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  • How Climate Change Could Shorten Concrete's Lifespan

    New research concludes that in Boston, 60% of concrete buildings could face structural deterioration by 2050 – much sooner than anticipated – due to climate change.

  • PCPS Manual Update

    As interest in jointed precast concrete pavement systems grows, a  new manual – designed to outline best practices – is set for release next year.

  • Cement and Concrete Prices Take Off

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

  • MBA Jobs on the Increase

    After reading this article, you may want to contact MTSU to register for the next CIM MBA program. The QS TopMBA.com Jobs & Salary Trends Report 2013/14 report looks at MBA salary and job trends worldwide.

  • Researchers Create the Foam of the Future

    A team at the Georgia Institute of Technology has developed a new type of foam that could greatly expand the possibility of using lightweight foams in various material applications.

  • PCI Sales and Marketing School

    Advance your knowledge about sales and marketing strategies and techniques.

  • Can Plastic Make This Concrete Green?

    Researchers in India are developing a green concrete mix that replaces sand with used and treated plastic shopping bags.

  • OSHA Extends Crane Operator Certification Deadline

    In a final ruling on cranes and derricks in construction, the Occupational Safety and Health Administration has pushed the deadline for crane operator certification by three years and extended employers' responsibility to ensure that crane operators are competent to operate a crane safely.

  • A Hardhat for the 21st Century

    Although currently aimed at industrial workers, this hardhat has amazing features that would benefit construction, including Google Glass-like technology. See how it works in this video from Daqri.

  • October is Careers in Construction Month

    Spearheaded by NCCER, a nonprofit education foundation, the campaign is an effort to promote the construction industry trades. Get involved and help inform and inspire the next generation of professionals.