What is Durability?
Defining what's meant by failure may be the place to start
Wood-Frame Apartment Fires Prompts Call for Examination of State Building Codes
New Jersey voters overwhelmingly support legislative changes to make buildings in...
Concrete Ship Damaged by Strong Waves
Last winter, El Niño storm waves split the S.S. Palo Alto ship. And on Saturday,...
Using High-elastic Modulus Concrete in New Tower Designs
Thinner columns and beams create roomier interiors for tight urban sites.
Three Cutting-Edge Concrete Floor Coatings
We asked the author of our recent article on new polyaspartic technology for the names of some of these new products. Here’s what he came back with.
What's in the Spec?
ACI 301-16 tells you what must be in project documents
Imagine the steady income you'd enjoy if building managers paid your company to...
Breakfast with the Experts
Back for a third year, these morning sessions will provide attendees peer-to-peer...
Filling Control Joints in Concrete Slabs
Properly installing and maintaining control joint fillers in concrete slabs can...
My daughter and I go hiking most Sundays and yesterday’s hike took us about a mile’s hike up a narrow Colorado canyon where the remnants of a long-abandoned concrete dam block half of the river. This dam was started in the 1930s by the Colorado branch of the Ku Klux Klan, which apparently ran out of money well before any water was impounded.