Other stories by Rick%20Yelton

  • Creating a Glimpse of What’s Happening

    This year’s survey is probably more important than any we have conducted in the past.

  • A Father's Day Gift Payback

    Suggesting the CIM program to a high school student is opening the door to a career, and a better chance for our industry to grow.

  • Fall Protection Showcase at World of Concrete

    The showcase was a hands-on education/demonstration area where attendees learned how to properly use personal fall protection equipment and review the three vital components that make up a complete fall protection system—anchorage, body support, and means of connection.

  • Masonry Veneer Live at World of Concrete

    Oldcastle Architectural supports industry education for current and future attendees at WOC 2014 with $10,000 to Skills USA’s Masonry Committee.

  • Masonry Heater Showcase at World of Concrete

    MHA heats up World of Concrete with a display of wood-burning appliance construction.

  • On Camera

    EarthCam launched its new ConstructionCamTV – a 24-hour “TV channel” devoted to a global network of live construction cameras. Just imagine watching not only your work, but your competitor’s as well!

  • Managing Business Cards - Update

    Reader suggestions on how to organize paper business cards

  • 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.

  • 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...

  • Recognizing the Science Around Coal Ash, Finally

    These positive indications come at an important time for our industry. Fly ash use in concrete was at its lowest level in 2013, for many decades. Coal power plant operators, uncertain of the EPA’s final ruling, weren’t interested in investing in fly ash beneficiating  operations. And some...