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  • 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.

  • Portland-Limestone Cement-A Choice Material for Sustainable Concrete

    A detailed look at the sustainability of portland-limestone cement.

  • Concrete Initiative launches in Brussels

    The launch event for the Concrete Initiative focused on a debate with EU stakeholders on key issues, including the regulatory framework which is required to achieve Europe's goals, as well as the need for local resources, local manufacturing and a local market.

  • Tablet Cases for Contractors On the Go

    An electronic tablet offers all kinds of conveniences, but protection against coffee spills, dirt, impact, and weather isn't one of them. Here's the skinny on protective cases.

  • DOT Uses Pervious Concrete for Parking Lot Expansion

    Supporting mobility and minimizing environmental impacts, the Maryland State Highway Administration is installing pervious pavement systems at two park and ride lots in Baltimore and Anne Arundel counties.

  • Concrete Employee Safety DVD

    The American Society of Concrete Contractors has released a new Employee Safety Orientation DVD for concrete contractors. The training tool was developed by ASCC’s Safety & Risk Management Council.