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  • Extra! Extra! The Most Popular Headlines of 2013

    From January to December we’ve been keeping you up to date with everything you need to know with what has been happening in our industry. As the year comes to a close, we’re looking back at some of the most popular stories of 2013. Here are eight headlines you have identified as must-reads.

  • Producers Collaborate on Stan Musial Veterans Memorial Bridge

    Two producers formed a mutually beneficial arrangement that provided expertise on both sides of the river. Massive amounts of concrete were produced for the high-profile, fast-paced project in two states.

  • 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.

  • CEMEX Implements "Water Policy" for Global Water Management

    CEMEX, S.A.B. de C.V. announced today that it is implementing a Corporate Water Policy that defines its global strategy for responsible water management and acts as a framework for the development of local water conservation and efficiency strategies across its operations worldwide.

  • Solidifying the World of Concrete

    In this month’s issue we are drawing attention to a few more folks who are working on industry initiatives that could be about to shape your future. These influencers are not only shaping the North American concrete industry. Thanks to the world wide web, and now with our expansion plans for World...

  • Power WOC Breakfasts

    Las Vegas never sleeps. So for those World of Concrete attendees who arrive early at the Las Vegas Convention Center, we’ve launched “Breakfast with the Experts”.

  • Showcasing SCC at World of Concrete

    This special event features contractors who will showcase how they've benefited from using self-consolidating concrete (SCC). It takes place 1-4 p.m., Jan. 20, at the show in Las Vegas.

  • World of Concrete goes International

    Rick Yelton has shared the World of Concrete experience far and wide, traveling to Brazil, India, and the Philippines this year. He found producers and contractors share common problems and successes in every part of the world.

  • A 2012 ASTM standard specifying lightweight aggregate for internal curing is already improving concrete

    When the ASTM Standard Specification for Lightweight Aggregate for Internal Curing of Concrete was published in 2012, the standard change revealed a new understanding about the importance of high-level hydration of concrete. One year later, we look at how ASTM Standards C09 and C09.21 are...

  • Influencer: Central Concrete Supply Co.

    The San Jose, Calif., producer leads the nation in developing Environmental Product Declarations (EPDs). EPDs disclose environmental data such as carbon emissions, water use, and embodied energy.