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New concrete mixture would allow roads to resist corrosion from road salt
Deicing salt is used on roads every winter to improve driving conditions, but the calcium chloride salt commonly used in this application ...
LafargeHolcim CEO confirmed as new Chairman of the Cement Sustainability Initiative
During the Cement Sustainability Initiative's (CSI) annual CEO Meeting in Madrid on Dec. 13, LafargeHolcim CEO Eric Olsen was ...
This glow-in-the-dark concrete could build long-lasting, light-emitting highways
In the hopes of one day lighting highways without the need of electricity, a Mexican researcher has developed a unique ...
Cement quarry featured prominently in HBO’s ‘Game of Thrones’ could become a permanent attraction
The Magheramorne Quarry might just be an old Lafarge Tarmac cement quarry with a nice view of the Irish Sea in ...
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Holcim shareholders threaten merger plans with Lafarge…again
Shares in Lafarge fell by approximately 2 percent Monday after two Holcim shareholders voiced their discontent with the revised ...
Holcim-Lafarge merger back on track
The short-lived hold on the Holcim-Lafarge merger has ended, with the cement companies jointly stating they have “reached an ...
Holcim board delays Lafarge merger over terms
Holcim’s board of directors has determined that its merger with Lafarge will be delayed due to a disagreement of ...
PCA’s Sullivan: Cement consumption on straight growth trajectory through 2017; optimism palpable at World of Concrete
Cement consumption grew by 8 percent in 2014 and is on track to grow another 8 percent in both ...
Cement shortage taking its toll on Minnesota projects
Construction projects in Minnesota are struggling to get done in a timely manner due to a cement shortage. CBS ...
Thieves are plundering the world’s beaches for sand as global demand for concrete grows
Once-beautiful beaches in many parts of the world are losing their most distinctive feature at an alarming rate due ...
PCA forecasts steady growth for cement consumption through 2016 as construction activity increases
According to the latest forecast from the Portland Cement Association (PCA), cement consumption in the U.S. will see steady ...
Why repair cracks when you can avoid them altogether?
Fibers in concrete bridges controls cracks High-performance, fiber-reinforced concrete controls cracks and provides satisfactory bond strengths in bridge deck construction, ...
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Ford details 2018 F-150 engines: More power, better MPGs, short delay for diesel option
VIDEO: Excavator takes direct hit from land mine
Cat excavator makes cameo in “Transformers: The Last Knight” (VIDEO)
Caterpillar creates two new divisions as three VPs step aside
Discovery of human remains halts $2.9 million bridge project in Minnesota
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Komatsu unveils HD325-8, HD405-8 off-highway trucks with more power, new cab ...
by Wayne Grayson
U.S.-made, Cat-powered Monterra 4×4/6×6 cabovers are reset Army trucks aimed at ...
by Tom Quimby
ELD Mandate: As contractors scramble to comply with electronic logging, others ...
by Equipment World Staff
JCB’s 16C-1, 18Z-1 and 19C-1 mini excavators bring new designs, lots ...
by Wayne Grayson
Test Drive: Volvo’s new VNR tractor with 38 tons of concrete ...
by Jason Cannon
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