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    Renting specialized equipment becomes the trend for complex road-building projects.

  • Fixing One of America's Busiest Bridges

    How San Francisco’s new Bay Bridge was repaired, with traffic flowing, after 32 anchor rods snapped.

  • Roller-Compacted Concrete: Then and Now

    RCC materials, equipment, and construction techniques have changed little over the past 28 years, accoring to contractor Terry Peltz.

  • Concrete Pavement Preservation

    A Colorado county uses low-cost techniques to rehabilitate aging roads.

  • Setting up Concrete Pumps

    Concrete boom pumps increase productivity and reduce labor at the jobsite. Producers should be involved in positioning these devices to maintain safety and productivity.

  • Waterproofing Bloomberg After Hurricane Sandy

    After the mechanical room at Bloomberg's Manhattan office received 2.5 feet of water, the financial news provider sought to mitigate flooding in the future. New concrete walls were poured in the building.

  • Durable Concrete Chemistry

    Admixtures are available today that can significantly increase durability. Here is a look at the benefits and potential limitations of these specialty admixtures.

  • Producers Collaborate on Stan Musial Veterans Memorial Bridge

    Two producers formed a mutually beneficial arrangement that provided expertise on both sides of the river. Massive amounts of concrete were produced for the high-profile, fast-paced project in two states.

  • Controlling Fugitive Materials

    A global producer of cement, ready-mixed concrete, aggregates and related products has completed a significant upgrade to its bulk material handling conveyors. The company will eliminate waste and reduce maintenance, while minimizing potential risks from airborne dust and fugitive material...

  • World of Concrete goes International

    Rick Yelton has shared the World of Concrete experience far and wide, traveling to Brazil, India, and the Philippines this year. He found producers and contractors share common problems and successes in every part of the world.