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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 ...

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 ...

25 Days of RollOuts: Wirtgen’s concrete/asphalt milling drum

25 Days of RollOuts: Wirtgen’s concrete/asphalt...

Posted by Tina Grady Barbaccia on Dec 26, 2013

Wirtgen’s Hamm H251 VC combination concrete/asphalt milling drum with a vibrating roller – a.k.a. “crusher drum” – destroys material underfoot ...

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 ...

WOC Crews That Rock contest to begin September 9

WOC Crews That Rock contest to begin September 9

Posted by Amanda Bayhi on Aug 20, 2013

World of Concrete (WOC) will begin accepting entries for its Crews That Rock (CTR) 2014 contest on September 9. Crews will ...

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 ...

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