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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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

Saw Seal Machine saws, cleans and seals multiple joints in new concrete

Saw Seal Machine saws, cleans and seals multiple joints...

Posted by Amanda Bayhi on Feb 14, 2014

Saw Seal has introduced its Saw Seal Machine, which saws, cleans and seals multiple joints simultaneously in new concrete pavement. Unveiled ...

Tough Fibers for Concrete

Tough Fibers for Concrete

Posted by Contributed on Feb 03, 2014

In earlier days, concrete pavements would employ steel wire mesh near the top of the layer to forestall inevitable hairline ...

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 ...

Cool-Crete Technology Group to intro Cool-Crete concrete at World of Concrete

Cool-Crete Technology Group to intro Cool-Crete...

Posted by Amanda Bayhi on Jan 17, 2014

Cool-Crete Technology Group LLC will introduce its new Cool-Crete concrete at World of Concrete next week. The company says the concrete ...

No Strings Attached

No Strings Attached

Posted by Tina Grady Barbaccia on Jan 08, 2014

How the use of stringless paving technology on the Utah I-15 Corridor Expansion Project saved time and money.   By Tina Grady ...

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