April-May 2011 Table of Contents

Creating A Paperless Project Creating A Paperless Project

Software enables easy sharing of PDF project drawings. Read more

Improving Performance Improving Performance

Producers must not only develop mix designs that provide excellent hardened properties such as durability and smooth surface appearance, they must provide fresh concretes that are flowable, consistently uniform, and achieve consistent set times. Read more

Precast Refuge Precast Refuge

Two bridges are the first in Wisconsin to use precast concrete pier caps. Read more

Get A Load of This Fleet Factors Get A Load of This

Agencies may target payload, not just miles per gallon, in setting standards. Read more

The Big Fix The Big Fix

Women meet at World of Concrete to discuss infrastructure and their common concerns and solutions. Read more

Showstoppers Fleet Factors Showstoppers

Freightliner and Terex introduce new mixers at World of Concrete. Read more

Seizing the Opportunity Seizing the Opportunity

2011 World of Concrete attracts crowds worldwide. Read more

Designed for Success Designed for Success

Chemical admixtures are helping concrete meet today's toughest construction challenges and shaping the future. Read more

The Housing Recovery: Is This the Year? Concrete Returns The Housing Recovery: Is This the Year?

More cash sales means stability has returned. Read more

Vehicles for Change

The truck industry helps fleet managers prepare for the green road ahead. Read more

Lightweight Block As An Alternative Problem Clinic Lightweight Block As An Alternative

Q: We are working on a project where the owner is trying to earn LEED credits. So we are trying to convince the structural engineer to use lightweight block. How can we get him to use lightweight block as an alternative? Read more