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Standard Concrete Products rescues I-85, Atlanta from Endless Delays

Georgia precast producer no stranger to stringent timelines and emergent repairs after fiery bridge collapse. More

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Here's a Tip: Indented cement shows unique properties

Rice University scientists have determined that no matter how large or small a...

Comme des Garçons Celebrates Concrete with Latest Perfume

Concrete is the muse for a new fragrance by Japanese fashion house Comme des...

Producer to Watch: Smith Ready Mix

Celebrating their 70th anniversary this family business shows no signs of slowing.

Another Fire in String of Wood Fueled Catastrophes across the Country

7 Hurt, 130 residents left homeless after arson fire torches apartment complex.

Man Trapped in Cement Hopper in Chicago Rescued

A rescue team freed a man trapped in a cement hopper for more than two and a half...

Precast Concrete Award Entries Now Open

Precast concrete will once again take centre stage at the Concrete Manufacturers...

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What Exactly is Green Concrete

It shouldn’t cost significantly more to develop products that use less material or... 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. More

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ASTM Standards

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

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