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  • Steel Fiber Measuring

    When a concrete order includes fibers, producers and contractors have guidance on how to keep the numbers right.

  • Buying a new Truck

    Consider all aspects when specifying new trucks for purchase, including driver retention.

  • Contractor or Employee?

    Producers may be forced to hire some familiar faces who had been working as independent contractors.

  • Shaking up Productivity

    Besser's machine upgrade technology, Advanced Servo Vibration, is a turnkey package available for CAM machines, such as currently Vibrapacs, Dynapacs, Ultrapacs, and Superpacs models.

  • Trucks at World of Concrete

    Several truck manufacturers at World of Concrete introduced chassis that provide producers greater payloads and increased maneuverability, while making drivers more efficient.

  • New Association Forms to Promote ICFs

    The mission of the Council of ICF Industries is to promote and enhance the social, environmental, and economic value of ICFs in North America.

  • ACI 318-14 Gets Overhaul

    ACI 318-14, Building Code Requirements for Structural Concrete, was completely overhauled. The committee responsible for the new document reorganized the code's greater ease of use.

  • Carbon Dioxide Reverses Roles

    Research may switch the role of carbon dioxide from industry foe to key partner.

  • Modular Concrete Construction

    Portable precast plant can be assembled to produce a concrete module for practically any shape and size dwelling space designed by an architect.

  • Making Cracks Invisible

    New admixture will significantly minimize the potential for drying shrinkage cracking to such an extent that cracks may not form.