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  • Concrete Aids Resilient Design

    Producers can raise awareness of the importance of resilient design and promote using concrete structures and products.

  • PCI Celebrates 60th Anniversary at Annual Conference

    The 60th Anniversary Convention promises to be the best in PCI history, with educational offerings, technical program, and products from exhibitors.

  • Designing our Future with BIM

    The Charles Pankow Foundation has been very supportive in helping our industry incorporate building information modeling (BIM) into concrete construction.

  • Obit: Richard D. Gaynor

    Richard D. Gaynor, a leading figure in the ready-mixed concrete industry, died July 16 at the age of 83.

  • 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.

  • Choose Hand Safety

    Developed with the Masonry Research to Practice Partnership, this web site includes safety information tailored for the trowel trades, but there's information anyone can use — how to select hand tools and gloves, and training materials on how to identify hazards and protect your hands.

  • Making Cracks Invisible

    New admixture will significantly minimize the potential for drying shrinkage cracking to such an extent that cracks may not form.

  • 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. ...

  • The Need for Resilient Construction

    There is strong market segment growth for concrete home building as resilient construction gets more attention.

  • Showcasing SCC at World of Concrete

    This special event features contractors who will showcase how they've benefited from using self-consolidating concrete (SCC). It takes place 1-4 p.m., Jan. 20, at the show in Las Vegas.