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    Precast construction technique reduces delays and costs.

  • Innovative Paving in Illinois

    Expanding and improving the I-90 Illinois Tollway in 2014 was a massive project. Despite the political sensitivity of the project, or perhaps because of it, the concrete mixes combined multiple innovative materials to result in a durable yet sustainable mix.

  • The Growth of Roller-Compacted Concrete

    Roller-compacted concrete volumes, number of projects, and applications in the U.S. are increasing.

  • Retractable Enclosures for Curing Precast Elements

    To improve their process, precast and prestressed concrete manufacturers across North America are increasingly turning to retractable enclosures that can provide a controlled environment superior to tarps. This equipment also provides building-like protection and curing predictability at a fraction...

  • Too Cold for Concrete?

    Making ACI 306 a tool, rather than a rule. It covers the entire spectrum of applications for cold weather concreting.

  • Mobile Apps Become Tools for Producers

    Mobile apps are helping concrete producers transform their operations, from producing more accurate mixes to improving customer communications.

  • Mobile Apps Become Tools for Producers: App List

    Here is a collection of mobile apps that are helping concrete producers transform their operations.

  • 2015 Triad Award Winner: Pena Boulevard, Denver

    A high level of collaboration and expertise was critical for the Pena Boulevard project team to successfully meet the technical, environmental, and logistical challenges the high-profile job had in store.

  • Tracking Batching Accuracy

    Producers can see real-time plant performance in one work center, leading to improved product consistency.

  • Real-time Updates for Drivers

    Truckast provides real-time updates on each concrete delivery, eliminating the need for time-consuming phone calls between customers, dispatchers, and drivers.