent medical help after having accidentally eaten some liquid concrete. He was rushed to the hospital, where doctors had to pump his stomach to recover the concrete and save his life.

     
  • 43 Stunning Photos of Famous Construction Projects

    Ever wonder what it must have been like to be a part of constructing some of our most famous icons?

     
  • Can't Find a Good Man? Hire a Woman

    Faced with a labor shortage and growing business, more contractors are discovering the benefits of the X factor.

     
  • Ten Great Concrete Buildings

    In contemporary architecture, concrete is having a moment. Now, a new two-volume book from Taschen spotlights 100 modern examples.

     
  • Concrete Garb

    Jereme Montgomery has created a new web site to promote people in the concrete industry, rather than product. His objective is to communicate with young people about the opportunities available in our industry to have a satisfying career as a concrete producer, aggregate producer, or concrete...

     
  • 6 Decorative Concrete Projects Meant for Summer

    Decorative concrete is ideal for beach bungalows and poolside retreats. Here's a look at a few of the projects we're loving this season.

     
 
 
 
 
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