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Friendship morphs into a successful business venture between asphalt, concrete contractors

Friendship morphs into a successful business venture...

Posted by Amy Materson on Mar 18, 2015

Sean McDowell knows the ins and outs of asphalt. As the owner of McDowell Construction, a 17-year-old paving company in ...

ACPA launches WikiPave resource site, adds 2 web courses to training site

ACPA launches WikiPave resource site, adds 2 web...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Feb 04, 2015

The American Concrete Pavement Association (ACPA) has created a Wiki for information about the concrete pavement association—WikiPave. The association announced the launch ...

PCA’s Sullivan: Cement consumption on straight growth trajectory through 2017; optimism palpable at World of Concrete

PCA’s Sullivan: Cement consumption on straight...

Posted by Marcia Gruver Doyle on Feb 04, 2015

Cement consumption grew by 8 percent in 2014 and is on track to grow another 8 percent in both 2016 ...

American Concrete Institute launches ACI University; online hub offers anywhere access to educational programs

American Concrete Institute launches ACI University;...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Feb 03, 2015

Seeking to simplify access to the wealth of educational resources it offers for contractors and workers, the American Concrete Institute ...

ACPA forms traffic task force, plans pavement design software initiative

ACPA forms traffic task force, plans pavement design...

Posted by Chris Hill on Jan 29, 2015

The American Concrete Pavement Association has announced two new initiatives for 2015: The formation of a task force for maintenance ...

Some old concrete pavement technologies are making a comeback and giving asphalt a run for its money

Some old concrete pavement technologies are making a...

Posted by Kerry Clines on Jan 07, 2015

The technologies behind the concrete pavements used on our nation’s roads and highways have been around for a while, but ...

Construction company called out for substandard concrete

Construction company called out for substandard...

Posted by Brian Ethridge on Oct 15, 2014

The state of Idaho is not happy with the construction company replacing two Interstate-90 bridges because it's using substandard concrete in ...

Thieves are plundering the world’s beaches for sand as global demand for concrete grows

Thieves are plundering the world’s beaches for...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Oct 09, 2014

Once-beautiful beaches in many parts of the world are losing their most distinctive feature at an alarming rate due to ...

Vulcan launches product calculator app

Vulcan launches product calculator app

Posted by Brian Ethridge on Aug 19, 2014

Vulcan Materials has launched its product calculator app for Android phone, tablet and other Android devices. The app can be a ...

Why Functional Fibers in Pavement and Bridges are Important

Why Functional Fibers in Pavement and Bridges are...

Posted by Tom Kuennen on Aug 06, 2014

Steel and synthetic engineered fibers are enhancing performance in asphalt pavements and concrete.  By Tom Kuennen, Contributing Editor New research is reaffirming ...

New construction method allows concrete domes to be built like inflating a balloon (PHOTOS, VIDEO)

New construction method allows concrete domes to be...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Jun 13, 2014

A team at the Vienna University of Technology has pioneered a new construction method they call the "Inflatable Concrete Dome." Just ...

VIDEO: Grad student creates waterproof concrete that could increase road, bridge life to 120 years

VIDEO: Grad student creates waterproof concrete that...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on May 06, 2014

A new concrete developed by a graduate student and professor at the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee could greatly increase the lifespan ...

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