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  • Harbor waters rose along the coast of Manhattan as Superstorm Sandy rolled in.

    Waterproofing Bloomberg After Hurricane Sandy

    After the mechanical room at Bloomberg's Manhattan office received 2.5 feet of water, the financial news provider sought to mitigate flooding in the future. New concrete walls were poured in the building.

     
  • Durable Concrete Chemistry

    Admixtures are available today that can significantly increase durability. Here is a look at the benefits and potential limitations of these specialty admixtures.

     
  • The environment, admixtures, cement, and supplementary materials can affect the window of opportunity for finishing concrete.

    Solving Concrete Finishing Problems

    Two factors impact the ability to finish concrete. The first is available paste in the mixture. The second is the window of time to allow finishing to be complete.

     
  • Concrete Pumping at 2014 World of Concrete

    Innovators continue to improve concrete pumping operations. In the 2014 Most Innovative Product Award program, three World of Concrete exhibitors have nominated products that will continue to increase pumpers' efficiency, safety, and productivity.

     
  • Let World of Concrete help Build your Legacy

    The Concrete Producer is part of your self-improvement process. Let us help you be a legacy innovator.

     
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    The Silvi Group Continues Their Yule Tradition in the Delaware Valley

    The Silvi Group once again continued the annual practice of donating holiday turkeys to volunteer firefighters throughout the Delaware Valley. This year, Silvi donated 340 turkeys to the many volunteers.

     
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    Building the NCE Rook - Part 1

    After months of design and preparation, a dedicated group of CIM students culminated phase one of a special project: the pouring of a concrete rook. The concrete rook is the symbol of the Newark College of Engineering.

     
  • Producers Collaborate on Stan Musial Veterans Memorial Bridge

    Two producers formed a mutually beneficial arrangement that provided expertise on both sides of the river. Massive amounts of concrete were produced for the high-profile, fast-paced project in two states.

     
  • Vexcon Chemicals StarSeal PS Ultra Stain

    StarSeal PS Ultra Stain will penetrate and color any interior or exterior new or old concrete surface prior to being ground and polished, densified or sealed. The product is ideal for high UV exposed environments. When properly installed StarSeal PS Ultra Stain deeply penetrates the surface...

     
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    Solidifying the World of Concrete

    In this month’s issue we are drawing attention to a few more folks who are working on industry initiatives that could be about to shape your future. These influencers are not only shaping the North American concrete industry. Thanks to the world wide web, and now with our expansion plans for World...

     
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    Power WOC Breakfasts

    Las Vegas never sleeps. So for those World of Concrete attendees who arrive early at the Las Vegas Convention Center, we’ve launched “Breakfast with the Experts”.

     
  • USG Corp. DUROCK EcoCap Self-Leveling Underlayment

    DUROCK EcoCap self-leveling underlayment is an innovative cementitious floor topping specifically engineered for application over concrete substrates. DUROCK EcoCap, with its breakthrough environmentally sustainable geopolymer binder technology, provides a fast-drying, smooth and monolithic surface...

     
  • Showcasing SCC at World of Concrete

    This special event features contractors who will showcase how they've benefited from using self-consolidating concrete (SCC). It takes place 1-4 p.m., Jan. 20, at the show in Las Vegas.

     
  • This bag has traveled far and wide this year, helping its owner promote World of Concrete, Americas main concrete event.

    World of Concrete goes International

    Rick Yelton has shared the World of Concrete experience far and wide, traveling to Brazil, India, and the Philippines this year. He found producers and contractors share common problems and successes in every part of the world.

     
  • A 2012 ASTM standard specifying lightweight aggregate for internal curing is already improving concrete

    When the ASTM Standard Specification for Lightweight Aggregate for Internal Curing of Concrete was published in 2012, the standard change revealed a new understanding about the importance of high-level hydration of concrete. One year later, we look at how ASTM Standards C09 and C09.21 are...

     
  • Left to right, Jeff Davis, Ryan Henkensiefken, and Mike Donovan have helped Central Concrete Supply lead the industry in developing Environmental Product Declarations.

    Influencer: Central Concrete Supply Co.

    The San Jose, Calif., producer leads the nation in developing Environmental Product Declarations (EPDs). EPDs disclose environmental data such as carbon emissions, water use, and embodied energy.

     
  • Jason Weiss, Ph.D., teaches civil engineering at Purdue University and leads research to prevent one of concretes greatest plaguescracking. Photo: Purdue University

    Influencer: Jason Weiss

    Jason Weiss' internal curing research reveals small changes that result in big improvements. For more than a decade, Weiss and his Purdue University students have worked to improve concrete with internal curing.

     
  • John Deere Operator Challenge

    2014 World of Concrete Preview

    A look at what concrete producers can expect at World of Concrete 2014.

     
  • Durable Plastic Film

    Special resin blend produces a light, strong, and durable film.

     
  • Twin-shaft Mixes Materials Evenly

    One operator can change this twin-shaft mixer's lining plates in one day.

     
 
 
 
 

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