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  • 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.

  • Work Platform and Safety Railing

    Saf-T-Mate attaches to a sideform with a hinged connection for safe access to the top of the form. The platform has a grip strut walking surface and a receiver to attach and lock the railing into place.

  • The Current State of Housing

    While single-family home starts slowly recover, don't minimize the impact multifamily housing has on the new-starts market. Multifamily is growing at almost double the rate of single-family housing.

  • Concrete Thin Brick

    Extruded concrete thin brick works with embedded concrete wall systems and offers unlimited colors, smooth or rolled textured brick faces, and standard brick sizes to 16 in. x 16 in.

  • Bearing can Fail for many Reasons

    Your vehicles' and other equipment's bearings can fail for a variety of reasons. Most failures stem from lubrication and contamination.

  • Concrete Aids Resilient Design

    Producers can raise awareness of the importance of resilient design and promote using concrete structures and products.

  • Skid-mounted Batch Plant

    Model E-150 Batch Control has fully automatic sequential batching of materials, and the control utilizes a micro-computer.

  • Interlock Couplers

    Use Lenton Interlok precast construction on structures requiring moment-resisting connections.