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    How San Francisco’s new Bay Bridge was repaired, with traffic flowing, after 32 anchor rods snapped.

  • Leasing, Financing Confidence Surges

    Confidence in the equipment finance market is 65.1, the highest index in two years and an increase from the February index of 63.3.  The first quarter MCI levels are the three highest since April 2011.

  • Redi-Mix Earns 2014 Concrete Cares Award From the NRMCA

    Redi-Mix, LLC, a business unit of U.S. Concrete, Inc., has announced it was awarded the 2014 Concrete Cares Award from the National Ready Mixed Concrete Association in recognition of its longstanding commitment to giving back to its community and, specifically for this past year, for its work on...

  • Texas-Based NRMCA Producer Member Earns 2014 Concrete Cares Award

    The Manufacturers, Products & Services Division of the National Ready Mixed Concrete Association has awarded the 2014 Concrete Cares Award to Redi-Mix Concrete, a U.S. Concrete Company, in recognition of its longstanding commitment to giving back to its community and, specifically for this past...

  • Protecting Temporary Workers: Whose Responsibility is It?

    OSHA recently launched an initiative to protect temporary workers from jobsite hazards. Here is what concrete producers need to know.

  • The 'Ripple Effect' of a Minimum Wage Increase on American Workers

    In this month's Hamilton Project employment analysis, Melissa Kearney and Ben Harris consider the "ripple effects" of a minimum wage increase on near-minimum wage workers, finding that an increase could raise the wages of up to 35 million workers-roughly one-third of the American workforce.

  • OSHA releases new resources to better protect workers

    Tens of thousands of U.S. workers are sickened or die annually, from occupational exposures to hazardous chemicals used regularly in workplaces. The U.S. Department of Labor's Occupational Safety and Health Administration has launched two new resources to assist companies with worker safety.

  • Caught sleeping again

    I think it’s a great time to become more involved. But don’t tell the boss, I want think I'm still in some sort of bargaining position for more money.) Concrete production is increasing. Trucks are being ordered. Producers are starting to hire again. And there’s a new group of professional to teach.

  • Eight Employee Relations Challenges and Opportunities

  • New Workers Pose Plant Safety Risk