TCP July-August

  • The Advantages of Portland-Limestone Cement

    Portland-limestone cement may significantly improve concrete's sustainable characteristics. It has a smaller carbon footprint with no drawbacks.

     
  • Concrete Cares of Nebraska 2014 Kickoff Event

    Information about the 2014 Concrete Cares event and how you can help and participate.

     
  • Using BIM for Complex Precast Elements

    The new residence hall at Valparaiso University is the school's first built entirely of precast concrete. The 300 students wouldn't be moving in so soon if not for building information modeling.

     
  • The Current State of Housing

    While single-family home starts slowly recover, don't minimize the impact multifamily housing has on the new-starts market. Multifamily is growing at almost double the rate of single-family housing.

     
  • Surface smearing, peeling, and skidding are forms of adhesive wear that occurs when operating with insufficient oil film thickness.

    Bearing can Fail for many Reasons

    Your vehicles' and other equipment's bearings can fail for a variety of reasons. Most failures stem from lubrication and contamination.

     
  • Concrete Aids Resilient Design

    Producers can raise awareness of the importance of resilient design and promote using concrete structures and products.

     
  • PCI Celebrates 60th Anniversary at Annual Conference

    The 60th Anniversary Convention promises to be the best in PCI history, with educational offerings, technical program, and products from exhibitors.

     
  • Designing our Future with BIM

    The Charles Pankow Foundation has been very supportive in helping our industry incorporate building information modeling (BIM) into concrete construction.

     
  • The Risks of Low-Cement Concrete

    What precautions should a producer take when making concrete with a ternary blend and only 25% cement?

     
  • Producer to Watch: Delaware Valley Concrete

    This concrete producer rolled out its first ready-mix truck powered entirely by compressed natural gas, making it the first to own and operate a CNG mixer in Pennsylvania and Delaware.

     
  • Modular Concrete Construction

    Portable precast plant can be assembled to produce a concrete module for practically any shape and size dwelling space designed by an architect.

     
 
 

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