More stories about ARKANSAS

  • Cement and Concrete Prices Take Off

    Escalation rates for cement and ready-mix concrete nationally have been moderate, except in one region.

  • Timesaving Paving Tool

    FHWA, AASHTO and the Transportation Research Board will help agencies implement a tool that allows contractors to identify concrete pavement surface irregularities during construction.

  • ARMCA Flatwork Finisher Specification

    The Arkansas Ready Mixed Concrete Association's members are handing out this model specification to engineers and architects in Arkansas and asking them to incorporate it into their project specification.

  • Certifying Success

    Relationships between concrete producers and concrete contractors can be rocky. This is especially true when there's a problem on a cast-in-place job. Owners and general contractors know and often encourage using a blame game to assign a cost penalty. In this game, the contractor would often blame...