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    Concrete is frequently expected to have an architectural finish even though it was not specified. This article focuses on achieving agreed-upon results rather than a poorly defined ideal.

  • Adding Water to Concrete

    Adding water to a load of concrete may or may not be acceptable, depending on the parameters that must be met

  • High-strength Concrete at Ground Zero

    New York City-based Eastern Concrete Materials supplied 150,000 cubic yards of ready-mixed concrete for the superstructure of One World Trade Center, and pumped it 103 stories to the highest elevation ever in the Americas.

  • RCC Live! event at World of Concrete converts contractors to RCC proponents

    Despite heavy promotion for many years, producers and contractors are relatively unfamiliar with roller-compacted concrete. And those that have RCC construction experience have little paving history. To fill in this learning gap, The Concrete Producer and Concrete Construction magazines...

  • CNG as a Fuel Alternative

    Ozinga uses compressed natural gas to fuel a portion of its fleet.

  • The Concrete Canal

    Using 6.5 million cubic yards of concrete, the Panama Canal is the largest ongoing construction project in the world.

  • Spanning the Lone Star State

    How three Texas precasters are meeting the challenges of a booming infrastructure market.

  • Advances in Precast Paving

    Today, precast pavement is considered a mature technology, providing highway agencies with an effective rapid construction option.

  • World of Concrete Nears

    Where else can you find more than 50,000 fellow concrete construction professionals and more than 1200 exhibiting companies than World of Concrete.

  • Profiting from Quality Concrete

    There is a widely held and incorrect belief in the concrete industry that a producer's quality control (QC) department takes away from and does not add to the bottom line.