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  • 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...

  • Cemstone Names Jacob Gave, P.E. Civil Engineered Sales

    Cemstone, an Upper Midwest leader in ready-mixed, engineered and architectural concrete, as well as aggregates, announced that Jacob Gave, P.E., has joined the company in the position of Civil Engineered Sales Representative.

  • A 2012 ASTM standard specifying lightweight aggregate for internal curing is already improving concrete

    When the ASTM Standard Specification for Lightweight Aggregate for Internal Curing of Concrete was published in 2012, the standard change revealed a new understanding about the importance of high-level hydration of concrete. One year later, we look at how ASTM Standards C09 and C09.21 are...

  • Influencer: Jason Weiss

    Jason Weiss' internal curing research reveals small changes that result in big improvements. For more than a decade, Weiss and his Purdue University students have worked to improve concrete with internal curing.