More stories about Chicago-Naperville-Joliet, IL-IN-WI

  • Accelerated Bridge Construction

    Construction of the pedestrian bridge included 15,272 square feet of 8-inch precast deck panels that were set transverse to the main longitudinal I-beams in just four working days.

  • Innovative Paving in Illinois

    Expanding and improving the I-90 Illinois Tollway in 2014 was a massive project. Despite the political sensitivity of the project, or perhaps because of it, the concrete mixes combined multiple innovative materials to result in a durable yet sustainable mix.

  • Precast to the Rescue for Train Station Project

    County Materials' Archcast precast concrete bridge sections allow construction of the new passageway without disturbing the existing bridge.

  • 2015 Triad Award Winner: Pena Boulevard, Denver

    A high level of collaboration and expertise was critical for the Pena Boulevard project team to successfully meet the technical, environmental, and logistical challenges the high-profile job had in store.

  • Who are the 2015 Crews that Rock Winners?

    For the fourth year, World of Concrete 2015 is recognizing the accomplishments of crews in the commercial construction/masonry industry with the CREWS THAT ROCK competition, sponsored by BASF. Congratulations to these honorees!

  • Announcing the CREWS THAT ROCK Finalists

    Here's a sneak peak at the teams up for big awards at the World of Concrete's fourth annual CREWS THAT ROCK competition.

  • Toscas to Take the Reigns at Portland Cement Association

    The Board of Directors of the PCA has named James G. Toscas president and chief executive officer, effective December 15, 2014.

  • New Location for Peterbilt Tech Institute

    After graduating its first class of students, the Peterbilt Technician Institute has expanded to a second location with classes beginning this week. Peterbilt Motors Co. teamed with Universal Technical Institute to create the technician training program last year at Universal's Dallas campus.

  • AltusGroup Honors Memory of Bertolini with Donation to PCI Foundation

    AltusGroup has donated $5,000 to the Prestressed/Precast Concrete Institute Foundation in the name of Mario J. Bertolini who passed away in February 2014

  • Chicago Concrete Truck Drivers Go On Strike

    About 400 concrete truck drivers walked off their jobs recently, after rejecting a proposed labor contract with the Northern Illinois Ready Mix and Materials Association.