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  • Innovative Paving in Illinois

    Expanding and improving the I-90 Illinois Tollway in 2014 was a massive project. Despite the political sensitivity of the project, or perhaps because of it, the concrete mixes combined multiple innovative materials to result in a durable yet sustainable mix.

  • Precast to the Rescue for Train Station Project

    County Materials' Archcast precast concrete bridge sections allow construction of the new passageway without disturbing the existing bridge.

  • Toscas to Take the Reigns at Portland Cement Association

    The Board of Directors of the PCA has named James G. Toscas president and chief executive officer, effective December 15, 2014.

  • New Location for Peterbilt Tech Institute

    After graduating its first class of students, the Peterbilt Technician Institute has expanded to a second location with classes beginning this week. Peterbilt Motors Co. teamed with Universal Technical Institute to create the technician training program last year at Universal's Dallas campus.

  • AltusGroup Honors Memory of Bertolini with Donation to PCI Foundation

    AltusGroup has donated $5,000 to the Prestressed/Precast Concrete Institute Foundation in the name of Mario J. Bertolini who passed away in February 2014

  • Chicago Concrete Truck Drivers Go On Strike

    About 400 concrete truck drivers walked off their jobs recently, after rejecting a proposed labor contract with the Northern Illinois Ready Mix and Materials Association.

  • About 400 Chicago Concrete Truck Drivers Go On Strike

    About 400 concrete truck drivers walked off their jobs on Tuesday and Wednesday after rejecting a proposed labor contract with the Northern Illinois Ready Mix and Materials Association.

  • Lafarge and Holcim to Merge

    Lafarge and Holcim, already two of the largest cement producers in the world, will merge to create LafargeHolcim, both companies said April 7.

  • Nominations for PCI Titans

    The PCI Board of Directors has announced the continuation of the Titan Program with the intent of honoring up to ten more individuals in 2014 at PCI’s 60th anniversary, and up to fifteen more in 2029 at PCI’s 75th anniversary. Nominations for the 2014 Titan award are now open.

  • CIM Program Announces Items For 2014 Auction at World of Concrete

    The Concrete Industry Management program has announced the  list of donated items for its ninth annual Auction at the World of Concrete.