January-February 2014 Table of Contents

Articles
Concrete Producers' World of Concrete Preview Concrete Producers' World of Concrete Preview

A World of Concrete 2014 preview specifically for concrete producers. Know your WOC! Read more

Waterproofing Bloomberg After Hurricane Sandy Waterproofing Bloomberg After Hurricane Sandy

After the mechanical room at Bloomberg's Manhattan office received 2.5 feet of water, the financial news provider sought to mitigate flooding in the future. New concrete walls were poured in the building. Read more

Tier 4 and your Heavy Equipment Tier 4 and your Heavy Equipment

How EPA's final emissions hurdle may affect vehicle and equipment replacement schedules. Read more

Durable Concrete Chemistry Durable Concrete Chemistry

Admixtures are available today that can significantly increase durability. Here is a look at the benefits and potential limitations of these specialty admixtures. Read more

Solving Concrete Finishing Problems Problem Clinic Solving Concrete Finishing Problems

Two factors impact the ability to finish concrete. The first is available paste in the mixture. The second is the window of time to allow finishing to be complete. Read more

Concrete Returns A Look Back at 2013, and Ahead to 2014

The performance of the construction industry in 2013 is proof that things are improving. Housing permits and federal spending have both increased. Read more

Health Impacts of Products are new Focus in LEED v4 Health Impacts of Products Health Impacts of Products are new Focus in LEED v4

The USGBC's release of version 4 of the LEED rating system (LEED v4) includes new requirements for product declarations related to toxicity and human health effects. Read more

Concrete Pumping at 2014 World of Concrete

Innovators continue to improve concrete pumping operations. In the 2014 Most Innovative Product Award program, three World of Concrete exhibitors have nominated products that will continue to increase pumpers' efficiency, safety, and productivity. Read more

Let World of Concrete help Build your Legacy

The Concrete Producer is part of your self-improvement process. Let us help you be a legacy innovator. Read more

2014 Precast Show Preview

This year's Precast Show takes place Feb. 13-15 in Houston. Read more

2014 Triad Award Winner: Producers Collaborate on Stan Musial Veterans Memorial Bridge 2014 Triad Award Winner: Producers Collaborate on Stan Musial Veterans Memorial Bridge

Two producers formed a mutually beneficial arrangement that provided expertise on both sides of the river. Massive amounts of concrete were produced for the high-profile, fast-paced project in two states. Read more