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    No more smudges

    Many of us have had important notes ruined by a spilled cup of coffee, a sudden downpour, or an errant squirt of a truck washing hose. Losing important jottings can not only hinder productivity but also affect safety. Quality technicians, foremen, and supervisors must log important details of each...

     
  • 2011 Capital Investments

    Producers responding to the TCP100 survey said they plan to purchase the following equipment in 2011.

     
  • Fierce Family Still Flourishes

    Hornet Concrete marks golden anniversary

     
  • Fuel Management: Fleet Managers Feel The Pressure

    Automated fuel-management services can be a boon to the bottom line.

     
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    No More Smudges

    All-weather notebooks are ideal for rough construction environments.

     
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    Well-Oiled Machines

    Understanding how to make the right choices for your fleet.

     
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    High-Tech Operations

    Innovative systems software gives producers a competitive edge.

     
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    Safety Matters

    Two precast concrete associations reward their members' safety records.

     
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    “C” is for Concrete, Canoes, and Commitment

    National Concrete Canoe Competition puts future civil engineers to the test.

     
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    Essentials Only

    Many producers are buying only the basics while waiting for business to increase.

     
  • North America's Largest Concrete Producers

    A comprehensive list of North America's largest concrete producers.

     
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    TCP 100 An Uphill Climb

    Producers agree the worst is over. But demand remains elusive while the economy struggles.

     
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    M&A on the Mend

    Mergers and acquisitions have slowed with the economy, but have not entirely gone away.

     
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    Certifiably Sustainable

    A new program rewards environmentally responsible plants.

     
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    Making a Quality Hire

    Q: We are a small but growing ready-mix producer. We have just decided to open a portable plant to service a multiyear project. We are considering hiring a full-time quality control manager. At what annual production volume does it make sense to make this hire?

     
  • Reaching Higher

     
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    2011 TCP100 Preview

    The numbers have been crunched and the surveys are in. So what do they tell us? This year's TCP100 does not look much different from last year's. The top three producers remain the same. In fact, the top 10 companies from last year's list are the same this year, although the order has changed...

     
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