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  • 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.

     
  • NRMCA 2014 Excellence in Quality Awards

    NRMCA has announced the winners of its 2014 NRMCA Excellence in Quality Awards. Winning producers demonstrated that they followed and exceeded quality management principles over a broad range of activities.

     
  • Concrete gets in the mix with Special Olympics

    Central Concrete teams up with the Special Olympics to make a difference and raise money.

     
  • October is Careers in Construction Month

    Spearheaded by NCCER, a nonprofit education foundation, the campaign is an effort to promote the construction industry trades. Get involved and help inform and inspire the next generation of professionals.

     
  • OSHA Announces New Reporting Requirements

    Starting January 1, 2015, employers will be required to notify OSHA when a worker is killed or suffers a serious injury or illness while on the job. Here's what you need to know.

     
  • High Strength Concrete Testing Set to Begin

    Researchers will study the potential of super-strong concrete enhanced with carbon nanotubes.

     
  • Tech Junkies: Field Test the Newest Wearable Must-Haves

    Sign up for Bridgit's Groundbreaker program to test the software developer's Closeout app, which now integrates with smart glasses and Myo's gesture control armband.

     
  • Concrete Production Has Come a Long Way in the Last Hundred Years

    Take a look at this hand-made concrete mixer on display at the Washington Island Farm Museum in Door County, Wisconsin.

     
 
 
 
 

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