Construction Safety Training
Training is an essential part of every employer’s safety and health program for...
ASTM Standard for Thermal Integrity Profiling
The American Society for Testing and Materials has issued a new standard, ASTM D7949 – 14, “Standard Test Methods for Thermal Integrity Profiling of Concrete Deep Foundations".
CPAA's 2015 Education/Certification Program
The program will include five Craftsman, Level 1 training and certification...
Strategic Development Council to Sponsor Self-Consolidating Concrete Forum
Learn best practices and share success stories at the event, scheduled for February 2015.
Easy-to-install slab edge insulation solution saves time and money for Kansas...
Blastcrete Upgrades D6528 Mixer Pump
The upgraded D6528 Mixer/Pump from Blastcrete Equipment Company gives gypsum...
Prescriptive Requirements and More
CC Editor Bill Palmer comments on prescriptive requirements for slabs, the Triad...
Performance or Prescription?
NRMCA has defined the ready-mix producer's most onerous prescriptive requirements for a concrete mix--things like maximum water-cement ratio, minimum cement content, and aggregate grading. Pat Harrison and Jerry Holland with Structural Services Inc. object, asking that mix designs for exposed slabs-on-ground be excluded from this conversation until viable performance testing is identified. Where do you stand?
NRMCA's Five Most Onerous Mix Requirements
You may not agree with them, but here are the five things concrete producers hate to see in a concrete specification.