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  • How Much Ready Mix

    The National Ready Mixed Concrete Association estimates that ready mixed concrete produced in June was 33 million cubic yards, 7.6% higher than June 2014.

  • NRMCA Excellence in Quality Award Recipients

    The National Ready Mixed Concrete Association has announced the 2015 NRMCA Excellence in Quality Awards in three categories based on the size of production. The winners will be honored at the NRMCA's ConcreteWorks in San Antonio on Sept. 21.

  • New ASTM Standard Evaluates Hydration Differences in Cement Mixtures

    A new ASTM International standard will help manufacturers and suppliers of concrete and cement mixtures evaluate relative differences in early hydration of paste, mortar, and other mixtures.

  • CAT Inspect Mobile APP Improves Machine Inspection Process

    Caterpillar is taking the paper out of the machine inspection process with Cat Inspect, an easy-to-use mobile application that allows users to download machine-specific inspection forms and capture actionable information during their walkarounds.

  • Old Storm Pipe More Than Proves its Mettle

    There's just one reason a Wisconsin city isn't reusing 85-year-old concrete storm sewer pipe in a system expansion. Bet you can't guess what it is.

  • Light-Emitting Concrete, RCC for Highways and More

    Research presented at a recent Transportation Research Board meeting involved full-depth reclamation (FDR) for a major interstate pavement, roller-compacted concrete, portland cement/limestone blends, and glow-in-the-dark concrete.

  • Concrete Blocks with Half the Cement

    A California company is developing alternatives to the traditional concrete block which use less cement, dramatically reducing the amount of carbon dioxide produced; they even have a product in the works which uses no cement at all.

  • ACI Releases New Guide for Concrete Pavements

    ACI guide focuses on pavement construction to include paving techniques and time-proven construction procedures.

  • PCI Announces 2015 Journal Awards

    The Precast/Prestressed Concrete Institute’s (PCI’s) Journal Awards Committee has named the winners of the 2015 PCI Journal awards.

  • U.S. Concrete Buys Assets in Texas and Oklahoma

    U.S. Concrete buys operations from E&A Materials and Pitts Sand & Gravel. New acquisitions include two sand and gravel operations near Vernon, Texas, and Waurika, Okla.