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This glow-in-the-dark concrete could build long-lasting, light-emitting highways

This glow-in-the-dark concrete could build...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on May 12, 2016

In the hopes of one day lighting highways without the need of electricity, a Mexican researcher has developed a unique formula ...

Hilti unveils DSH 700-, 900-X concrete saws with no-choke start

Hilti unveils DSH 700-, 900-X concrete saws with...

Posted by Tom Jackson on Feb 08, 2016

The process of setting the choke to cold-start any portable, gasoline-powered tool is nobody's favorite activity. So Hilti eliminated manual ...

Worker survives being hit, pinned by 600-pound chunk of concrete

Worker survives being hit, pinned by 600-pound chunk of...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Jan 04, 2016

A construction worker was fortunate to survive a scary accident during a remodeling job in Massachusetts last month. According to a report ...

Roller Compacted Concrete gaining momentum

Roller Compacted Concrete gaining momentum

Posted by Tom Kuennen on Jan 04, 2016

With its placement and quick-set advantages, the use of roller compacted concrete is gaining fresh energy among contractors and road agencies.   "RCC ...

NCDOT partners with college to certify students with American Concrete Institute

NCDOT partners with college to certify students with...

Posted by Bobby Atkinson on Dec 03, 2015

The North Carolina Department of Transportation partnered with a community college in Wilmington to get students certified through the American ...

Holcim is burning shoes to reduce pollution when making cement (VIDEO)

Holcim is burning shoes to reduce pollution when making...

Posted by Bobby Atkinson on Aug 18, 2015

Holcim is using shoes to take a step toward being a leader as an environmentally friendly aggregate producer with its Vietnam operation. The company has forged ...

PHOTOS > Attachments Roundup 2015: Master the art of multi-tasking with 50+ tools

PHOTOS > Attachments Roundup 2015: Master the art of...

Posted by Amy Materson on Aug 13, 2015

Whatever the task at hand—cleanup, compaction, concrete and asphalt, demolition, earthmoving, grading, landclearing, landscaping or lifting—there's an attachment in our ...

Light-emitting concrete, RCC for highway use and more research that may fuel tomorrow’s road projects

Light-emitting concrete, RCC for highway use and more...

Posted by Tom Kuennen on Jul 16, 2015

Research influences how state and local transportation officials approach future road projects. A primary venue for transportation officials to get ...

Deadline for ‘Excellence in Concrete Pavement’ award nominations fast approaching

Deadline for ‘Excellence in Concrete...

Posted by Bobby Atkinson on Jul 03, 2015

There's not much time left to nominate a project for American Concrete Pavement Association's annual "Excellence in Concrete Pavement" award. The ...

Crews make final concrete pour on Pearl Harbor Memorial Bridge in Connecticut

Crews make final concrete pour on Pearl Harbor Memorial...

Posted by Bobby Atkinson on May 28, 2015

Construction crews working on the Pearl Harbor Memorial Bridge celebrated the final concrete pour to connect the second half of ...

Lafarge announces rural road solution as a low-cost alternative to asphalt

Lafarge announces rural road solution as a low-cost...

Posted by Bobby Atkinson on May 22, 2015

Lafarge announced recently a new concrete solution to reduce the costs of rural roads up to 55 percent over a ...

ACI releases multi-format 2015 Manual of Concrete Practice

ACI releases multi-format 2015 Manual of Concrete...

Posted by Chris Hill on May 19, 2015

The American Concrete Institute has released its 2015 Manual of Concrete Practice that includes more than 240 “standards and reports,” ...

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