Fire Safety

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Another Fire in String of Wood Fueled Catastrophes across the Country

7 Hurt, 130 residents left homeless after arson fire torches apartment complex. More

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Safety Must Come First in Second City

Call to Chicago developers, investors, builders, architects, and consumers to be... More

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PCA Expands Codes Department; Appoints Hall Manager

William “Jay” Hall returns to the Portland Cement Association (PCA) as manager of codes and standards. More

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HiVol Water Tanks

HiVol Water Tanks deliver exceptional safety in a design that optimizes capacity... More

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Cost Versus Safety
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Self-auditing

Perhaps we should look at ourselves just as we monitor our plants. More

Tags: Fire Safety
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Concrete Under Fire

How thick should concrete be to withstand four hours of temperatures of 2000 degree F without degrading or failing? The concrete barrier likely will be exposed to more than 2000 degrees F. The barrier would be more than 30 feet tall and more than 30 feet long. It will be outdoors and subject to rain and other weather. More

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New Evidence of Fire Resistance in Blended CMUs
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Raising Community Standards for a Better Bottom Line
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Showing Off Environmental Consciousness
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