Other stories by Rick Yelton

  • 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.

  • 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