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  • 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.

  • Density is our Destiny

    Traditionally, pervious concrete has been promoted to be a mix with 15 percent to 25 percent void structure. Our industry has accepted these values due to the balance of hydrological and engineering properties.

  • 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...

  • A Better Way

    Researcher seeks new avenue for precast concrete disposal.