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  • 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.

  • Where are our Iconic Concrete Plants? Part 2

    In what Wyoming town in 1909, was the first documented delivery of ready-mixed concrete? Help us identify our industry's most iconic ready-mix plants.

  • Concrete Plant Upgrades

    The most common reason producers are replacing old equipment is that plants are just wearing out. In many areas, they are operating plants fabricated and erected in the 1960s and 1970s.

  • Concrete Plant Upgrades: Quick Changes

    Automated mixer cleaners increase productivity safely.

  • Shaking up Productivity

    Besser's machine upgrade technology, Advanced Servo Vibration, is a turnkey package available for CAM machines, such as currently Vibrapacs, Dynapacs, Ultrapacs, and Superpacs models.

  • Where are our Iconic Concrete Plants?

    We'd like to document the location and history of the iconic concrete plants that have produced the concrete that built America.