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The Impact of Tier 4 Diesel Engines

Tier 4 diesel engine requirements are upon us.

New emissions control requirements on diesel engines will create some challenges for contractors.

 

Business

 

America's Concrete Contractors

Concrete Construction magazine is looking for North America’s most successful and well-run concrete contractors.


 

America's Concrete Contractors

 
 

The Five Most Influential People in the Concrete Industry

Each year some people stand out as leading the industry and pushing us to change.


 

Top Influencers

  • 2014 Influencer: Bruce Suprenant

    Currently the technical director of the American Society of Concrete Contractors, Bruce Suprenant have been an advocate for concrete...

     
  • 2014 Influencer: Anne Ellis

    ACI President Anne Ellis is striving to make the institute relevant in the future and more reflective of its international audience.

     
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    2014 Influencer: Bill Phelan

    Bill Phelan is a strong advocate for self-consolidating concrete and has promoted new materials.

     
 
 

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Contracting

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The Economy

  • Cement & Concrete Day on the Hill

    The second annual Cement & Concrete Day on the Hill brings together representatives from more than a dozen related-industry associations. The goal is to promote the expanded use of cement and concrete in federal infrastructure projects, from highways and bridges to dams and mass transit.

     
  • Cement Outlook: Congress is the Wild Card

    All the pieces are in place to trigger a multiyear increase in demand for portland cement.

     
  • 7 Important Things To Know Before Financing Equipment

    Understanding the ways in which leasing fits your company’s particular needs can help to build a solid business case for financing as well as determine which financing option to choose. This decision requires careful assessment of your financial, operational, and situational needs.

     
 

Finance

  • Repairing Concrete Structures

    Good concrete restoration work demands advanced planning, attention to detail, great follow-through, and more than a passing regard for...

     
  • J McLoughlin Engineering Inc. was able to complete the 22-mile Interstate 210 job on deadline with help from a team of subcontractors and E-Z Drill equipment.

    Drilling at the Speed of Night

    Contractor uses E-Z Drill units for concrete repaving job on California's Interstate 210.

     
  • PCA Economist: Pursue Paving

    Ed Sullivan, chief economist for the Portland Cement Association veered off from his typical economic forecast to indentify a market that...

     

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