January-February 2011 Table of Contents

Bridge and Neighboring Hoover Dam Inspire Bridge and Neighboring Hoover Dam Inspire

The editors of The Concrete Producer and Concrete Construction tour the Hoover Dam and the Mike O'Callaghan-Pat Tillman Memorial Bridge. Check out a slideshow of the finished bypass bridge and iconic dam. Read more

Industry Leader of the Year: Tom Daniel Industry Leader of the Year: Tom Daniel

Leader has been a key proponent of Vision 2020. Read more

The Secret is Out

MIT research results provide the good news our industry needed to end the year. Read more

Stock the Shelves Stock the Shelves

Many producers earn repeat customers by stocking extra building supplies and creating a convenient, one-stop shopping experience for contractors. World of Concrete featured many new products that can save time and money on the job. Here you can find a sampling of products your customers may need. Read more

An Alternative Approach Fleet Factors An Alternative Approach

Engine technology and fuel options help producers meet emissions standards. Read more

Most Innovative Products Most Innovative Products

Cast your vote for the best new products in 2011. Read more

Casting in Carolina Casting in Carolina

The Precast Show offers education and exhibits, Jan. 27-29, in Charlotte, N.C. Read more

Red Alert Concrete Returns Red Alert

An increase in selling price kept the results from being even worse. Read more

What Would They Think? What Would They Think?

Almost six years and $120 million after construction began, the bridge over the Colorado river opens. Read more

Pervious on Parade Pervious on Parade

World of Concrete will be an ideal place to learn about this material. Read more

Let's Talk Infrastructure Let's Talk Infrastructure

The Women in Concrete luncheon highlights concrete's important ‘supporting' role. Read more

Space for Rent Concrete Returns Space for Rent

Rental units will drive the housing recovery. Read more

Keeping Current

World of Concrete helps producers navigate green waters. Read more

Problem Clinic Working With Controlled Low-Strength Materials

We are about to bid on a project calling for controlled low-strength materials (CLSM) for backfilling sewers and other underground utilities. The designer is hoping to use this material to earn LEED credits. We have been asked to verify the density of CLSM we plan to provide. Does CLSM's density in place vary? Why is this important to the design engineer? And how can we control the density? Read more