June 2007 Table of Contents

Dispatch from World of Concrete Mexico 2008 Dispatch from World of Concrete Mexico 2008

WOC-Mexico, now in its third year, is establishing itself as the place for concrete professionals to meet in Latin America. Read more

A 20th Century Wonder

A trip to Hoover Dam is a must for people in the concrete industry. You will be awestruck by its size, the rugged landscape, amd the challenges crews faced when they built it in the 1930s. It truly is a 20th century wonder. Read more

Graduation Day Graduation Day

Dozens of fresh faces will enter the concrete industry this year, thanks to the Concrete Industry Management program at Middle Tennessee State University (MTSU) in Murfreesboro, Tenn. Read more

Monumental Achievements Monumental Achievements

Readers respond with their favorite concrete monuments. Read more

Family Affair Family Affair

The fourth John Deere Load America competition at World of Concrete had a decidedly family feeling this year. Read more

World of Concrete's Best & Brightest

The votes are in and counted. We are pleased to announce the winners of the 2007 Most Innovative Products contest. Held each year at the World of Concrete, the contest showcased just a fraction of the new products that appeared at the show held last January at the Las Vegas Convention Center. In all, 137 entries competed in 14 different categories, and awards were given in each category for Attendees' Choice and Experts' Choice. In one case, Cementec won both awards in the Concrete Making Materials category. In Placement Tools & Equipment, two companies, Somero Enterprises and Lura Enterprise, both were awarded Experts' Choice Awards. Read more