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  • Hirschmann’s new iSCALE Control System installed on Altec boom truck

    Altec has begun outfitting their AC45-127S telescopic boom truck with the new Hirschmann iSCALE Control System.

  • Vulcan Announces Second Quarter 2014 Results

    Tom Hill, President and Chief Executive Officer, said, "Our second quarter results further demonstrate the earnings leverage of volume growth in our aggregates business, and our continuing improvements to margins and unit profitability."

  • Environmental Product Declarations

    Creating environmental product declarations for its customers, the manufacturer can help concrete producers meet LEED v4 requirements for new materials and resource credit.

  • Improving Concrete Quality Course

    NRMCA is presenting a new one-day course, Improving Concrete Quality,for concrete producers, ingredient material suppliers, engineers, testing labs and contractors. 

  • Get a Buzz On

    Used K-Cup coffee packs will have a second life as an alternative fuel source at a cement plant in Canada, rather than hitting the local landfill.

  • Mini Wireless Controls

    Magnetek, Inc. announced the availability of their new line of lightweight, “miniature” transmitters. These compact, lightweight controls provide an effective yet economical solution for controlling small fluid-powered machines used in applications such as construction and work trucks.

  • Economists Optimistic About 2014 Commercial, Industrial Growth

    Associated Builders and Contractors (ABC) Chief Economist Anirban Basu, American Institute of Architects (AIA) Chief Economist Kermit Baker and National Association of Home Builders (NAHB) Chief Economist David Crowe provided a collaborative economic forecast today combining their expert economic...

  • Concrete Cares of Nebraska 2014 Kickoff Event

    Information about the 2014 Concrete Cares event and how you can help and participate.

  • Using BIM for Complex Precast Elements

    The new residence hall at Valparaiso University is the school's first built entirely of precast concrete. The 300 students wouldn't be moving in so soon if not for building information modeling.

  • Tangible Benefits of BIM

    While customer demand is currently the biggest factor motivating precasters to adopt BIM, producers such as Coreslab are part of a growing group that recognize its benefits.