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Producer to Watch: Smith Ready Mix

Celebrating their 70th anniversary this family business shows no signs of slowing. More

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How the Right Trucking Strategy Keeps This Producer Rolling Along

Humboldt, Kan.­–based Monarch Cement has a centralized approach to its fleet and... More

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Cement and Concrete Prices Take Off

Escalation rates for cement and ready-mix concrete nationally have been moderate, ... More

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Timesaving Paving Tool

FHWA, AASHTO and the Transportation Research Board will help agencies implement a... More

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ARMCA Flatwork Finisher Specification

The Arkansas Ready Mixed Concrete Association's members are handing out this model specification to engineers and architects in Arkansas and asking them to incorporate it into their project specification. More

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Certifying Success

Relationships between concrete producers and concrete contractors can be rocky. This is especially true when there's a problem on a cast-in-place job. Owners and general contractors know and often encourage using a blame game to assign a cost penalty. In this game, the contractor would often blame the concrete and the producer would blame the workmanship. The truth, of course, is often more complicated. More