High Performance Fire Protection
Superior fire protection with simple and cost effective installation ideal for use...
PCA Expands Codes Department; Appoints Hall Manager
William “Jay” Hall returns to the Portland Cement Association (PCA) as manager of codes and standards.
Tunnel Lining Material
FireMaster FireBarrier 135 is a concrete tunnel lining fire protection and the...
Sammys Anchor Solutions Proving to be Popular with Many Trades
Sammys threaded rod anchors from ITW Buildex has earned its well deserved...
Concrete and Resilient Construction go Hand-in-Hand
Hurricanes, tornadoes, and floods cause more widespread damage than they used to...
Troubleshooting: Stair Treads and Slopes
Building code requirements for concrete stair surfaces.
Delta Tie Achieves Critical Fire Test Ratings
Delta Tie, an insulated, tilt up concrete panel connector, has achieved the distinction of achieving the desired fire ratings prescribed in the NFPA.285 fire test and, most recently, the ASTM E-119 fire test.
Pipe Gets Fired Up
Hanson Pipe & Precast recently donated concrete pipe and precast products to the...
Fire Station Adds Concrete Dorm
Royal Concrete Concepts (RCC), a manufacturer of pre-engineered concrete building systems, is adding eight dorm rooms totaling 5,000 square feet to Fire Station #32 in Hobe Sound, Fla.
ICF Home Built Following Wildfire
Tom and Pam Moore thought their house in the hills of north Poway was reasonably protected from wildfires. It had concrete siding, a tile roof, covered eaves, a healthy defensible space around it and a fire hose.