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  • Returning Ready Mix to Profitability through Productivity

    The time is now for Ready Mix to get back on track.

  • Where’s the Fly Ash?

    Despite an industry-wide effort to make concrete more sustainable, combined with the recent EPA final ruling declaring fly ash non-hazardous, the use of fly ash in concrete mixes is on a steady decrease because there just isn’t enough of it.

  • Concrete Influencers

    The results of the 2015 TCP Annual Survey are in. While we look at where we’ve been and where we’re going, take a moment to recognize who has led the way.

  • Truck Driver Shortage

    How do we fill the seats of ready-mix trucks with qualified drivers in the midst of labor shortages?

  • Who’s Driving our Industry?

    With the increase in construction activity and the greater need for concrete, we should be celebrating the opportunity to expand our operations and grow our businesses. So why can’t we find qualified drivers to fill the labor shortages?

  • Born to Build

    Born to Build, an inspirational advertising campaign sponsored by ready-mix producer Ozinga, celebrates the American construction worker and the perseverance and hard work it takes to construct our infrastructure and buildings. If you haven't seen this video yet, you're going to want to see it...

  • Concrete and Generation Y

    How do you recruit and work with the Millennial Generation?

  • Time to Shine

    It's time to start thinking about all the different networking opportunities, and also, when and how to show off the great innovations of our industry.

  • The Benefits of ICFs

    Building a disaster-resilient home protects against more than just bad weather. Here are some points you can make about using concrete.

  • Where are our Iconic Concrete Plants? Part 2

    In what Wyoming town in 1909, was the first documented delivery of ready-mixed concrete? Help us identify our industry's most iconic ready-mix plants.