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  • 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.

  • Timesaving Paving Tool

    FHWA, AASHTO and the Transportation Research Board will help agencies implement a tool that allows contractors to identify concrete pavement surface irregularities during construction.

  • 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...

  • Position Statement on Floor Flatness Tolerances

    Three additional national associations, the International Union of Bricklayers and Allied Craftworkers, the Tile Contractors Association of America, and the International Masonry Institute, have endorsed a Position Statement on floor flatness tolerances written by the American Society of Concrete...