• HMI-RAISERITE Proudly Celebrates 40 Years of Innovation and Service

    Ernest Cvetezar never would have imagined that forty years ago when he was working to pay off interest on a loan to his father-in-law for his first house by working weekends raising concrete for him, that he would soon become the owner of a world leading manufacturer of concrete raising equipment...

     
  • Jellyfish House in Spain

    Relying on concrete, glass, and not much else to create drama, this severely abstract building seduces us with the way light strikes the concrete’s bare skin or the way space shoots up or down into barren vistas.

     
  • Film of the Past is Concrete Building's Present

    The facade of a concrete student housing building in Montreal has been brought to life with still images from a local film by Thomas Edison.

     
  • Construction Economists Optimistic

    On a recent call, economists from ABC, AIA, and NAHB presented an optimistic viewpoint of the construction economy over the next two years. Government spending, however, continues to lag.

     
  • Saving America's Bridges

    Infrastructure sensors can detect safety hazards, improve traffic flows, and even help generate revenue.

     
  • Wind Turbines Under Construction

    Every wind turbine requires a large concrete foundation, so there is potential business for concrete contractors. And the business is booming. A record 14,600 MW of wind was under construction in the U.S. at the end of June, according to the American Wind Energy Association.

     
 
  • Be aware of what's on OSHA's radar

    An unfortunate side effect of the improved economy and rise in work has been a noted increase in fatality and injury rates in the construction industry, according to David Michaels with the Occupational Safety and Health Administration.

     
  • 5 Concrete Slab Questions, Answered

    Constructing a flawless concrete slab doesn't require knowing all the secrets of the universe, but it helps if you have some basic understanding.

     
  • 5 Must-Have Apps

    We asked professionals from across the industry to share the apps that keep them organized. Here are five of their favorites.

     
  • Film of the Past is Concrete Building's Present

    The facade of a concrete student housing building in Montreal has been brought to life with still images from a local film by Thomas Edison.

     
  • CIM Program Launches new Website

    The Concrete Industry Management program has launched its new website aimed at recruiting new students and showcasing the CIM program and the successes of the four university programs.

     
  • 500 Twitter Feeds To Follow Now

    The World Concrete Forum has released its World Concrete 500 listing of the top 500 cement and concrete feeds on Twitter, and Concrete Construction made the list.

     
 
 
 
 
 

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