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  • 4th International Conference on Durability of Concrete Structures

    The 4th International Conference on Durability of Concrete Structures (ICDCS) brings together international experts on the durability of concrete structures to share their recent achievements, present the latest research developments.

     
  • ASTM C-94 Updated

    C94/C94M - Standard Specification for Ready-Mixed Concrete has been revised to C94/C94M-14a developed by Committee C09.40, ASTM BOS Volume 04.02.

     
  • Cummins Claims up to 80 Percent Drop in Carbon Dioxide Emissions

    Cummins Inc. has developed an engine and powertrain that reduce carbon dioxide emissions by as much as 80% compared with a baseline gasoline-powered medium-duty truck.

     
  • Dr. Colin Lobo Receives ASTM International Award of Merit for Service to Concrete Committee

    Colin Lobo, Ph.D., senior vice president, engineering, at the National Ready Mixed Concrete Association (NRMCA) in Silver Spring, Maryland, has received ASTM’s highest organizational recognition for individual contributions to standards activities, the Award of Merit and accompanying title of ASTM...

     
  • Vulcan Names Hill President and CEO

    Vulcan Materials Co. has named J. Thomas Hill president and CEO and elected him to the board of directors. Hill, the former executive vice president and Chief operating officer, succeeds Donald James, who becomes executive chairman.

     
  • Shareholders, Feds clear Martin Marietta, TXI merger

    Five months of shareholder guidance and regulatory review appear to have gone according to script for Martin Marietta, which is on track to promptly consummate a merger positioning it as the largest U.S.-based aggregate, cement and ready mixed producer.

     
  • ACPA Launches New Generation Website

    The American Concrete Pavement Association (ACPA) has redeveloped its primary website, combining the latest digital technology to perform the two-fold functions of delivering content and serving as a resource for conducting association business.

     
  • Lego-shaped Bricks Could Help Build Houses 80% Faster

    The concrete brick prototype (pictured) was designed by Israel-based Ronnie Zohar. Each brick would be custom made and designed to slot together.

     
  • What do you know about old concrete mixers?

    The Gorham Historical Society shares a 1920's era concrete mixer recently resurrected after 60 years of storage in a barn.

     
  • ASTM Committee C09 Celebrates Centennial

    The ASTM International committee celebrated its 100th anniversary during a reception and dinner on June 23 at the Sheraton Centre Toronto, Canada.

     
  • NJIT CIM's 3rd Annual Alumni Reunion

    On Friday June 27th, the NJIT CIM program hosted their 3rd annual CIM Alumni Reunion at Don Pepe’s Restaurant in Newark, NJ.

     
  • New COO at Aggregate Industries

    Guy Edwards has been appointed new chief operating officer at Aggregate Industries US.

     
  • Lafarge, Holcim Said to Hire Banks for Asset Sales

    Lafarge SA and Holcim Ltd. hired banks to sell as much as $7 billion in assets as they try to secure antitrust approval for their planned merger, according to people with knowledge of the matter.

     
  • Preview: PCI Convention

    The PCI Convention and National Bridge Conference is the premier national venue for the exchange of ideas and state-of-the-art information on precast concrete design, fabrication, and construction.

     
  • Using Our Highways to Harvest Solar Energy

    Solar Roadways are a photovoltaic prototype that can serve as roadway and parking lot pavers in lieu of concrete and asphalt. But mass production will determine their efficacy.

     
  • CRH Locks in Three Key Executives

    CRH has secured new chief executive Albert Manifold, finance chief Maeve Carton and U.S. boss Mark Towe for five years with a "golden handcuffs" deal.

     
  • High-tech Stadium for 2014 FIFA World Cup in Brazil Built with Specialty Cement

    The stadium, located in the heart of the Amazon, has an innovative ecological design and is one of the world’s first stadiums to be LEED certified.

     
  • CCO Certified: 100,000 and Counting

    CCO certification reached a historic milestone last month when the 100,000th person to be certified through the nationally accredited program since its launch in April 1996 received his certification card.

     
  • Ernest Maier joins the CarbonCure Family

    Ernest Maier solidified their commitment to sustainability today when they announced that they had signed an agreement with CarbonCure Technologies.

     
  • Charton to Retire from Cummins

    Steve Charlton, Vice President and Chief Technical Officer - Engine Business, plans to retire from Cummins effective July 1. The company also announced that Jennifer Rumsey has been named Vice President, Engineering for the Engine Business, succeeding Steve Charlton.

     
 
 
 

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