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  • High-tech Stadium for 2014 FIFA World Cup in Brazil Built with Specialty Cement

    The stadium, located in the heart of the Amazon, has an innovative ecological design and is one of the world’s first stadiums to be LEED certified.

  • Construction Materials Prices Up in April

    Construction materials prices increased in April for the fifth consecutive month. Here's what that means for your business.

  • EPD Development Service for Concrete Mixtures

    BASF provides a seamless process for the third-party critical review and registration of the final EPD document through the Program Operator.

  • Italian Equipment Exhibition Displays Signs of Sales Pick-up

    World of Concrete represented the United States with a booth in Hall 9. “Samoter in Verona turned out to be much better than anticipated,” said Jackie James, World of Concrete’s Show Director.

  • 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.