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  • A Community of People

    These days, community has gone beyond geography and also refers to any group of people who has something in common, besides living in the same town or neighborhood. Included among these would be ethnic, racial, and religious communities. The Internet has had a lot to do with this.

  • April Quick Poll

  • Changing Times

    Times are also changing here at THE CONCRETE PRODUCER in a different sort of way. First published in 2002, the TCP100 was our attempt to rank the largest companies in North America's concrete production industry. Through painstaking research and surveying producers like you, I'm proud to say we...

  • Roller-compacted concrete testing method

    We are seeing more news surrounding one of the more exciting innovations in the concrete industry: roller-compacted concrete (RCC).

  • Your Show of Shows

    It's almost time to start packing. World of Concrete 2012 is right around the corner.

  • Beautiful Minds

  • Fly Ash Update

    A key vote on the fly ash containment issue will take place in the U.S. House of Representatives in late October or early November, according to Kerri Leininger, senior vice president of government and political affairs for NRMCA.

  • Losing Momentum or Steamrolling?

    I was touring a new commercial building a few months ago and was listening to the guide talk about the new features. She then described—or tried to describe—how the concrete contributed to the building's sustainability. The tour guide talked about how the concrete had a certain industrial waste...

  • Reaching Higher

  • 2011 TCP100 Preview

    The numbers have been crunched and the surveys are in. So what do they tell us? This year's TCP100 does not look much different from last year's. The top three producers remain the same. In fact, the top 10 companies from last year's list are the same this year, although the order has changed...