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  • Incredible Photos Tell The Story Of The Hoover Dam

    Construction of the Hoover Dam began on July 7, 1930, marking the beginning of the creation of one of the largest manmade structures in the world.According to History.com, it took five years to build the dam, which generates enough energy each year to serve over one million people.On the 85th...

     
  • Man Eats Concrete

    A man in Nanjing, China needed urgent medical help after having accidentally eaten some liquid concrete. He was rushed to the hospital, where doctors had to pump his stomach to recover the concrete and save his life.

     
  • NRMCA 2015 National Mixer Driver Championship

    Entries are still being accepted for 2015 National Mixer Driver Championship. Get them in by July 15.

     
  • Gators' Canoe Chomps its way to Victory

    The University of Florida earned the America’s Cup of Civil Engineering at the 28th annual American Society of Civil Engineers’ National Concrete Canoe Competition.

     
  • EPA Finalizes 2015 Multi-Sector General Permit for Stormwater Discharges

    After 18 months of waiting, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has finalized its updated multi-sector general permit (MSGP) for stormwater discharges from industrial activities, including ready mixed concrete production.

     
  • Company Plans to Turn Dog Poo into Concrete Slabs

    A Surrey, B.C., company says it's designing a machine to separate dog poop collected in plastic bags at parks and upcycle it into concrete slabs for construction.

     
  • NRMCA Releases Revised Guide to Specifications

    The publication Guide to Improving Specifications for Ready Mixed Concrete was developed by the National Ready Mixed Concrete Association and its members through the Research, Engineering and Standards (RES) Committee. The document evolved based on comments developed while reviewing actual project...

     
  • Fall ACI 318 Building Code Seminar Dates

    The American Concrete Institute is offering a new series of seminars this fall to focus on ACI 318-14, Building Code Requirements for Structural Concrete and Commentary. In addition, the seminars are now available as an online course through ACI University, and can be purchased for an individual...

     
  • Big Southeast U.S. Concrete Deal

    Thomas Concrete, an international concrete producer with 132 plants in five countries, has bought Coastal Concrete, operator of 10 plants in South Carolina and Georgia.

     
  • CIM Elects new Board Member

    The National Steering Committee for the Concrete Industry Management (CIM) program recently elected a new board member.

     
  • Pervious Concrete: Density is our Destiny

    The series is presented by Jereme Montgomery, Nebraska Concrete & Aggregates Association on Wednesday July 8, 2015 at 4:00 p.m. Eastern time.

     
  • Registration opens for 2015 Concrete Decor Show

    World-class expertise, education and exhibits dedicated to decorative and architectural concrete.

     
  • Cummins Kicks Off 2015 Redefining Tour

    Cummins Is Showcasing Technology That Will Redefine The Industry During A Coast-To-Coast Tour This Summer And Early Fall.

     
  • What You Missed at the 2015 Sustainability Conference

    The proceedings of the 2015 International Concrete Sustainability Conference are now available online at 2015 ICSC - MIAMI.

     
  • Hope for the Highway Trust Fund?

    Congressman Reid Ribble (R-WI) comments on the Bridge to Sustainable Infrastructure Ac , and the importance of infrastructure in a recent article for CNBC.

     
  • BASF Introduces Innovative Admixture for Low-Viscosity Concrete

    Master Builder Solutions (BASF) has introduced MasterEase, a concrete admixture that provides superior rheology of high performance concrete. This new polymer provides low viscosity and concrete mix stability to facilitate pumping and placing of concrete.

     
  • National Concrete Canoe Competition Launches June 22

    Twenty-two teams of engineering students from schools across the country and Canada will come together to compete for “America’s Cup of Civil Engineering” at the American Society of Civil Engineers’ (ASCE) 28th Annual National Concrete Canoe Competition.

     
  • U.S. Concrete Completes Sale of Final Precast Concrete Operation

    The transaction represents the final divestiture of the company’s precast concrete operations.

     
  • Dubai Municipality, NRMCA Partner on Concrete Plant, Truck Certification Program

    A new cooperative agreement to recognizes technical equivalencies of their respective concrete plant and truck certification programs. NRMCA will now offer certificates to concrete plants operating in Dubai that have earned the DCL-DM plant and truck certification.

     
  • High-Tech Concrete Receives National Accolades

    Doka's Concremote determines fresh concrete-strength development using maturity methods from instruments built directly into the formwork. The result are accelerated construction processes and increased safety.

     
 
 
 

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