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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 ...

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 ...

New waterproof concrete resists cracks, could extend life of roads and bridges to 120 years (VIDEO)

New waterproof concrete resists cracks, could extend...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on May 05, 2014

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

LA construction crew breaks world record for largest continuous concrete pour

LA construction crew breaks world record for largest...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Feb 20, 2014

A crew in Los Angeles poured 21,200 cubic yards of concrete without stopping over a period of 18-1/2 hours to ...

Concrete work the “sweet spot” for Wm. Winkler Co., 2014 Contractor of the Year finalist (VIDEO)

Concrete work the “sweet spot” for Wm. Winkler Co.,...

Posted by Marcia Gruver Doyle on Jan 28, 2014

“We love to do anything that involves concrete,” says Brian Winkler, 47, president of Wm. Winkler Co., one of 12 ...

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 ...

Contractor invents plastic wall forms for concrete, says they make buildings stronger against quakes and bomb blasts

Contractor invents plastic wall forms for concrete,...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Nov 14, 2013

After seeing the destruction of Hurricane Andrew in his home state of Florida in 1992, Sarasota-based general contractor Joe Lanc set ...

Vacuworx debuts Concrete Barrier Lifter at ICUEE 2013 (VIDEO)

Vacuworx debuts Concrete Barrier Lifter at ICUEE 2013...

Posted by Marcia Gruver Doyle on Oct 03, 2013

Vacuworx introduced its concrete barrier lifter at ICUEE, a product aimed at providing a safe and efficient way to move ...

VIDEO: Press explodes 800-lb. concrete cylinder with sheer force

VIDEO: Press explodes 800-lb. concrete cylinder with...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Sep 04, 2013

At the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign the engineering department has a pretty cool toy. It's a giant mechanical press that ...

NYC concrete contractor Ferrara Bros. moves to mixer fleet powered by natural gas

NYC concrete contractor Ferrara Bros. moves to mixer...

Posted by Tom Jackson on Aug 06, 2013

Ferrara Bros., a construction company from Flushing, New York has taken delivery of 15 concrete mixers equipped to run on ...

Toughen up your iPhone with this concrete skin

Toughen up your iPhone with this concrete skin

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Jul 23, 2013

The iPhone is an impressive device. But, as beautiful as its design is, it's still rather delicate. Now you can make ...

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