Concrete Technology

  • Improving Concrete Quality Course

    NRMCA is presenting a new one-day course, Improving Concrete Quality,for concrete producers, ingredient material suppliers, engineers, testing labs and contractors. 

     
  • Mini Wireless Controls

    Magnetek, Inc. announced the availability of their new line of lightweight, “miniature” transmitters. These compact, lightweight controls provide an effective yet economical solution for controlling small fluid-powered machines used in applications such as construction and work trucks.

     
  • Concrete Aids Resilient Design

    Producers can raise awareness of the importance of resilient design and promote using concrete structures and products.

     
  • Reinforcing Steel Technology

    MMFX2 has been independently proven to be five times more corrosion-resistant and up to twice as strong as conventional steel.

     
  • PCI Celebrates 60th Anniversary at Annual Conference

    The 60th Anniversary Convention promises to be the best in PCI history, with educational offerings, technical program, and products from exhibitors.

     
  • Designing our Future with BIM

    The Charles Pankow Foundation has been very supportive in helping our industry incorporate building information modeling (BIM) into concrete construction.

     
  • 5 Must-Have Apps

    We asked professionals from across the industry to share the apps that keep them organized. Here are five of their favorites.

     
  • Charton to Retire from Cummins

    Steve Charlton, Vice President and Chief Technical Officer - Engine Business, plans to retire from Cummins effective July 1. The company also announced that Jennifer Rumsey has been named Vice President, Engineering for the Engine Business, succeeding Steve Charlton.

     
  • Command Alkon Training and Tech Conference

    The Command Alkon Training & Technology Conference will be held Nov. 12-13 at the Hilton New Orleans Riverside. This event is one of the industry’s largest, focused solutions for producers of ready-mix, manufactured concrete, aggregate, and cement.

     
  • Mobile App for Payroll Time Entry

    Payroll Time Entry app lets supervisors and project managers quickly and easily enter labor and equipment hours directly from the jobsite.

     
  • WOC Space Draw Begins Next Week

    Be sure to be a part of the concrete industry biggest event in 2015. World of Concrete will begin space assigning booth locations for the 2015 event next week.

     
  • Bindicator Adds InvisiLink Wireless Radio

    Bindicator announced the addition of the InvisiLink Wireless Radio to the product offering. Having a wireless solution allows users to eliminate hard wiring and conduit between units, which allows for significant cost savings during installation and maintenance of equipment.

     
  • Advancements in Wind Turbine Technology: Improving Efficiency and Reducing Cost

    More powerful, efficient and affordable turbines are helping to dramatically increase wind power capacity.

     
  • Digitally Fabricated Concrete: The future of manufacturing is already here

    The idea of linking a robotic armature to a large gantry to essentially 3D print with concrete is being explored by several different teams around the world.

     
  • Reducing Precast's Environmental Footprint

    Lafarge has signed a partnership agreement with the US start-up Solidia  Technologies® to industrialize an innovative technology that could reduce the  environmental footprint of pre-cast concrete.

     
  • EcoFit Urea Tanks and Lines

    Cummins Emission Solutions' EcoFit urea portfolio includes a wide range of urea tanks featuring intelligence for monitoring and maintaining urea quality, level and temperature, as well as a variety of urea lines designed to meet installation needs for many applications and engine platforms.

     
  • Technology for Freeze-thaw Durability Eliminates Air-entrained Concrete

    Patent-pending, microsphere-based admixture and point-of-use manufacturing system developed to help concrete professionals overcome the challenges traditionally associated with the variability and uncertainty of producing air-entrained concrete.

     
  • Platform for Easy Account Retrieval

    No more limits to where and when your customers can request orders or retrieve account information.

     
  • Making Cracks Invisible

    New admixture will significantly minimize the potential for drying shrinkage cracking to such an extent that cracks may not form.

     
  • The Need for Resilient Construction

    There is strong market segment growth for concrete home building as resilient construction gets more attention.

     
 
 
 

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