Mix Designs

  • The SPTO 4000 Pump from Schwing

    The Unsung hero of our fleet.

     
  • SCC J-Ring Test Updated

    C1621/C1621M - Standard Test Method for Passing Ability of Self-Consolidating Concrete by J-Ring has been revised to C1621/C1621M-14 developed by Committee C09.47, ASTM BOS Volume 04.02.

     
  • Concrete Industry Management Seeks Auction Donations

    The Concrete Industry Management program seeks donations for its 10th annual auction to be held at the World of Concrete on Feb. 4.

     
  • Sharing Pervious Opportunities in Brazil

    This promoter is working hard to increase pervious concrete's market share.

     
  • PCA releases free editions of two must-have concrete publications

    Two must-have publications on reinforced concrete design are now available free-of-charge on the Portland Cement Association (PCA) website.

     
  • ASTM Publishes New Product Category Rules for Cement

    ASTM International has partnered with the Slag Cement Association to develop new Product Category Rules for slag cement.

     
  • U.S. Concrete Buys Texas Producers

    Ingram Concrete, a unit of U.S. Concrete, has acquired City Concrete in Wichita Falls and Pitts Ready Mix of Burkburnett. Three concrete plants and 24 ready-mixed concrete trucks were purchased.

     
  • Designing Our Future

    To be a significant player in the next decade your plans must consider how BIM will affect your customers' business, and yours.

     
  • The Advantages of Portland-Limestone Cement

    Portland-limestone cement may significantly improve concrete's sustainable characteristics. It has a smaller carbon footprint with no drawbacks.

     
  • Vulcan Announces Second Quarter 2014 Results

    Tom Hill, President and Chief Executive Officer, said, "Our second quarter results further demonstrate the earnings leverage of volume growth in our aggregates business, and our continuing improvements to margins and unit profitability."

     
  • Environmental Product Declarations

    Creating environmental product declarations for its customers, the manufacturer can help concrete producers meet LEED v4 requirements for new materials and resource credit.

     
  • 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.

     
  • The Risks of Low-Cement Concrete

    What precautions should a producer take when making concrete with a ternary blend and only 25% cement?

     
  • CIM Program Names new Board

    The National Steering Committee for the Concrete Industry Management program, a business intensive program that awards students with a four-year Bachelor of Science degree in Concrete Industry Management, recently elected new officers and board members.

     
  • ASTM C-94 Updated

    C94/C94M - Standard Specification for Ready-Mixed Concrete has been revised to C94/C94M-14a developed by Committee C09.40, ASTM BOS Volume 04.02.

     
  • Our Nation’s Best Export

    For more than 100 years our concrete industry has been setting the standard for safety through its work on C09 on Concrete and Concrete Aggregates.

     
  • ASTM Committee C09 Celebrates Centennial

    The ASTM International committee celebrated its 100th anniversary during a reception and dinner on June 23 at the Sheraton Centre Toronto, Canada.

     
  • 2015 Concrete Sustainability Conference

    NRMCA is seeking proposals for presentations at the 2015 International Concrete Sustainability Conference. The 10th annual conference will provide learning opportunities on the latest advances, technical knowledge, continuing research, tools and solutions for sustainable concrete design...

     
  • DOT Uses Pervious Concrete for Parking Lot Expansion

    Supporting mobility and minimizing environmental impacts, the Maryland State Highway Administration is installing pervious pavement systems at two park and ride lots in Baltimore and Anne Arundel counties.

     
  • Just Published: Improving Concrete Quality

    NRMCA introduces Improving Concrete Quality, which discusses concrete quality measurement, as well as the tangible and intangible benefits due to improved quality.

     
 
 
 

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