Other stories by Tom Bagsarian

  • Losing Momentum or Steamrolling?

    I was touring a new commercial building a few months ago and was listening to the guide talk about the new features. She then described—or tried to describe—how the concrete contributed to the building's sustainability. The tour guide talked about how the concrete had a certain industrial waste...

  • Essentials Only

    Many producers are buying only the basics while waiting for business to increase.

  • Reaching Higher

  • 2011 TCP100 Preview

    The numbers have been crunched and the surveys are in. So what do they tell us? This year's TCP100 does not look much different from last year's. The top three producers remain the same. In fact, the top 10 companies from last year's list are the same this year, although the order has changed...

  • New Project Team

  • Four Years and Counting

  • CONEXPO-CON/AGG Wraps Up

  • Precast Aids Haiti Rebuilding Effort

    The building system is ideal for disaster-resistant construction.

  • Betting on Vegas

    There was a time not too long ago when any business in and around the gambling mecca of Las Vegas could do no wrong. Tourists and conventioneers mobbed the casinos on the famed Strip to spend fistfulls of dollars earned while the nation's economy soared. Concrete producers were not left out...

  • Well-Equipped

    I couldn't help but be impressed by all of the equipment at World of Concrete in January. For a market that has struggled for the past three years or so, the concrete innovations just keep coming.