March-April 2015 Table of Contents

Articles
Product Pulse: Truck Accessories Product Pulse: Truck Accessories

The March-April issue of The Concrete Producer focused on Trucks Accessories. Read more

The Growth of Roller-Compacted Concrete The Growth of Roller-Compacted Concrete

Roller-compacted concrete volumes, number of projects, and applications in the U.S. are increasing. Read more

Trucks at World of Concrete Trucks at World of Concrete

Several truck manufacturers at World of Concrete introduced chassis that provide producers greater payloads and increased maneuverability, while making drivers more efficient. Read more

Retractable Enclosures for Curing Precast Elements Retractable Enclosures for Curing Precast Elements

To improve their process, precast and prestressed concrete manufacturers across North America are increasingly turning to retractable enclosures that can provide a controlled environment superior to tarps. This equipment also provides building-like protection and curing predictability at a fraction of the cost and footprint of permanent structures. Read more

Too Cold for Concrete? Too Cold for Concrete?

Making ACI 306 a tool, rather than a rule. It covers the entire spectrum of applications for cold weather concreting. Read more

Cranesville Block Company Inc. Producer to Watch Cranesville Block Company Inc.

Cranesville Block Inc. is a family-owned company that prides itself in offering a quality, sustainable product. Read more

Precast to the Rescue for Train Station Project Precast to the Rescue for Train Station Project

County Materials' Archcast precast concrete bridge sections allow construction of the new passageway without disturbing the existing bridge. Read more

Clark Pacific Supplies Precast for New Arena Clark Pacific Supplies Precast for New Arena

The 17,500-seat NBA arena will include about 700 pieces of precast and more than 1,000 concrete steps. Read more

Oldcastle Supplies Precast for New York Project Oldcastle Supplies Precast for New York Project

Producer supplies hollowcore prestressed slabs, concrete beams, interior and exterior wall panels, solid slabs, and stairs. Read more

Replacing Vehicles can Lower Costs

Just because a truck is in the fleet now doesn’t mean it must be replaced with the same model. Read more

Consumer Sentiment Looking Strong Concrete Returns Consumer Sentiment Looking Strong

There are signs that consumer confidence has been increasing, which bodes well for all segments of our economy. Read more

From the Editor Understanding Limestone in Cement

My cement supplier is adding limestone to their cement. Is there anything to worry about and will I have to reduce the fly ash content? Read more

Producers Need to Get Concrete Test Results

It’s a violation of the building code when concrete producers are not provided with test results, yet it happens regularly. Read more