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    TCP recognizes a group of Influencers whose effective and creative approaches have significantly impacted the concrete industry.

  • Precision in Concrete Paving

    To ensure a high load-bearing capacity and long service life together with perfect surface evenness and skid resistance of the road surface in the expansion of a German motorway, the contractor elected to make use of the advantages of concrete surfacing.

  • Testing Strategies for Concrete Pavement Mixes

    Thermal profile testing can greatly reduce the time needed to optimize a mix.

  • Building Distinct Concrete Bridges

    Decorative concrete bridges preserve communities’ cultural identities. Oregon has replaced 271 highway bridges since 2003.

  • Trades and Acquisitions

    Several producers have notably increased their stake in the North American concrete industry through trades and acquisitions in key markets.

  • The Concrete Industry's Managers

    During 2013-14, we have seen the exit of many executives who have dedicated their careers to the concrete industry. Their departures could mean significant changes globally.

  • TCP's Top 10 Producers

    The top public companies producing concrete in North America benefited from a recovering U.S. economy in 2013. Many had success in markets where residential construction rebounded.

  • TCP Survey: A Rebuilding Year

    Producers try to make the most of an improving economy by focusing on core businesses. Some budgets are still tight; others producers are buying new equipment.

  • TCP Survey: Precast Producers see Steady Growth

    The National Precast Concrete Association expects precast sales to grow 6%, or $16 billion, in 2014.

  • The Advantages of Portland-Limestone Cement

    Portland-limestone cement may significantly improve concrete's sustainable characteristics. It has a smaller carbon footprint with no drawbacks.