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  • Caterpillar to End Production of On-Highway Vocational Trucks

    Caterpillar Inc. today announced it will discontinue production of its on-highway vocational trucks. Based on the current business climate in the truck industry and a thorough evaluation of the business, the company decided it would withdraw from this market.

  • Lafarge's Presque Isle Quarry Recognized for Environmental Efforts

    Lafarge North America (a member of LafargeHolcim) is pleased to announce that its Presque Isle Quarry in Michigan received two awards from the Wildlife Habitat Council (WHC) for its environmental and conservation efforts during the past year, including the 2015 Upland Management Award as well as a...

  • Lafarge Quarry Receives Environmental Awards

    Lafarge's Presque Isle Quarry was the recipient of two awards from the Wildlife Habitat Council.

  • Terex front discharge Mixer Truck

    Boasting a long 206-in wheelbase and 391-in (993.1-cm) front axle to hydraulic tag axle span to meet Federal Bridge Formula standards, the Terex FDB6000 Front Discharge mixer truck now features barrel paddles inside the 11-yd3 mixer drum’s rear to minimize concrete clumping. This improves mix...

  • World of Concrete Precast Operations Showcase

    The Precast Operations Showcase at World of Concrete demonstrated wetcast production from all angles: form preparation, reinforcement, consolidation, and stripping.

  • Precast Insulated Walls

    Scott Long’s venture is a new approach to marketing and producing insulated concrete wall panels. And it seems that his launch may have come at the right time, as green building, especially with its emphasis on energy efficiency, is maturing into a potentially untapped growth market for concrete...

  • Precast Insulated Walls: Industry Legacy

    Scott Long’s interest in developing a systematic approach to standardizing wall panel construction has a strong family connection. He is a second-generation concrete innovator.

  • Accelerated Bridge Construction

    This was one of several accelerated bridge construction projects in which Oldcastle has participated in the past three years.

  • Precast Environmental Product Declarations

    Environmental product declarations allow stakeholders to understand precast products’ impacts on the environment.

  • Master Precasters

    The National Precast Concrete Association will graduate the largest-ever class of Master Precasters at The Precast Show 2016.