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  • Environmental Product Declarations

    Creating environmental product declarations for its customers, the manufacturer can help concrete producers meet LEED v4 requirements for new materials and resource credit.

  • Dayton Superior Opens Innovation Center

    Dayton Superior Corp. has officially opened its state-of-the-art Innovation Center at the company’s corporate headquarters in Miamisburg, Ohio.

  • ASTM Committee C09 Celebrates Centennial

    The ASTM International committee celebrated its 100th anniversary during a reception and dinner on June 23 at the Sheraton Centre Toronto, Canada.

  • EPD Development Service for Concrete Mixtures

    BASF provides a seamless process for the third-party critical review and registration of the final EPD document through the Program Operator.

  • Titan America's CEO Announces Plans to Retire

    Titan Group announced that after 20 years at the helm of Titan America, Aris Papadopoulos will be retiring from the position of CEO, effective August 1, 2014.

  • EPD Development Service for Concrete Mixtures

    The Admixture Systems business of BASF’s Construction Chemicals division today announces the launch of a third-party critically reviewed Environmental Product Declaration (EPD) Manager tool for concrete. This tool enables BASF to create customer specific EPDs for concrete to help communicate the...

  • Technology for Freeze-thaw Durability Eliminates Air-entrained Concrete

    Patent-pending, microsphere-based admixture and point-of-use manufacturing system developed to help concrete professionals overcome the challenges traditionally associated with the variability and uncertainty of producing air-entrained concrete.

  • Euclid Chemical Earns Two Sustainability Awards

    The Euclid Chemical Company earned two Sustainability Awards from the National Precast Concrete Association (NPCA). The awards recognize excellence in sustainable products, practices and operation

  • Making Cracks Invisible

    New admixture will significantly minimize the potential for drying shrinkage cracking to such an extent that cracks may not form.

  • Smaller Is Much Better

    This special class of shrinkage- reducing admixture uses a patent-pending technology to limits initial crack width in high-performance, crack-prone (HPCP) concrete mixtures. In lab tests, concrete mixtures were tested in accordance with ASTM C1581 test method created crack widths of at about 175mm...