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  • Concrete's Market Share: What does the Future Hold?

    The National Ready Mixed Concrete Association takes steps to increase outreach and promotion efforts in the face of the continued threat to concrete’s market share from the wood industry.

  • New Ozone Regulations: Save Lives or Cut Jobs?

    EPA's new proposal to further tighten ozone standards could have a negative impact on the concrete industry.

  • Engaging your concrete expertise

    Do you have something to say about the concrete industry? Or perhaps you have a question or comment? Share your thoughts with The Concrete Producer.

  • Happy Days

    The mood at WOC this year was more optimistic than it has been in many years. It felt like the entire industry was breathing a deep sigh of relief.

  • Cold Weather Performance

    What constitutes reasonable and effective cold weather protection for concrete? The Concrete Foundations Association has developed a survey to collect opinions from the industry on the best practices for cold weather concreting and they want your opinions.

  • Back to Basics but in a Different Way

    ACI 318-14 will help increase concrete’s use in the future

  • What to Expect from High-Strength Concrete

    Three decades ago, concrete strengths greater than 6,000 psi were considered exotic, but today they are commonplace.

  • How Are You Benchmarking?

    I'm thinking things are better, even for next year. But how are you feeling now about 2015?

  • Meet with us in DC

    Next week ACI will be holding its fall convention at Washington Hilton, Washington, D.C. For many producers this sounds as exciting as chipping out a full drum of hardened concrete. After all, isn’t ACI just a group of engineers and researchers?

  • The Triad Award

    There are lots of awards out there recognizing concrete projects. We wanted to take that one step further and recognize the team behind a great concrete construction project.