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Six Concrete Homes that Are Storm-Proof and Stylish

For hurricane-prone coastal areas, you can't get more resilient than concrete... More

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Stronger Concrete Through Nanotechnology Innovations

Small but mighty – Researchers are using nanotechnology to develop self-healing and more durable concrete. More

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Nanotechnology Innovations Could Mean Stronger Concrete

Researchers at Purdue University in Indiana, and in the UK, are exploring new findings at the molecular level that could lead to both self-healing and more durable concrete. More

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Enhancing Performance with PLC

You may not know much about portland limestone cement (PLC) but it’s coming soon to a project near you. Attend the Building Successful Public Projects luncheon and forum on Thursday, February 5 at the World of Concrete to learn all about this innovative material and how it was used on a major pavement project in Denver. More

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Winner: Pena Boulevard, Denver

A high level of collaboration and expertise was critical for the Pena Boulevard... More

Meet CPAA’s New President: Chad Gill

Don't miss this engaging Q&A with Chad Gill, robotics design engineer turned polished concrete contractor. More

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Architects to Help Promote NIBS Performance-Based Guide

The American Institute of Architects (AIA) announced it has agreed to support a new performance-based guide developed by the National Institute of Building Sciences (NIBS). The National Performance-Based Design Guide (NPBDG) is the first broad-reaching performance-based tool for use by facility owners and building industry professionals. More

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5 Lessons from America’s Concrete Contractors

The companies on this year’s list of America’s Concrete Contractors are at the... More

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Safety First

A commitment to be a world-class safety organization drives LeChase Construction... More

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