Other stories by Rick Yelton

  • 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.

  • Carbon Dioxide Reverses Roles

    Research may switch the role of carbon dioxide from industry foe to key partner.

  • Concrete Holds Many Opportunities

    Despite some trials and tribulations, our industry leaders are positive about the future.

  • Sharing North American Concrete Production Ideas with India

    I plan to profile several recently erected production plants. I’d like to profile ready-mixed concrete, pipe production, wet-cast precast, block, and hollowcore operations to our Indian attendees. And I'm looking for recent projects to profile.

  • Concrete Production Has Come a Long Way in the Last Hundred Years

    Take a look at this hand-made concrete mixer on display at the Washington Island Farm Museum in Door County, Wisconsin.

  • Sharing Pervious Opportunities in Brazil

    This promoter is working hard to increase pervious concrete's market share.

  • Designing Our Future

    To be a significant player in the next decade your plans must consider how BIM will affect your customers' business, and yours.

  • Designing our Future with BIM

    The Charles Pankow Foundation has been very supportive in helping our industry incorporate building information modeling (BIM) into concrete construction.

  • Paving RCC’s Promotion

    If our industry is going to gain a larger percentage of the secondary and municipal; pavement market, we must work to have RCC pavement not be limited to special or experimental paving projects.