Other stories by Rick Yelton

  • 3D Concrete Innovator

    Alexander LaRoux wants to introduce adept printing to concrete construction and has fabricated his own 3D concrete printer.

  • How 3D Printing Works

    Once very expensive, the development of desktop 3D printers has made the technology more accessible to small and mid-sized businesses.

  • 3D Concrete

    3D printing is a manufacturing process that builds layers to create a three-dimensional solid object from a digital model. Thanks to its acceptance and development in other industries, it’s rapidly garnering interest in concrete.

  • Steel Fiber Measuring

    When a concrete order includes fibers, producers and contractors have guidance on how to keep the numbers right.

  • 2015 Infuencers

    Producers who prepare business strategies that address these observable trends will be better-prepared to meet the unforeseen future.

  • 2015 Influencers: The Millennial Generation

    In 10 years, three out of every four workers will be a millennial, born between the 1980s and 2000.

  • 2015 Influencer: Producers Stopping Wood

    How the concrete industry reacts to the downward trend in concrete buildings in the mid-rise building market is important for 2016 and beyond.

  • 2015 Influencer: Dr. Lawrence Sutter

    Lawrence Sutter has developed a path by which ACMs can be introduced into commercial concrete. His efforts will have a major influence on the future of concrete production and concrete construction.

  • Buying a new Truck

    Consider all aspects when specifying new trucks for purchase, including driver retention.

  • Contractor or Employee?

    Producers may be forced to hire some familiar faces who had been working as independent contractors.