Other stories by Tom Bagsarian

  • Back to Basics at World of Concrete

    Optimism fills the air at the annual show in Las Vegas.

  • Announcing our 2012 Influencers

    The Concrete Producer’s 2012 Industry Influencers are...

  • Starting the New Year Right

    There was a time not so long ago when I would make New Year’s resolutions. And I did a pretty good job of keeping them. Some were easy, but others required some effort. I’m glad I accomplished them all.

  • Lean Machine

    Bakersfield lacks the notoriety, glamour, and fame of other California cities, such as Los Angeles, San Francisco, and San Diego. Yet many outside the Golden State probably don't realize that a huge population gain from 70,000 to 350,000 in just 40 years has catapulted Bakersfield almost into the...

  • Buy Low, Sell High

    Every investor's dream is to buy a stock when it is low and then sell when it is high. But, of course, this is much easier said than done.

  • A Better Way

    Researcher seeks new avenue for precast concrete disposal.

  • Changing Times

    The industry should be thankful it has changed with the times, just like our Influencers.

  • Green Star

    Extra sustainability effort “benefits all,” says manager.

  • 2 Billion Square Feet and Counting

    There has been some discussion lately about whether the sustainability movement has lost steam. When we asked this question on our website last year, 57 percent of you said it was losing momentum, 24 percent said it was gaining momentum, and 19 percent said it had hit a plateau.

  • TCP SURVEY: A New Wind Blows

    Producers see business improving, but not fast enough. Pricing on the rebound.