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    Cummins Inc. has developed an engine and powertrain that reduce carbon dioxide emissions by as much as 80% compared with a baseline gasoline-powered medium-duty truck.

  • 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...

  • Vulcan Names Hill President and CEO

    Vulcan Materials Co. has named J. Thomas Hill president and CEO and elected him to the board of directors. Hill, the former executive vice president and Chief operating officer, succeeds Donald James, who becomes executive chairman.

  • Shareholders, Feds clear Martin Marietta, TXI merger

    Five months of shareholder guidance and regulatory review appear to have gone according to script for Martin Marietta, which is on track to promptly consummate a merger positioning it as the largest U.S.-based aggregate, cement and ready mixed producer.

  • ACPA Launches New Generation Website

    The American Concrete Pavement Association (ACPA) has redeveloped its primary website, combining the latest digital technology to perform the two-fold functions of delivering content and serving as a resource for conducting association business.

  • Lego-shaped Bricks Could Help Build Houses 80% Faster

    The concrete brick prototype (pictured) was designed by Israel-based Ronnie Zohar. Each brick would be custom made and designed to slot together.

  • What do you know about old concrete mixers?

    The Gorham Historical Society shares a 1920's era concrete mixer recently resurrected after 60 years of storage in a barn.

  • Kenworth T880 Fills Demand

    Vocational truck demand is being driven by concrete producers, construction companies, contractors, and building suppliers operating old 2004 and 2007 EPA engine units that must be replaced with new trucks.

  • Our Nation’s Best Export

    For more than 100 years our concrete industry has been setting the standard for safety through its work on C09 on Concrete and Concrete Aggregates.

  • ASTM Committee C09 Celebrates Centennial

    The ASTM International committee celebrated its 100th anniversary during a reception and dinner on June 23 at the Sheraton Centre Toronto, Canada.