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  • 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...

  • EPA Announces Funding Availability to Clean Up Diesel Engines Nationwide

    Funding for diesel clean-up targeting cost-effective projects and poor air quality areas

  • A New Darker Shade of Black Pigment

    The EA375GP Black is a complex matrix of Bayferrox inorganic metal oxide pigment. The pigment is a free-flowing, low-dusting blend supplied as granules.

  • Crews That Rock!

    World of Concrete award program honors hardworking crews in the construction industry.

  • Timesaving Paving Tool

    FHWA, AASHTO and the Transportation Research Board will help agencies implement a tool that allows contractors to identify concrete pavement surface irregularities during construction.

  • 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.

  • Vocational Model 567: Peterbilt Adds New Options

    The Model 567 is now more versatile than ever with several new product enhancements, including expanded PTO functionality when paired with the PACCAR MX-13 Engine.

  • Fleet Sentiment Report Shows Positive Signs for Q1 2014

    Sixty-two percent of the fleet executives responding to the Q1 2014 Fleet Sentiment survey conducted by CK Commercial Vehicle Research in January indicated they planned to place orders for Class 8 trucks in the next three months.  Forty-eight percent indicated they planned to place trailer orders. ...