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    Fabric storage structures

    Hercules Truss Arch Buildings provide energy-efficient structures for warehousing, equipment, and bulk material storage.

     
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    Versatile washout container

    The EWOC concrete washout container cleans truck chutes, power buggies, mortar mixers, screeds, and hand tools, and can recycle concrete washout water.

     
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    Biodegradable aluminum brightener

    Safe-Bright deoxidizes and brightens aluminum surfaces without harmful fumes or vapors.

     
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    Mobile air compressor

    The UNDERHOOD70-G Air Compressor improves fuel economy, decreases engine operating hours, lowers emissions, reduces noise, and cuts lifecycle costs.

     
  • Are Producers Ready for Carbon Trading?

    Back in the mid-1980s, a cartoon depicted a sodden and visibly degenerating group of Canadians peering forlornly south of the border as rain fell-acid rain as it turned out spiced by the sulfurous output from a hundred coal-burning power plants in the Northeast U.S.

     
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    Rings of Life

    The concrete industry needs a few more friends in the aqua-agricultural business like Tyler Ortego, who has created a proprietary mix design for a special concrete element.

     
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    Keeping Your Cool

    Your trucks' engines may welcome waterless coolant.

     
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    Sustainable Construction Analysis

     
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    Extend Drum Life, Save Fuel

    Smart Drum-equipped truck mixers increase drum life up to 80% by optimizing drum speed without driver involvement. 

     
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    Boost ICF Efficiency

    Boost-R Panels can increase R-values in the company's insulating concrete form walls to R-30, and beyond R-55 in specialty applications.

     
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    Insulated Wall Panels

    CarbonCast Insulated Architectural Cladding is a lightweight, insulated precast wall panel for horizontal or vertical use as a non-load-bearing spandrel or column cover. 

     
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    Low-Carbon Cement

    Rapid Set cement products are durable and can achieve 3000 psi strength in one hour.

     
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    Hybrid Water Heater

     
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    Sort Recyclables

     
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    Sustainable Waterproofing Mix

    Krystol Internal Membrane (KIM) concrete waterproofing admixture is an environmentally friendly alternative for creating waterproof concrete.

     
  • Sustainable Products & Services

    With green building codes and measurements becoming more mainstream, sustainability has become more than a buzzword in the concrete industry.

     
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    Volumetric Concrete Mixers

    The Zim-Mixer features a dual-chain material feed system that offers low maintenance costs and can run materials independently, eliminating material waste.

     
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    Playing it Safe

    The American Concrete Pipe Association (ACPA) recognizes members who have exhibited exemplary safety performance.

     
  • Competing for the Green

    In the world of green there are two ways to evaluate the release of carbon compounds into the atmosphere: “embodied carbon,” which defines carbon releases along the complete material supply-chain, and “emissions,” which quantifies the amount of carbon released during the lifetime of a structure.

     
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    Bubble Trouble

    Everyone in the concrete industry has received the dreaded call about low strength on a job. Typically, high water content, high air content, or low standards from the testing company is the primary cause of the problem.

     
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    Green Star

    Extra sustainability effort “benefits all,” says manager.

     
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    Our Startling Federal Budget

    Infrastructure spending helps the nation, the middle class, and the construction industry.

     
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    Future Cement

    The need to reduce CO2 emissions has led to the development of many new cementitious materials—a trend that will likely continue for the foreseeable future. But the powerful international portland cement business hasn't given up yet.

     
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    Your Concrete's Air Content

     
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    2 Billion Square Feet and Counting

    There has been some discussion lately about whether the sustainability movement has lost steam. When we asked this question on our website last year, 57 percent of you said it was losing momentum, 24 percent said it was gaining momentum, and 19 percent said it had hit a plateau.

     
  • To Hunt or to Keep: That is the Question

    Customer acquisition is sexy. There is something about the hunt that gets people excited. It's kind of like dating-lots of attention, communication and messages of appreciation. Then when acquisition occurs details are forgotten, communication lags, and words of fondness are articulated less often.