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  • 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.

  • About 400 Chicago Concrete Truck Drivers Go On Strike

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

  • Lafarge and Holcim to Merge

    Lafarge and Holcim, already two of the largest cement producers in the world, will merge to create LafargeHolcim, both companies said April 7.

  • Concrete Pavement Facts

    Historical facts about concrete pavement from the first street in the U.S. that was paved with concrete to the first concrete pavement in the world.

  • Nominations for PCI Titans

    The PCI Board of Directors has announced the continuation of the Titan Program with the intent of honoring up to ten more individuals in 2014 at PCI’s 60th anniversary, and up to fifteen more in 2029 at PCI’s 75th anniversary. Nominations for the 2014 Titan award are now open.

  • CIM Program Announces Items For 2014 Auction at World of Concrete

    The Concrete Industry Management program has announced the  list of donated items for its ninth annual Auction at the World of Concrete.

  • 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.

  • CNG as a Fuel Alternative

    Ozinga uses compressed natural gas to fuel a portion of its fleet.

  • Producer Warms to Solution for Dry Compressed Air

    The winter season and its frigid temperatures pose unique challenges to concrete producers. Ozinga Brothers, a ready-mixed concrete producer whose operations extend throughout Chicago, Northeast Illinois, Northwest Indiana, and Michigan, is not an exception.

  • The Future of Concrete is Here

    Superplasticizers are not just water reducers anymore.