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Optimism Prevails Optimism Prevails

Despite uncertainties over the global economy, U.S. presidential election, and even the weather, producers are bolstered by rising demand and revenue. Read more

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Preventing Dust on Concrete

Dusting of slabs has several causes but always results when a layer of weak paste sits at concrete’s surface. Read more

ASTM Standards
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ASTM Standards

Why are ASTM standards important and why should concrete producers pay attention... Read more

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Aggregate Gradation Matters

How we buy and sell aggregate is quite different, and it can lead to trouble. Most specifications require coarse and fine aggregate to conform to the requirements, including the gradation, of ASTM C33. Read more

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Low Concrete Compressive Strength and Cores

ACI 301 gives direction to what is to be done in the event compressive strength results have fallen below the specified strength. Read more

Mix Designs and Polished Concrete
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Mix Designs and Polished Concrete

Concrete that will be ground and polished benefits from having a larger coarse... Read more

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