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Synthetic Lightweight Additives Advance Concrete Synthetic Lightweight Additives Advance Concrete

Concrete technology: Advances in lightweight synthetic aggregate substitutes. Read more

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Slag Recycler Uses Dust Suppression Cannon To Meet Air Quality Regulations

A Canadian environmental solutions firm operating a slag recycling plant in...

Karl Watson Jr. Joins Command Alkon Board

He is a past chairman of the Florida Concrete and Products Association and the NRMCA.

Serve your Best Customers First

Customer segmentation has long been a standard in other industries. For example,...

Why do so Many Construction Workers Commit Suicide?

Construction is an industry where you are more likely to self-destruct. The...

U.S. Concrete Buys Another Big Apple Producer

U.S. Concrete has acquired Kings Ready Mix, a ready-mixed concrete producer...

Wrigley Field Stands Test of Time

Now, if the Cubs can only win a World Series.

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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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