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  • Concrete Plant Upgrades

    The most common reason producers are replacing old equipment is that plants are just wearing out. In many areas, they are operating plants fabricated and erected in the 1960s and 1970s.

  • Architectural Concrete

    Satisfactory performance of architectural concrete begins with the mix design that specifies the concrete's constituent parts.

  • Accelerated Bridge Construction in Wisconsin

    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.