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  • A Better Way

    Researcher seeks new avenue for precast concrete disposal.

  • World of Concrete—World of Opportunity

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

  • Slugging It Out

    Ready-mix production could top 300 million yards in 2012.

  • Competing for the Green

    In the world of green there are two ways to evaluate the release of carbon compounds into the atmosphere: “embodied carbon,” which defines carbon releases along the complete material supply-chain, and “emissions,” which quantifies the amount of carbon released during the lifetime of a structure.

  • Bubble Trouble

    Everyone in the concrete industry has received the dreaded call about low strength on a job. Typically, high water content, high air content, or low standards from the testing company is the primary cause of the problem.

  • Green Star

    Extra sustainability effort “benefits all,” says manager.

  • Luxury Precast

  • That's the Spirit

    Famous distillery chooses roller-compacted concrete over asphalt.

  • Aggregate Moisture in SCC

    TCP has published an excerpt from the book, Self-Consolidating Concrete: Applying what we Know, by Joseph Daczko, published by CRC Press, 2012. This portion examines the importance of controlling moisture in the aggregate that will be used for producing self-consolidating concrete.

  • Good as Gold

    Building features precast cladding made with ultra-high-performance concrete.