More stories about Construction

  • Concrete and the National Economy

    Producers can learn from the Italian economic experience. We need to continually remind our public officials that investment in infrastructure is keystone of economic stability. We must ensure them that concrete’s service life will exceed the bond payments.

  • Construction Spending Edges Higher in March

    Total construction spending remained in a holding pattern in March as strong gains in apartment construction and modest growth in homebuilding and private nonresidential activity offset falling public outlays, according to an analysis of new Census Bureau data by the Associated General Contractors...

  • Crews That Rock!

    World of Concrete award program honors hardworking crews in the construction industry.

  • Silica Dust Requirements for Construction Sites

    OSHA has proposed new more stringent permissible exposure limits for respirable silica dust on jobsites that the construction industry feels are overly stringent and unachievable.

  • Concrete is Ideal for Resilient Residential Construction

    Hanley Wood research has shown that the vast majority of homes in the U.S. are built in areas that are classified as needing resilient construction. Concrete is the ideal material for that application.

  • New ACI Concrete Design Code

    The new ACI 318 Building Code that will be released later in 2014 has been completely reorganized and should make construction requirements easier to follow.

  • Effectiveness of Liquid Concrete Densifiers

    Liquid hardeners/densifiers are commonly used on concrete floors to increase wear resistance, but how well do they actually perform? Two industry veterans argue on each side of the issue.

  • 2014 DCC Award Winners Honored at WOC

    More than 40 projects receive high praise from the ASCC’s Decorative Concrete Council.

  • 2014 WOC Concrete Polishing Luncheon

    This year's Concrete Polishing Luncheon & Forum connected attendees with three speakers who shared tools, methods, and advice to help contractors better inspect jobsite conditions prior to polishing.

  • New Mississippi River Bridge Luncheon at World of Concrete

    The project cement-supplier, Holcim, discussed project challenges and successes.