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  • 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.

  • 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.