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PCA forecasts steady growth for cement consumption through 2016 as construction activity increases

PCA forecasts steady growth for cement consumption...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Sep 25, 2014

According to the latest forecast from the Portland Cement Association (PCA), cement consumption in the U.S. will see steady gains ...

This “Magic Concrete” displays hidden patterns when wet

This “Magic Concrete” displays hidden...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Jan 07, 2014

Designers Frederik Molenschot & Susanne Happle have come up with a pretty neat creation. When their concrete gets wet, it reveals hidden patterns. They ...

World of Concrete releases “Rig Racin,” a concrete-truck-flipping obstacle course game for iPhone, iPad and Android (VIDEO)

World of Concrete releases “Rig Racin,” a...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Dec 16, 2013

Big news from Hanley Wood Exhibitions, the show runner for the World of Concrete trade show has released its first game ...

Adopting ancient Roman recipe could result in stronger concrete that is less harmful to the environment

Adopting ancient Roman recipe could result in stronger...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Jun 20, 2013

Using a sample from the bottom of Italy’s Pozzuoili Bay that dates back to 37 B.C., researchers have deciphered the formula that ...

Researchers turn cement into metal that could be used in electronics

Researchers turn cement into metal that could be used...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on May 29, 2013

A collective of researchers from the U.S., Finland, Germany and Japan have connected a few dots that weren't particularly obvious. ...

Re-recycling: Biofuel waste used to make stronger concrete

Re-recycling: Biofuel waste used to make stronger...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Apr 22, 2013

Researchers at Kansas State University have discovered that by replacing a portion of the cement found in concrete with agricultural ...

PCA Pres: “Pendulum is swinging back” for construction industry (WOC 2013)

PCA Pres: “Pendulum is swinging back” for...

Posted by Marcia Gruver Doyle on Feb 05, 2013

You don't usually get a pair of sunglasses at a press conference. And, given the recent tough years for the ...

PCA forecasts 7.5-percent increase in 2012 cement consumption

PCA forecasts 7.5-percent increase in 2012 cement...

Posted by Amanda Bayhi on Nov 21, 2012

The Portland Cement Association (PCA) forecasts a 7.5-percent increase in cement consumption in 2012, up 50 basis points from its ...

ACI presenting Florida Concrete & Products...

Posted by Equipment World Staff on Mar 14, 2011

The American Concrete Institute (ACI) will present its Distinguished Achievement Award to the Florida Concrete & Products Association (FC&PA) at ...

CalCIMA calls for conference papers

Posted by Equipment World Staff on Jun 28, 2010

Paper proposals related to the aggregate, industrial materials, ready mixed concrete, cement and asphalt industries for the California Construction and ...

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