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  • Triad Award Call for Entries

    Hanley Wood’s Commercial Construction Group is seeking entries for the 2015 Triad Award, sponsored by Concrete Construction, The Concrete Producer, and Public Works magazines. This annual award honors outstanding publicly-owned concrete projects that demonstrate innovation, sustainability, and...

     
  • New Vulcan Materials Leaders

    Vulcan Materials Co. announced new division leadership and changes to its organizational structure. The new structure, effective Jan. 1, places key leaders within the organization in seven operating divisions.

     
  • Advanced Concrete Technologies (ACT) Celebrates 25th Anniversary

    Advanced Concrete Technologies, Inc. (ACT) celebrated their 25th anniversary as North America’s leading provider of single source concrete mixing and batching plant equipment.

     
  • Calstar Products Appoints Barry as CFO

    Finance veteran brings diverse leadership experience to CalStar team.

     
  • NRMCA Kids Art Contest

    NRMCA is accepting entries for its 2015 Kids Art Contest, sponsored by the Truck Mixer Manufacturers Bureau. The theme for the contest is Sustainability: The Future of Ready Mixed Concrete.

     
  • Sign Up For Crane Operator & Rigger Skills Competitions

    The Crane Operator & Rigger Skills Competition is designed to underscore the need for safe crane operation. The only crane operator recognition program of this scale in North America, the event provides a venue for the best crane operators to set the bar for all crane professionals.

     
  • Command Alkon Names new CFO

    Command Alkon has promoted Andrew Ellis to chief financial officer. He joined the company as corporate controller in 2012.

     
  • MBA Jobs on the Increase

    After reading this article, you may want to contact MTSU to register for the next CIM MBA program. The QS TopMBA.com Jobs & Salary Trends Report 2013/14 report looks at MBA salary and job trends worldwide.

     
  • Researchers Create the Foam of the Future

    A team at the Georgia Institute of Technology has developed a new type of foam that could greatly expand the possibility of using lightweight foams in various material applications.

     
  • PCI Sales and Marketing School

    Advance your knowledge about sales and marketing strategies and techniques.

     
  • VIDEO: Transforming Concrete Silos Into Public Art

    British Columbia ready mix producer Ocean Concrete teamed up with Vancouver Biennale, a local public art initiative, and Brazilian graffiti artists Os Gemeos—The Twins—to turn its Granville Island silos into works of art.

     
  • Can Plastic Make This Concrete Green?

    Researchers in India are developing a green concrete mix that replaces sand with used and treated plastic shopping bags.

     
  • OSHA Extends Crane Operator Certification Deadline

    In a final ruling on cranes and derricks in construction, the Occupational Safety and Health Administration has pushed the deadline for crane operator certification by three years and extended employers' responsibility to ensure that crane operators are competent to operate a crane safely.

     
  • Industry Data Shows Construction Owner Confidence Gains

    The Associated Builders and Contractors Index hit a post-recession high in the first half of 2014. What does that mean for 2015?

     
  • A Hardhat for the 21st Century

    Although currently aimed at industrial workers, this hardhat has amazing features that would benefit construction, including Google Glass-like technology. See how it works in this video from Daqri.

     
  • Command Alkon names new VP

    Command Alkon has promoted Gustavo Vargas to vice president. He has worked for Command Alkon for more than 16 years and has worked for a large multinational cement and ready-mix company.

     
  • Advancements In Stronger, Greener Concrete

    New developments could lead to better concrete that has less of an impact on the environment. Here's a look at the latest findings.

     
  • 2014 Bunyan Pervious Roast

    The Fifth Annual Bunyan Pervious Roast takes place Oct. 9-10 near Las Vegas. The NRMCA Pervious Promotion Subcommittee also will meet during the event, with PDH credits available.

     
  • Vulcan Materials Buys Agg Operations

    Vulcan Materials Co. has completed six acquisitions that expand the company's footprint and reserves in the U.S.

     
  • CTLGroup Elects Cohrs as new Chairman

    The CTLGroup elected Cary Cohrs as chairman during the organization’s recent fall board meeting. Cohrs is the president of American Cement Co. a joint venture of CRH’s Oldcastle Materials and Trap Rock Industries.

     
 
 
 
 

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