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  • ACI 318-14 Gets Overhaul

    ACI 318-14, Building Code Requirements for Structural Concrete, was completely overhauled. The committee responsible for the new document reorganized the code's greater ease of use.

  • Dealing with Cement Shortages

    Lots of things can disrupt the supply of cement but there are some things a ready-mix producer can do to mitigate the problem.

  • Regional Distances in LEED Raise Questions

    There is confusion among producers about how to determine the distances required to be provided for LEED submittals.

  • A Shift in the Mortgage Market

    The pendulum swings back toward easier mortgage-lending standards as the government tries to resurrect housing.

  • Concrete Batch Plant

    Flexible design allows for adding a portable or totally self-erecting central batch mixer to meet the control and production needs of the specialty concrete designs of the future.

  • High-performance Mixers

    Mixers feature the HP drum with a high-capacity mixing bowl section, ball buster paddle system, and a straight discharge cone taper for optimal mixing.

  • Microrebar Reinforcement

    Use Micro-rebar as primary steel reinforcement for structural concrete; it can replace rebar in any concrete application.

  • Heldenfels Celebrates Texas Groundbreaking

    The company's new precast concrete manufacturing plant in El Paso, Texas, will be operational in April 2015.

  • Magnets for Precast Concrete

    Use the MagFly AP magnet for production of precast concrete elements.

  • Pre-heater System

    Pre Heater Plus system utilizes hot exhaust gases from a direct-fired water heater to preheat the makeup water.