More stories about Specifications

  • Specification for Ready-mix Concrete

    The purchaser is required to inform the ready-mix producer of the specification of the concrete mix. This should be a normal part of doing business.

  • Obit: Richard D. Gaynor

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

  • Dr. Colin Lobo Receives ASTM International Award of Merit for Service to Concrete Committee

    Colin Lobo, Ph.D., senior vice president, engineering, at the National Ready Mixed Concrete Association (NRMCA) in Silver Spring, Maryland, has received ASTM’s highest organizational recognition for individual contributions to standards activities, the Award of Merit and accompanying title of ASTM...

  • Concrete Rehabilitation work in Utah

    Even after decades of use, the pavement was still in good enough condition to save, so UDOT elected to perform concrete pavement preservation (CPP).

  • Adding Water to Concrete

    Adding water to a load of concrete may or may not be acceptable, depending on the parameters that must be met

  • Sustainability's Acronyms

    Four basic steps for meeting new environmental labeling specs.

  • Ten Years of Performance Specs

    Ten years after NRMCA introduced its Prescription to Performance Initiative (P2P), the concrete industry continues to fine-tune how the program can enhance the relationship between producers and other members of the construction community, all in the name of developing better projects.

  • Creating A Paperless Project

    Software enables easy sharing of PDF project drawings.

  • Buying New Trucks? Be Specific.

    Improve your fleet by writing better specifications.

  • TCP's 2010 Influencers: Heavenly Research

    We honor three men who are dedicated to promoting concrete's best qualities: Godwin Amekuedi, champion of P2P and concrete's sustainability, Canan D'Avela and David Goodyear.