Data & Markets

  • The Greatest Public Project of 2015

    Do you know of a great public concrete project that should be recognized for its innovative approach to concrete design and construction? We are currently searching for potential winners of the Hanley Wood Triad Awards and your project could be it!

     
  • 2015 Industry Data Survey

    As we begin 2016, we think the industry has stabilized, margins have expanded to some of their best spreads ever, and the trend line continues to point upward, even if at a modest pace.

     
  • 2015 Infuencers

    Producers who prepare business strategies that address these observable trends will be better-prepared to meet the unforeseen future.

     
  • 2015 Influencers: The Millennial Generation

    In 10 years, three out of every four workers will be a millennial, born between the 1980s and 2000.

     
  • 2015 Influencer: Producers Stopping Wood

    How the concrete industry reacts to the downward trend in concrete buildings in the mid-rise building market is important for 2016 and beyond.

     
  • World of Concrete

    World of Concrete is where you can learn from peers and experts on the major issues affecting the concrete and construction industries.

     
  • Century Concrete, Inc., Celebrates Grand Opening of its Edwardsville Ready Mix Batch Plant

    Century Concrete celebrated the grand opening of its new ready mix batch plant facility at 8901 Woodend Road, in Edwardsville, Kansas, on Monday, Nov. 9. Century Concrete is a subsidiary of Ash Grove Cement Company.

     
  • Donald Trump's Concrete Wall

    A 2,000-mile-long wall separating the United States and Mexico would be a monumental project. This is despite Donald Trump's assurance that it would be easy, and would take over 5 million cubic yards of concrete. Sounds like fun!

     
  • 2015 TCP Survey Round-Up

    Here are the articles and web extras from the 2015 The Concrete Producer Survey.

     
  • TCP Survey: Business Improving

    With concrete demand rebounding, producers reveal how they plan to keep up. Many turn to technology to gain advantage.

     
  • TCP Survey: Public Spotlight

    Public sector construction improved for the first time since 2009, but only by 1.8%, according to Ken Simonson, chief economist for AGC.

     
  • TCP Survey: Nonresidential Spotlight

    Private nonresidential construction spending outperformed other sectors, climbing 11% from 2013.

     
  • TCP Survey: Residential Spotlight

    Residential activity was slower than expected in 2014, increasing by only 4%, according to the U.S. Census Bureau.

     
  • TCP Survey: Public, Residential, and Nonresidential

    Public has improved slightly, private was slower than expected, and nonresidential outperformed other sectors.

     
  • TCP Survey: 2014 Top 10 Producers

    Top North American concrete producers remained unchanged in 2014. Here is how they ranked, based on revenue.

     
  • TCP Survey: Top Deals of 2014

    Deals between private middle-market companies were structured to eliminate local competition. Larger, publicly traded companies continued to divest non-strategic operations to raise money for acquisitions.

     
  • TCP Survey: Wood Construction is a Threat

    The wood industry is aggressively working to gain market share over other building materials and influence building codes, especially in commercial mid-rise construction.

     
  • Concrete Production will Increase in 2016

    All signs point to a good year ahead for the concrete industry.

     
  • Contractor or Employee?

    Producers may be forced to hire some familiar faces who had been working as independent contractors.

     
  • Truck Driver Shortage

    How do we fill the seats of ready-mix trucks with qualified drivers in the midst of labor shortages?

     
 
 
 

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