Other stories by Rick Yelton

  • Concrete Jobs: Visit a CIM Campus

    Every potential college student you know should stop at one of the four CIM college campuses offering a concrete industry degree. It's a not only a great industry, but jobs are on the rise and employers are looking for the right talent.

  • What's New From World of Concrete Europe?

    Concrete producers around the world face many of the same challenges. World of Concrete Europe provided the space and networking opportunities to discuss what's new for the industry.

  • Trucks at World of Concrete

    Several truck manufacturers at World of Concrete introduced chassis that provide producers greater payloads and increased maneuverability, while making drivers more efficient.

  • New Association Forms to Promote ICFs

    The mission of the Council of ICF Industries is to promote and enhance the social, environmental, and economic value of ICFs in North America.

  • Back to Basics but in a Different Way

    ACI 318-14 will help increase concrete’s use in the future

  • What will Influence your Operations in 2015?

    There are several important industry trends which might influence your business operations.

  • ACI 318-14 Gets Overhaul

    ACI 318-14, Building Code Requirements for Structural Concrete, was completely overhauled. The committee responsible for the new document reorganized the code's greater ease of use.

  • How Are You Benchmarking?

    I'm thinking things are better, even for next year. But how are you feeling now about 2015?

  • Meet with us in DC

    Next week ACI will be holding its fall convention at Washington Hilton, Washington, D.C. For many producers this sounds as exciting as chipping out a full drum of hardened concrete. After all, isn’t ACI just a group of engineers and researchers?

  • Sharing Our News of Career Opportunity

    With so many deep layoffs in our ranks, many locations are trying to rehire positions only to be stymied by lack of interest.