concrete dust accumulation can harden and cause operational and longevity issues, so be sure to clean the drill every day.

Proper Drill Operation

Safety, minimal downtime, and efficiency depend on proper drill operation.

Achieving optimal efficiency of a drill and staying safe in the process requires a few easy steps.

 

Commercial

Industrial

  • Rossetti crews install the ice rink floor for the Pegula Ice Arena at Penn State University.

    Slabs of all Sorts

    Boasting installation of more than 40 million square feet of concrete floors, D.J. Rossetti Inc. specializes in placing and finishing...

     
  • Sika Corp. and McTech Group , Inc. announce agreement

    McTech Group, Inc., specializing in innovative products for the concrete industry and Sika Corporation, a leading specialty chemicals...

     
  • Don't Work for Free

    If you lose money just to get a project, you won’t be in business too long. Giving in to short-term anxiety hijacks your critical thinking...

     
 

Formwork

  • Formwork: Then & Now

    More than 50 years ago, the reasons for turning to prefab forms were obvious. The need for speed was a major factor. Not much has changed...

     
  • Peri Offers Germany Trip

    Peri is offering all educational and training institutions involved in construction the opportunity to participate in a competition focused...

     
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    The Colossal Panama Canal Project Focuses on Concrete

    The world’s largest ongoing construction project is the expansion of the Panama Canal. Making and delivering the concrete is job one.

     

Foundations

 

Parking Lots

 

Pervious Concrete

Slabs

 

Tilt-Up

  • Concrete Industry Insights and Opinions: Where are the Workers?

    Concrete Construction editor-in-chief Bill Palmer comments on industry news and events.

     
  • Bracing and Tilt-up Concrete

    Braces create a strong and consistent rhythm along each elevation and are perhaps the most recognizable feature of a tilt-up concrete building under construction.

     
  • What’s it Worth?

    Awards programs seem to be everywhere these days, whether it's TCA, ASCC/DCC, Concrete Surfaces magazine, or ACI.  Some question the value of awards, but I think they are worthwhile mostly for celebrating the best of our industry.

     
 

Resources

  • American Concrete Institute

    ACI's online learning center offers education on a variety of topics, while the bookstore sells the association's standards and codes.

  • American Society of Concrete Contractors

    ASCC provides a variety of resources to its concrete contractor members, including publications, newsletters, insurance, and more.

  • ASTM International

    ASTM International recognized worldwide standards are available in the association's digital library.

  • Portland Cement Association

    PCA provides well-rounded programs of market development, education, research, technical services, and government affairs.

  • Tilt-Up Concrete Association

    TCA's Reference Collection includes promotional flyers, technical white papers, information sources, and education manuals.