February-March 2020 Table of Contents

Insider Information
Vital Truths Bill's Blog Vital Truths

As I retire as CC editor, I am reminded that everything in life is impermanent. Read more

Departments
Martin Concrete Construction Contractor to Watch Martin Concrete Construction

This Kennesaw, Ga., outfit has seen its sales volume increase almost 17 times since the Great Recession. Read more

St. Pete Pier, St. Petersburg, Fla. Projects That Rock St. Pete Pier, St. Petersburg, Fla.

Working with Skanska USA Building, McLaren Engineering Group had to uniquely engineer and construct the pierhead building for this new Gulf Coast landmark. Read more

What Is the Goal of Leadership? Uncommon Sense What Is the Goal of Leadership?

Ask more questions to get people to think effectively for themselves. Read more

Features
Building Post-Tensioned Podiums Post-Tension Building Post-Tensioned Podiums

While these are not the simplest structures, they are a great market for those willing and able to do the work. Read more

ICRI Guide to How to Repair Concrete Structures Repair ICRI Guide to How to Repair Concrete Structures

New documents raise the performance level of repair and protection systems. Read more

ACI Guide to Improving the Performance of Repaired Concrete Structures Repair ACI Guide to Improving the Performance of Repaired Concrete Structures

A member of Committee 562 discusses the third version of the concrete repair code developed by the American Concrete Institute. Read more

Dealing with Ambient Conditions When Placing Concrete Toppings Slabs Dealing with Ambient Conditions When Placing Concrete Toppings

Rain, heat, and cold can all have a negative impact on a topping slab. Read more

Concrete Surfaces
Hildene Capital Management, Honorable Mention--Commercial Projects 2019 Polished Concrete Awards Hildene Capital Management, Honorable Mention--Commercial Projects

Blending all the cracks, holes, and blemishes in an old floor to show little to no patch work. Read more

Exposed Aggregate ‘Rocks’ Exposed Aggregate ‘Rocks’

New technology, new systems, and creativity are changing the look and life of integrally mixed or seeded exposed aggregate hardscapes. Read more

How You Should Go About Networking with Other Contractors Decorative Concrete How You Should Go About Networking with Other Contractors

In this second part of a two-part series, our concrete professional shows you how to avoid working with the wrong people, which can ruin your business. Read more

Technology
How Digitization is Transforming Workflows and Optimizing Layout for Concrete Professionals Technology How Digitization is Transforming Workflows and Optimizing Layout for Concrete Professionals

A data-driven approach empowers layout professionals to leverage technology to meet the demands of increasingly complex projects. Read more

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