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  • The 'Ripple Effect' of a Minimum Wage Increase on American Workers

    In this month's Hamilton Project employment analysis, Melissa Kearney and Ben Harris consider the "ripple effects" of a minimum wage increase on near-minimum wage workers, finding that an increase could raise the wages of up to 35 million workers-roughly one-third of the American workforce.

  • Top 10 Equipment Acquisition Trends

    With more than $1.5 trillion in capital goods or fixed business investment forecast this year, these trends from the Equipment Leasing and Finance Association have big implications for businesses and the U.S. economy.

  • Standing Out In a Crowded Market

    Many years ago I first heard the expression:  Fast-Good-Cheap/Pick Two.  This expression applies to many real-life situations. The saying suggests it’s almost impossible to lead any market in all three categories. For concrete producers, it suggests you have to choose two of the following:  great...

  • Taking Orders

    Jim Wagner wrote the book on ready-mix dispatch.

  • Aggregate Moisture in SCC

    TCP has published an excerpt from the book, Self-Consolidating Concrete: Applying what we Know, by Joseph Daczko, published by CRC Press, 2012. This portion examines the importance of controlling moisture in the aggregate that will be used for producing self-consolidating concrete.

  • No more smudges

    Many of us have had important notes ruined by a spilled cup of coffee, a sudden downpour, or an errant squirt of a truck washing hose. Losing important jottings can not only hinder productivity but also affect safety. Quality technicians, foremen, and supervisors must log important details of each...

  • No More Smudges

    All-weather notebooks are ideal for rough construction environments.

  • Reaching Higher

  • Reading from the Rear

  • Masonry Code Book