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Quality in Concrete Slabs Luncheon & Forum
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Quality in Concrete Slabs Luncheon & Forum

The Nuisance and Necessity of Placing Concrete Directly on a Plastic Vapor Retarder. More

Curing From the Inside Out: How much LWA do I need?
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Curing From the Inside Out: How much LWA do I need?

Saturated lightweight aggregate is typically added as fine aggregate, since that... More

Using Lightweight Aggregate for Internal Curing
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Using Lightweight Aggregate for Internal Curing

Using lightweight aggregate to cure the concrete inside the slab helps resolve... More

World of Concrete 2015 Preview
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World of Concrete 2015 Preview

World of Concrete 2015 is right around the corner. Register early to save and sign... More

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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? More

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Curing: Blankets or Curing Compound?

On the CC LinkedIn group page, this question on curing was posed and, boy, did we get some answers! More

Concrete Additive for Ready-Mix Concrete
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Concrete Additive for Ready-Mix Concrete

A ready-mix concrete booster that makes concrete stronger, harder and waterproof... More

Identifying Cracks in Slabs
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Identifying Cracks in Slabs

Cracks in concrete slabs have different causes and different repair requirements. More

Slabs of all Sorts
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Slabs of all Sorts

Boasting installation of more than 40 million square feet of concrete floors, D.J.... More

Discussing Joint-Free Floor Slabs at World of Concrete
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Discussing Joint-Free Floor Slabs at World of Concrete

Joints in industrial floors are the single most common reason for failure. At the... More

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