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  • Insteel Industries To Acquire Prestressed Concrete Strand Business Of American Spring Wire

    Insteel Industries, Inc. announced that its wholly-owned subsidiary, Insteel Wire Products Company as entered into an Asset Purchase Agreement to acquire substantially all of the assets associated with the prestressed concrete strand business of American Spring Wire Corporation for a purchase price...

  • Vulcan Product Calculator App

    Vulcan Materials Co. has launched its product calculator app for Android phone, tablet and other Android devices. The Vulcan Materials Product Calculator allows users to estimate the construction materials needed for building and paving projects.

  • Command Alkon Acquires FiveCubits

    Command Alkon Inc. has acquired FiveCubits Inc., resulting in “FiveCubits, a division of Command Alkon.” FiveCubits is a provider of SaaS-based fleet management and mobile computing solutions for the ready-mix industry.

  • 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...