More stories about U.S. Concrete

  • Lean Machine

    Bakersfield lacks the notoriety, glamour, and fame of other California cities, such as Los Angeles, San Francisco, and San Diego. Yet many outside the Golden State probably don't realize that a huge population gain from 70,000 to 350,000 in just 40 years has catapulted Bakersfield almost into the...

  • Superior Mixing Quality

    The Mobile Twin Shaft (MTS) Mixer combines the simplicity of dry-batch plants with the superior mixing quality of a twin-shaft mixer.

  • Shoulder to the Wheel

    Leaders have no choice but to reach agreement on the Fiscal Cliff.

  • Keeping Your Cool

    Your trucks' engines may welcome waterless coolant.

  • Volumetric Concrete Mixers

    The Zim-Mixer features a dual-chain material feed system that offers low maintenance costs and can run materials independently, eliminating material waste.

  • Preparing for the Health Care Law

    This summer, the U.S. Supreme Court let stand the vast majority of the Affordable Care Act (ACA), the nation's new health care law.

  • Bobbing for Accuracy

  • Integrally Colored Tilt-Up Concrete

  • Using water reducers in cold weather

    My belief is that increasing the cement content in mixes designed for placement in conditions below 32° F is counterproductive to initial strength gain due to the additional hydration required to generate heat. We use a Type III cement and generally deliver concrete at 60° F at time of placement...