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  • Looking to 2016

    It's a great time to be part of the concrete industry. We need to be ready to embrace the advancements and challenges that come our way.

  • Contractor or Employee?

    Producers may be forced to hire some familiar faces who had been working as independent contractors.

  • Concrete Plant Upgrades

    The most common reason producers are replacing old equipment is that plants are just wearing out. In many areas, they are operating plants fabricated and erected in the 1960s and 1970s.

  • Concrete Plant Upgrades: Quick Changes

    Automated mixer cleaners increase productivity safely.

  • Ten Years of Consolidation, Marketing, and Production

    The author made eight predictions about the future of the industry 10 years ago. Six were correct.

  • Concrete Jobs: Visit a CIM Campus

    Every potential college student you know should stop at one of the four CIM college campuses offering a concrete industry degree. It's a not only a great industry, but jobs are on the rise and employers are looking for the right talent.

  • Replacing Vehicles can Lower Costs

    Just because a truck is in the fleet now doesn’t mean it must be replaced with the same model.

  • Consumer Sentiment Looking Strong

    There are signs that consumer confidence has been increasing, which bodes well for all segments of our economy.

  • Tracking Batching Accuracy

    Producers can see real-time plant performance in one work center, leading to improved product consistency.

  • 2015 NTEA Work Truck Show

    The Work Truck Show and the 51st Annual NTEA Convention is the one place for all work truck industry professionals.