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  • New Besser Logo and Website

    The introduction of the new logo and website coincides with the 110th company anniversary, 60 years of providing industry training and 10 years as an employee owned company (ESOP).

     
  • Heldenfels Hires Exec, Promotes Another

    Texas precast producer Heldenfels Enterprises hires a new vice president and promotes another to director of plant operations who will oversee all plant production operations.

     
  • Portland-Limestone Cement-A Choice Material for Sustainable Concrete

    A detailed look at the sustainability of portland-limestone cement.

     
  • Concrete Initiative launches in Brussels

    The launch event for the Concrete Initiative focused on a debate with EU stakeholders on key issues, including the regulatory framework which is required to achieve Europe's goals, as well as the need for local resources, local manufacturing and a local market.

     
  • 2015 Concrete Sustainability Conference

    NRMCA is seeking proposals for presentations at the 2015 International Concrete Sustainability Conference. The 10th annual conference will provide learning opportunities on the latest advances, technical knowledge, continuing research, tools and solutions for sustainable concrete design...

     
  • DOT Uses Pervious Concrete for Parking Lot Expansion

    Supporting mobility and minimizing environmental impacts, the Maryland State Highway Administration is installing pervious pavement systems at two park and ride lots in Baltimore and Anne Arundel counties.

     
  • Concrete Employee Safety DVD

    The American Society of Concrete Contractors has released a new Employee Safety Orientation DVD for concrete contractors. The training tool was developed by ASCC’s Safety & Risk Management Council.

     
  • Just Published: Improving Concrete Quality

    NRMCA introduces Improving Concrete Quality, which discusses concrete quality measurement, as well as the tangible and intangible benefits due to improved quality.

     
  • AEM Calls on Congress to Restore Section 179 Small Business Expensing Level

    AEM has called on Congress to restore the small business expensing level, also known as Section 179 expensing, to its previous $500,000 level as well as make it permanent and indexed to inflation.

     
  • U.S. Pavement: Hire a Veteran

    Program encourages businesses to take the pledge to hire veterans for full-time jobs. The company has hired four full-time veterans at its New England operation, including Steve Bohn, former U.S. Army Specialist of the 101st Airborne Division.

     
  • NJIT Grants Mahgoub Tenure

    Dr. Mohamed Mahgoub granted tenure and promoted to the rank of Associate Professor effective with the beginning of the 2014-2015 academic year.

     
  • Shuttlelift Hosts Service School

    Shuttlelift hosted a special Service School for dealers and field service technicians at its manufacturing facility this spring. The school sessions were so successful that the manufacturer has added a third class later this year.

     
  • Command Alkon Training and Tech Conference

    The Command Alkon Training & Technology Conference will be held Nov. 12-13 at the Hilton New Orleans Riverside. This event is one of the industry’s largest, focused solutions for producers of ready-mix, manufactured concrete, aggregate, and cement.

     
  • Hobart Celebrates Ties that Bind Science and People

    From the filler metals customers use to the relationships developed on the journey to find the right filler metal solution, the campaign reflects the commitment and passion to helping customers make their projects a reality.

     
  • Trimble Announces Call for Speakers for its Dimensions User Conference

    Join Leaders in Your Industry as a Speaker at the Premier Conference for Professionals

     
  • Annual TCP Survey

    Once again, The Concrete Producer is surveying readers to find out who's leading the industry and why.

     
  • Meet a Precaster-Flemington Precast and Supply

    This month we feature Flemington Precast & Supply as part of our Meet a Precaster blog series. Answers were provided by Jeffrey Hoffman, owner of Flemington Precast & Supply.

     
  • Water-Repellent Concrete Could End Potholes

    A new kind of super road surface promises to keep bridges safe during the springtime thaw.

     
  • Construction Materials Prices Up in April

    Construction materials prices increased in April for the fifth consecutive month. Here's what that means for your business.

     
  • CRC/ICHC Announces Speakers for Crane Safety Conference

    The Crane & Rigging Conference and Industrial Crane & Hoist Conference will offer a full schedule of education at the 2014 event.

     
 
 
 
 

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