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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... Read 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... Read 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. Read more

Cement-Admixture Incompatibility
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Cement-Admixture Incompatibility

Understanding the problems and some simple fixes. Read 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... Read 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... Read 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... Read more

New ASTM Standard Will Help Improve Concrete Production
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New ASTM Standard Will Help Improve Concrete Production

Mineral fillers will reduce cement content in concrete Read more

Free Precast Concrete Webinars for Specifiers
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Free Precast Concrete Webinars for Specifiers

Topics include retaining and sound walls, bridge construction, and septic tanks. Read more

2016 Big Beam Contest Results
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2016 Big Beam Contest Results

The University of Notre Dame team won for the second year in a row. Read more

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