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  • U.S. Concrete, Inc. Acquires Select Assets in Texas and Oklahoma

    U.S. Concrete, Inc. Acquires New Assets from E&A Materials, Inc. and Pitts Sand & Gravel, Inc. New acquisitions include two sand and gravel operations near Vernon, Tx. and Waurika, OK.

     
  • Advanced Mix Design Webinar - NPCA

    Need a helping hand with your concrete mix design? Look no further! Sign up today to take our "Advanced Mix Design" webinar to get answers to your questions. The Advanced Mix Design: Troubleshooting Your Mix webinar is part of NPCA's 2015 webinar series.

     
  • Demand for Cement Projected to Rise 4.5 Percent Globally

    World demand for cement is projected to rise 4.5 percent per year to 5.2 billion metric tons in 2019.

     
  • Construction Industry Protests Proposed Overtime Rule

    Coalitions, letters signal dislike of potentially costly change

     
  • Summit Materials Announces Acquisition of Legrand Johnson Construction Company

    Summit Materials, Inc., a leader in vertically integrated construction materials announced that is has completed the acquisition of LeGrand Johnson Construction Company. Based in Utah, "LeGrand" is a vertically integrated construction materials company that services the northern and central regions...

     
  • New Athena Institute Software Includes Environmental Impact Data

    Free Athena Institute life cycle assessment (LCA) software for buildings now includes the most current environmental impact data for cement and concrete.

     
  • CEMEX Named on Fortune’s Change the World List

    Recognizing 50 companies worldwide that have "made a sizable impact on major global social or environmental problems," CEMEX has been named one of Fortune’s Change the World list.Thanks to the “Patrimono Hoy” program, CEMEX was selected out of more than 200 nominees to be acknowledged. The program...

     
  • Grant Given to NJIT to Study 90-Minute Ready-Mix

    NJIT was awarded a research grant to study the ways to reduce the number of truckloads being rejected because of a strict adherence to the 90 minute ready-mixture rule.

     
  • NEW Mixer Truck Driver's Manual

    The NRMCA August Internet Spotlight, good through Monday, August 31, is the NEW Mixer Truck Driver's Manual – bigger and better.

     
  • Work Truck Show gets Social

    Position yourself for a successful Work Truck Show by following new social media accounts. Attendees and exhibitors stay in touch year-round on Facebook and Twitter.

     
  • Winners of the 2015 Environmental Excellence Awards

    NRMCA Announces Winners of 2015 Commitment to Environmental Excellence Awards

     
  • Ready-Mixed Producer Celebrates 90th Anniversary

    Founded in 1925, 4th generation family owned and operated ready-mix producer  Breckenridge Material Co. is the largest ready-mix supplier in Missouri with more than 30 plants and locations in Missouri and Illinois, and this year, celebrates it's 90th anniversary.

     
  • National Concrete Pipe Week

    Several states join call to celebrate the industry's contributions to society during National Concrete Pipe Week, declared for August 16-22.

     
  • Precast Concrete Box Culvert Approved for Philadelphia

    Based in Telford, Pa. Oldcastle Precast has provided 11-foot by 11-foot precast concrete box with a v-Shaped channel for $12.5 million Laurel St. for an improvement project that will replace a one-hundred year old, 16-foot combined sewer outfall in Philadelphia. 

     
  • ASTM Standard Would Measure Electrical Resistance of Fresh Concrete

    The new standard is intended to show how to sample fresh concrete, prepare a specimen for evaluation and conduct the measurements.

     
  • NRMCA's 2015 ConcreteWorks

    We're headed deep into the heart of Texas for NRMCA's 2015 ConcreteWorks! San Antonio will be the backdrop for all of the exciting events and informative educational opportunities the industry has come to expect from NRMCA's premier Fall showcase. We've made some changes to the schedule to allow...

     
  • Concrete for Rail Upgrade

    HOPEFlow Rail concrete is a special U.K. mix designed for railway beds that is strong, free-flowing and has sufficient working time. It is a self-consolidating mix that includes steel fibers.

     
  • Is Wood Replacing Concrete?

    Some of Europe's new high rise buildings are now made up of mixed concoctions - hybrid wood and concrete.

     
  • Central Atlantic Bridge Associates (CABA) Announces New Director

    CABA, a regional association of prestressed bridge manufacturers, is pleased to announce the recent appointment of Monica Schultes, PE to the position of Executive Director.

     
  • Hanley Wood and the International Code Council Form Communications

    Initiative to connect building product manufacturers and trade associations to the code community and support skilled trade education. Washington, DC – August 5, 2015 – Hanley Wood, the premier information, media, event, and strategic marketing services company serving the residential, commercial...

     
 
 
 
 

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