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Lean Manufacturing in Precast Concrete
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Lean Manufacturing in Precast Concrete

Smith-Midland's J-J hooks barrier model cell program. More

Precast Pipe Structure Helps Park with Increased Stormwater Run-Off
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Precast Pipe Structure Helps Park with Increased Stormwater Run-Off

They achieved a viable option using special, large, reinforced concrete pipe to... More

Precast Concrete Structure Built for Earthquake Resiliency Receives Recognition
New Ester Simplot Water Park Features Special Precast Components
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New Ester Simplot Water Park Features Special Precast Components

For Oldcastle Precast, the project proved a stimulating challenge and the company... More

Finding Value in Precast-Alternative Cladding
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Finding Value in Precast-Alternative Cladding

Architectural precast panels have been a “go-to” cladding material for decades in... More

Specification for Structural Concrete
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Specification for Structural Concrete

Here are the provisions of the new spec that are relevant to concrete producers. More

Cement-Admixture Incompatibility
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Cement-Admixture Incompatibility

Understanding the problems and some simple fixes. More

Researchers Look for Fly Ash Replacement
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Researchers Look for Fly Ash Replacement

At a concrete plant in California, research is progressing on the use of natural... More

The Fuel Costs Rollercoaster
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The Fuel Costs Rollercoaster

Some organizations lack either the understanding or the vision to recognize we are... More

What Exactly is Green Concrete
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What Exactly is Green Concrete

It shouldn’t cost significantly more to develop products that use less material or... More

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