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  • CIM Program Announces Items For 2014 Auction at World of Concrete

    The Concrete Industry Management program has announced the  list of donated items for its ninth annual Auction at the World of Concrete.

  • A Resilient Market

    The concrete industry’s best marketers for residential construction are those guys who chase tornados and report on hurricanes. Every time they show a damaged wood-frame structure, it’s a subtle reminder that concrete and masonry homes would have stood the test.

  • ACI Physical Testing of Cement Training Video

    ACI has developed the ACI Physical Testing of Cement Training Video as a resource for new testers and a refresher for experienced testers. The video is presented in chapters based on test methods so each one can be reviewed individually. The following tests are included: ASTM C109 – Compressive...

  • Cement sacks survive Antarctic conditions

    The challenge: create a 40 kg cement bag that withstands a wide range of temperatures and climatic challenges in the desert environment of the South Pole/Antarctica. The bags will also be handled, moved, carried, and dropped throughout the supply chain up to 10 times. The solution: Mondi kraft...

  • McInnis Cement promotes $1 billion plant

    McInnis Cement has launched a new website for its Port-Daniel-Gascons cement plant project, including a 3D animation of the plant and project status updates.

  • Atlas lab scale chemistry reactor aids development of new compounds

    Siam Research & Innovation Co. Ltd. has invested in an Atlas lab scale chemistry reactor from Syrris to investigate the kinetics of cement hydration and the interaction of admixtures.

  • Preventing Slump Loss

    Many things can cause rapid slump loss. Aggregate, cement chemistry, fly ash sources, and admixtures are culprits.

  • Concrete Durability

    Is American portland cement inferior to European cement?

  • Future Cement

    The need to reduce CO2 emissions has led to the development of many new cementitious materials—a trend that will likely continue for the foreseeable future. But the powerful international portland cement business hasn't given up yet.

  • Future Cement

    THE NEED TO reduce CO2 emissions has led to the development of many new cementitious materials—a trend that will likely continue for the foreseeable future. But the powerful international portland cement business hasn't given up yet.