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  • Fly Ash: Once Upon a Time…..

    Once upon a time the use of fly ash in ready mixed concrete was something to be avoided by ethical producers. How things have changed! Today fly ash is regarded as an important part of the answer to challenges faced by architects/engineers and concrete producers.

  • This Week in Concrete

    We're off to a great start in 2016 when it comes to the great news and innovations for the concrete industry. Here's a recap of what's happened so far .

  • Looking to 2016

    It's a great time to be part of the concrete industry. We need to be ready to embrace the advancements and challenges that come our way.

  • Don’t forget…

    It's time to look ahead to 2016, but not before we wrap up 2015.

  • The Road to Success

    With 2015 almost over, it's time to think about making 2016 great. What are your plans?

  • 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?