Other stories by Shelby O. Mitchell

  • Holy precast… it’s a concrete bat cave!

    The National Precast Concrete Association’s (NPCA) annual Creative Use of Precast Awards are known for highlighting some of the industry’s most interesting work. This year was no different.

  • Infrastructure Spending: Hope or Hype?

    It’s been four years, but many in the concrete industry may be feeling the déjà vu of cautious optimism we sensed before the American Recovery and Reinvestment (Stimulus) Act promised funding for infrastructure projects in 2009.

  • Spanning the Lone Star State

    How three Texas precasters are meeting the challenges of a booming infrastructure market.

  • Mobile Block and Paver Plant

    Concrete block and paver producers can maintain healthy margins and extend their delivery territories by using a mobile block plant.

  • Longer, leaner beams give precast an advantage

    Many state DOTs are collaborating with industry associations and experts to develop bridge beams that are more efficient for both bridge designers and precast producers.

  • Can concrete save the U.S. economy?

    Calls for improving America’s infrastructure are getting louder by the day.

  • World of Concrete attendance reflects industry optimism

    Although we often look to housing starts or construction employment numbers to gauge growth in the concrete industry, many also watch another key indicator: attendance at World of Concrete.

  • World of Concrete: What’s in it for producers?

    As many of you know, the industry’s only annual event for commercial concrete and masonry construction – World of Concrete – isn’t just for contractors.

  • WOC products for producers

    If you’re planning to attend World of Concrete, don’t forget to set aside some time to browse through the Las Vegas Convention Center’s North Hall — home of the show’s Producer Center.

  • Changes at TCP

    One look will tell you that TCP is updating its digital identity. Our editorial staff is changing, too.