Mix Designs

  • Family-run Producer Establishes Presence in the U.S.

    By bringing together outstanding equipment, technology, and innovative techniques, Supermix meets and exceeds customers' quality and service expectations.

     
  • A New Darker Shade of Black Pigment

    The EA375GP Black is a complex matrix of Bayferrox inorganic metal oxide pigment. The pigment is a free-flowing, low-dusting blend supplied as granules.

     
  • Pervious Concrete Live!

    Attendees of World of Concrete get hands-on experience with pervious concrete.

     
  • Roller Compacted Concrete at World of Concrete

    Three days of demonstrations showing attendees how RCC is a viable option for local streets and roads was well as industrial parking areas.

     
  • Discussing Joint-Free Floor Slabs at World of Concrete

    Joints in industrial floors are the single most common reason for failure. At the Concrete Slabs Luncheon at World of Concrete, we learned about a few approaches to building floors with much wider joint spacing.

     
  • Chicago Concrete Truck Drivers Go On Strike

    About 400 concrete truck drivers walked off their jobs recently, after rejecting a proposed labor contract with the Northern Illinois Ready Mix and Materials Association.

     
  • About 400 Chicago Concrete Truck Drivers Go On Strike

    About 400 concrete truck drivers walked off their jobs on Tuesday and Wednesday after rejecting a proposed labor contract with the Northern Illinois Ready Mix and Materials Association.

     
  • EPD Development Service for Concrete Mixtures

    The Admixture Systems business of BASF’s Construction Chemicals division today announces the launch of a third-party critically reviewed Environmental Product Declaration (EPD) Manager tool for concrete. This tool enables BASF to create customer specific EPDs for concrete to help communicate the...

     
  • Fixing One of America's Busiest Bridges

    How San Francisco’s new Bay Bridge was repaired, with traffic flowing, after 32 anchor rods snapped.

     
  • Roller-Compacted Concrete: Then and Now

    RCC materials, equipment, and construction techniques have changed little over the past 28 years, accoring to contractor Terry Peltz.

     
  • Moving Forward

    But now might be the time for producers to reconsider ACI committee membership. There’s a new feel to ACI and it’s more than the new colorful logo unveiled in the World of Concrete’s Gold Lot.

     
  • CalCIMA Earns Achievement Award

    The American Concrete Institute (ACI) has presented its Distinguished Achievement Award to the California Construction and Industrial Materials Association (CalCIMA).  The award was presented at the ACI Spring 2014 Convention in Reno, Nevada, March 23.

     
  • NRMCA Honors Leaders at Convention

    The National Ready Mixed Concrete Association presented the several awards during its annual convention held earlier this month in Las Vegas, just before the CONEXPO-CON/AGG Show.

     
  • 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.

     
  • U.S. Concrete Acquires Ready-Mix Assets In West Texas

    U.S. Concrete, Inc. announced that its wholly owned subsidiary, Ingram Concrete, LLC, has acquired the ready-mix assets of T&S Ventures, LLC,headquartered in Sweetwater, Texas.

     
  • Vulcan Materials Completes Sale Of Florida Cement And Concrete Assets

    The previously announced sale of Vulcan Materials to Cementos Argos is officially completed, for gross cash proceeds of $720 million.

     
  • A Backpack Full of Innovation

    Our industry is blessed with great manufacturers and suppliers. Even with the depressed business climate, research and development has continued. And it has been at breakneck speed. Their hard work is now my hard work. Over the next few weeks I will be posting hundreds of new products, materials...

     
  • Redi-Mix Earns 2014 Concrete Cares Award From the NRMCA

    Redi-Mix, LLC, a business unit of U.S. Concrete, Inc., has announced it was awarded the 2014 Concrete Cares Award from the National Ready Mixed Concrete Association in recognition of its longstanding commitment to giving back to its community and, specifically for this past year, for its work on...

     
  • 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.

     
  • Texas-Based NRMCA Producer Member Earns 2014 Concrete Cares Award

    The Manufacturers, Products & Services Division of the National Ready Mixed Concrete Association has awarded the 2014 Concrete Cares Award to Redi-Mix Concrete, a U.S. Concrete Company, in recognition of its longstanding commitment to giving back to its community and, specifically for this past...

     
 
 
 

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