Other stories by Rick Yelton

  • 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.

  • 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.