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    The Tappan Zee Bridge, under construction over the Hudson River, just got a floating concrete plant. With materials delivered by barge, the plant removes all trucks from the roadways.

  • NRMCA Offers Courses on RCC Promotion

    NRMCA is offering two free webinars to learn how to be a part of this important growing topic.

  • New Report Details Greenbuild 2013 Sustainability Successes

    The new report highlights the positive outcomes of sustainability initiatives that were part of  the 2013 Greenbuild International Conference and Expo, held last fall in Philadelphia.

  • Shareholders, Feds clear Martin Marietta, TXI merger

    Five months of shareholder guidance and regulatory review appear to have gone according to script for Martin Marietta, which is on track to promptly consummate a merger positioning it as the largest U.S.-based aggregate, cement and ready mixed producer.

  • ACPA Launches New Generation Website

    The American Concrete Pavement Association (ACPA) has redeveloped its primary website, combining the latest digital technology to perform the two-fold functions of delivering content and serving as a resource for conducting association business.

  • Lego-shaped Bricks Could Help Build Houses 80% Faster

    The concrete brick prototype (pictured) was designed by Israel-based Ronnie Zohar. Each brick would be custom made and designed to slot together.

  • Lafarge, Holcim Said to Hire Banks for Asset Sales

    Lafarge SA and Holcim Ltd. hired banks to sell as much as $7 billion in assets as they try to secure antitrust approval for their planned merger, according to people with knowledge of the matter.

  • Preview: PCI Convention

    The PCI Convention and National Bridge Conference is the premier national venue for the exchange of ideas and state-of-the-art information on precast concrete design, fabrication, and construction.

  • Using Our Highways to Harvest Solar Energy

    Solar Roadways are a photovoltaic prototype that can serve as roadway and parking lot pavers in lieu of concrete and asphalt. But mass production will determine their efficacy.

  • CRH Locks in Three Key Executives

    CRH has secured new chief executive Albert Manifold, finance chief Maeve Carton and U.S. boss Mark Towe for five years with a "golden handcuffs" deal.