March-April 2013 Table of Contents

Articles
CNG as a Fuel Alternative Fleet Factors CNG as a Fuel Alternative

Ozinga uses compressed natural gas to fuel a portion of its fleet. Read more

Infrastructure Spending: Hope or Hype?

It’s been four years, but many in the concrete industry may be feeling the déjà vu of cautious optimism we sensed before the American Recovery and Reinvestment (Stimulus) Act promised funding for infrastructure projects in 2009. Read more

The Concrete Canal The Concrete Canal

Using 6.5 million cubic yards of concrete, the Panama Canal is the largest ongoing construction project in the world. Read more

Spanning the Lone Star State Spanning the Lone Star State

How three Texas precasters are meeting the challenges of a booming infrastructure market. Read more

Mobile Block and Paver Plant Mobile Block and Paver Plant

Concrete block and paver producers can maintain healthy margins and extend their delivery territories by using a mobile block plant. Read more

Truck Manufacturers Prepare for an Upswing Truck Manufacturers Prepare for an Upswing

Truck and mixer sales seem poised for growth. Read more

What Lies Ahead for 2013 Concrete Returns What Lies Ahead for 2013

The concrete industry's recovery will be very robust for this year and beyond. Read more

Problem Clinic Preventing Slump Loss

Many things can cause rapid slump loss. Aggregate, cement chemistry, fly ash sources, and admixtures are culprits. Read more

Sustainability's Acronyms

Four basic steps for meeting new environmental labeling specs. Read more

The Benefits of Preventive Maintenance Fleet Factors The Benefits of Preventive Maintenance

Important procedure keeps ready-mix trucks and other vehicles from breaking down. Read more

Advances in Precast Paving Advances in Precast Paving

Today, precast pavement is considered a mature technology, providing highway agencies with an effective rapid construction option. Read more

Vexcon + Max Release Vexcon + Max Release

Certi-Vex Max Release non-staining, clear, form release treatment for forming applications. Read more

SpecChem + BioStrip WB SpecChem + BioStrip WB

BioStrip WB release agent is ideal for sensitive environmental situations such as bridge formwork over rivers. Read more

Rostine Mfg. & Supply Inc. + Cast-O-Magic Rostine Mfg. & Supply Inc. + Cast-O-Magic

Cast-O-Magic high perfromance form release agent is formulated exceed the strictest environmental standards. Read more

RoMix + RO-396 RoMix + RO-396

RO-396 High Performance Form Release Agent exceeds all VOC regulations and is easy to apply. Read more

Progressive Solutions + Kleen Kote Progressive Solutions + Kleen Kote

Kleen Kote eco-friendly, water-based release agent is reliable in many applications. Read more

L&M Construction Chemicals + Debond L&M Construction Chemicals + Debond

Debond non-staining, VOC-compliant concrete form release can be applied to all types of concrete. Read more

Jamson Labs/Power Kleen + Kleen Release Jamson Labs/Power Kleen + Kleen Release

Kleen Release industrial-grade formulated concrete form releaseis non-irritant with negligible VOCs. Read more

Huron Technologies + Release Coating 7806

Release Coating 7806 lubricant release blend is formulated for release of decorative and structural items. Read more

Hill & Griffith + Concrete Form Releases Hill & Griffith + Concrete Form Releases

Complete line of concrete form release agents is non-carcinogenic, non-flammable/non-combustible, and DOT-exempt. Read more

Dayton Superior + Clean Strip Ultra J3 Dayton Superior + Clean Strip Ultra J3

Clean Strip Ultra J3 low-odor, non-staining, ready-to-use and chemically reactive form release is VOC-compliant in all regulatory regions. Read more

Atlas Construction Supply, Inc. + Atlas Bio-Guard Atlas Construction Supply, Inc. + Atlas Bio-Guard

Atlas Bio-Guard is a high performance, environementally safe concrete form release agent that is formulated with a natural Read more