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  • Reducing Precast's Environmental Footprint

    Lafarge has signed a partnership agreement with the US start-up Solidia  Technologies® to industrialize an innovative technology that could reduce the  environmental footprint of pre-cast concrete.

  • U.S. Concrete Acquires Ready-Mix Assets In West Texas

    U.S. Concrete, Inc. announced that its wholly owned subsidiary, Ingram Concrete, LLC, has acquired the ready-mix assets of T&S Ventures, LLC,headquartered in Sweetwater, Texas.

  • Webinar: Fabricating, Installing a Jointed Precast Concrete Pavement Project

    The fourth installment of our five-part series on jointed precast concrete pavements, presented by The National Precast Concrete Association and the American Concrete Pavement Association, examines aspects of fabricating jointed precast concrete panels, as well as installing them for pavement...

  • A Backpack Full of Innovation

    Our industry is blessed with great manufacturers and suppliers. Even with the depressed business climate, research and development has continued. And it has been at breakneck speed. Their hard work is now my hard work. Over the next few weeks I will be posting hundreds of new products, materials...

  • Redi-Mix Earns 2014 Concrete Cares Award From the NRMCA

    Redi-Mix, LLC, a business unit of U.S. Concrete, Inc., has announced it was awarded the 2014 Concrete Cares Award from the National Ready Mixed Concrete Association in recognition of its longstanding commitment to giving back to its community and, specifically for this past year, for its work on...

  • bauma In 3 Minutes

    Three minutes that will increase your heart rate, gigantic and breathtaking: That’s bauma—and this new bauma video does a spectacular job of capturing the excitement at the world's largest construction exhibition.and share the fascination of bauma. Together we will get yourheart beating faster...

  • Forty CNG-Powered McNeilus Bridgemaster Mixers Sold to Argos USA

    McNeilus Companies, Inc., an Oshkosh Corporation (NYSE:OSK) company, has sold 40 McNeilus Bridgemaster ready-mix trucks to Argos USA based in Houston, Texas. The vehicles feature McNeilus’ industry-leading next generation (NGEN) compressed natural gas (CNG) configuration that is engineered and...

  • Mack Trucks Unveils a Bold New Brand Identity

    Mack Trucks unveiled a bold new brand identity sending a strong message about the significant changes in its organization, products and customer support solutions.

  • Texas-Based NRMCA Producer Member Earns 2014 Concrete Cares Award

    The Manufacturers, Products & Services Division of the National Ready Mixed Concrete Association has awarded the 2014 Concrete Cares Award to Redi-Mix Concrete, a U.S. Concrete Company, in recognition of its longstanding commitment to giving back to its community and, specifically for this past...

  • Recognizing the Science Around Coal Ash, Finally

    These positive indications come at an important time for our industry. Fly ash use in concrete was at its lowest level in 2013, for many decades. Coal power plant operators, uncertain of the EPA’s final ruling, weren’t interested in investing in fly ash beneficiating  operations. And some...