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  • 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...

  • CEMEX Completes Wind Farm Financing

    CEMEX announced last week that it has successfully completed the financing of Ventika, a project comprising the construction of two 126 MW wind farms each, for a total nominal capacity of 252 MW to be located in General Bravo, Nuevo Leon, Mexico.

  • Roller-Compacted Concrete: Then and Now

    RCC materials, equipment, and construction techniques have changed little over the past 28 years, accoring to contractor Terry Peltz.

  • CalCIMA Earns Achievement Award

    The American Concrete Institute (ACI) has presented its Distinguished Achievement Award to the California Construction and Industrial Materials Association (CalCIMA).  The award was presented at the ACI Spring 2014 Convention in Reno, Nevada, March 23.

  • Construction Spending Still Frozen in January

    Nonresidential construction spending declined for the second consecutive month, falling 0.3 percent in January, but it's up 6.5 percent over the past year, according to U.S. Census Bureau data.

  • Technology for Freeze-thaw Durability Eliminates Air-entrained Concrete

    Patent-pending, microsphere-based admixture and point-of-use manufacturing system developed to help concrete professionals overcome the challenges traditionally associated with the variability and uncertainty of producing air-entrained concrete.

  • Construction Assumes Growing Role in Producer Prices

    The federal government has revamped a key price indicator to include construction costs for the first time. The changes make contractors’ contributions to accurate price information even more important.

  • Newest Trucks and Equipment

    Western Star will unveil its newest breakthroughs in construction vehicles and equipment.

  • Mood is Optimistic at The Precast Show 2014 in Houston

    Nearly 3,000 precast industry manufacturers and suppliers experienced a trade show floor that buzzed with optimism that the steep recession in construction was over and better times were ahead.

  • John Deere Wants Your Photos for CONEXPO-CON/AGG

    John Deere is asking customers to visit JohnDeere.com/SeeYourself, share what they are doing with John Deere and upload an image of themselves, their co-workers, or even their job sites.