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  • Concrete Pavement Facts

    Historical facts about concrete pavement from the first street in the U.S. that was paved with concrete to the first concrete pavement in the world.

  • Concrete Pavement Preservation

    A Colorado county uses low-cost techniques to rehabilitate aging roads.

  • 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...

  • Jean-Claude Roumain Innovation in Concrete Award Nominations Sought

    The ACI Foundation’s Strategic Development Council (SDC), a council of the ACI Foundation, is currently seeking nominations for its Jean-Claude Roumain Innovation in Concrete Award.

  • Air Lift Expands Suspension Solutions Lineup for Half-Ton Pickups

    Air Lift's newest kits for half-ton trucks are part of its LoadLifter 5000(tm) series kit line,which works with the vehicle's  existing suspension, delivering up to5,000 pounds of load leveling capacity, eliminating sway and squat, andincreasing safety and comfort when towing or hauling heavy loads.

  • City of Easton’s City Hall and Transportation Center to Feature Precast

    The primary material for the entire complex is precast concrete.  The concrete panels are textured using irregular striations to resemble the effect of a river cutting through a canyon.  “We chose concrete because this material, too, has come full circle and is expressive of our architectural...

  • Hanson Launches Traveling Educational Exhibit for C-303 Pipe

    Hanson Pressure Pipe has taken its education outreach on the road, with a demonstration trailer designed to provide public works managers, engineers, and contractors with a closer look at C-303 bar-wrapped concrete cylinder pipe.

  • Speakers Selected for 2014 International Concrete Sustainability Conference

    Speakers have been selected for the National Ready Mixed Concrete Association’s 9th annual International Concrete Sustainability Conference to be held May 12-14 just outside Boston in Cambridge, MA.

  • Precast Structure Design

    Firm provides engineering design services in structural, roadway, and geotechnical design-related fields.

  • Controlling Fugitive Materials

    A global producer of cement, ready-mixed concrete, aggregates and related products has completed a significant upgrade to its bulk material handling conveyors. The company will eliminate waste and reduce maintenance, while minimizing potential risks from airborne dust and fugitive material...