More stories about Concrete

  • 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.

  • 2014 World of Concrete Preview

    A look at what concrete producers can expect at World of Concrete 2014.

  • Batch Plant has Several Production Rates

    The Mark IV Skid Mount batch plant features many mixer and control options.

  • Pervious Pavement

    Hydromedia is designed to rapidly direct stormwater from streets and other surfaces.

  • Producer Center Products

    The Producer Center at World of Concrete is home to exhibitors catering to the interests of producers like you.

  • Will 2013 Signal a Return to Profits?

    Finances improved in 2012, but as a whole, the industry still operated at a loss. 2013 has demonstrated progress, and the author projects the industry will return to profitability this year.

  • Make WOC Monday a SCC Day

    Want to learn more about SCC? Rich Scezy will be present a World of Concrete Seminar on self-consolidating concrete on Monday 20. His presentation is part of the WOC Education Program Production track. The track includes seminars on mix designs, self-consolidating concrete and chemical admixtures.

  • Test device for surface electrical resistivity of concrete

    Giatec Surf is a laboratory test device for rapid, easy and accurate measurement of the surface electrical resistivity of concrete based on the four-probe (Wenner-Array) technique.