Other stories by Rick Yelton

  • The Need for Resilient Construction

    There is strong market segment growth for concrete home building as resilient construction gets more attention.

  • Smaller Is Much Better

    This special class of shrinkage- reducing admixture uses a patent-pending technology to limits initial crack width in high-performance, crack-prone (HPCP) concrete mixtures. In lab tests, concrete mixtures were tested in accordance with ASTM C1581 test method created crack widths of at about 175mm...

  • Liebherr Truck-Mounted Concrete Pump 37 XXT

    Liebherr's XXT concrete pump is designed for low torsion and is extremely robust.

  • Schwing Radio Remote Control

    Operators can direct boom operation and concrete pumping from hundreds of feet away with Schwing's new wireless radio remote control.

  • Washout Watchdog Porta-Pit

    The Porta-Pit concrete washout container is designed for no-spill security.

  • Concrete Pumping at 2014 World of Concrete

    Innovators continue to improve concrete pumping operations. In the 2014 Most Innovative Product Award program, three World of Concrete exhibitors have nominated products that will continue to increase pumpers' efficiency, safety, and productivity.

  • Let World of Concrete help Build your Legacy

    The Concrete Producer is part of your self-improvement process. Let us help you be a legacy innovator.

  • Planning for Our Gathering

    This World of Concrete for has been fun to plan. First of all, it’s our 40th Anniversary, and there’s the planning that goes along with the extra celebratory events. Second, we have added a host of industry related activities that reflect the renewed spirit of optimism that is just starting to...

  • A Resilient Market

    The concrete industry’s best marketers for residential construction are those guys who chase tornados and report on hurricanes. Every time they show a damaged wood-frame structure, it’s a subtle reminder that concrete and masonry homes would have stood the test.

  • Solidifying the World of Concrete

    In this month’s issue we are drawing attention to a few more folks who are working on industry initiatives that could be about to shape your future. These influencers are not only shaping the North American concrete industry. Thanks to the world wide web, and now with our expansion plans for World...