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  • What Does Cylinder Strength Mean to a Producer?

    There should be a change to  ASTM C 31 that all cylinders be required to be cured immersed in water for the first 24 hours, and here's why.

  • The Concrete Producer Survey

    It's time for the annual TCP Survey, and your input could win $500. Qualified participants who complete the survey will be entered to win an AMEX gift card.

  • Look for the new TCP Survey

    Editor Sharon Rehana's observations about the concrete production industry.

  • The Path to Concrete

    Road trips, friends, and concrete; it can't get any better than that! Even when I'm on vacation, I'm looking for the concrete, and it drives my friends crazy.

  • OSHA’s Final Rule on Crystalline Silica and What it Means For Producers

    Last month, the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) released the final rule on Worker’s exposure to respirable crystalline silica dust. The concrete production industry has expressed serious concern about the reasonableness of the rule and the industry's ability to meet the...

  • We Got Slabbed

    Time and time again, concrete has proven to be resilient in the face of natural disaster. At the PCA Spring Congress, Gov. Haley Barbour stressed the importance of resiliency.

  • Concrete is Safer than Wood

    Concrete has been a leading building material for more than 2,000 years, and until recently, held a strong market share of low- to mid-rise building construction. Now, with the threat of wood, concrete is fighting fire with fire.

  • Dude, Where's My Truck?

    Are your operations managers investing in telematics, and if so, are you seeing the benefits?

  • Environmental Product Declarations

    Many concrete industry associations are taking notice and rising to the challenge.

  • 5 Free Things to do at World of Concrete 2016

    It's the larges show in more than seven years, and it's less than a week away. Have you planned your World of Concrete yet?