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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 ...

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 ...

Construction materials prices slip slightly in June, up 1.5% annually

Construction materials prices slip slightly in June, up...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Jul 16, 2013

The average cost of materials used by the construction industry plus items consumed by contractors such as diesel fuel fell ...

Wooden skyscraper? This 34-story wood-framed tower could be added to the Stockholm skyline

Wooden skyscraper? This 34-story wood-framed tower...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Jun 27, 2013

A design competition for a new residential tower at the center of Stockholm, Sweden has elicited quite the interesting proposal: ...

Adopting ancient Roman recipe could result in stronger concrete that is less harmful to the environment

Adopting ancient Roman recipe could result in stronger...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Jun 20, 2013

Using a sample from the bottom of Italy’s Pozzuoili Bay that dates back to 37 B.C., researchers have deciphered the formula that ...

Re-recycling: Biofuel waste used to make stronger concrete

Re-recycling: Biofuel waste used to make stronger...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Apr 22, 2013

Researchers at Kansas State University have discovered that by replacing a portion of the cement found in concrete with agricultural ...

German manufacturers create glow-in-the-dark concrete

German manufacturers create glow-in-the-dark concrete

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Apr 11, 2013

Two German manufacturers, Kann and NightTec, have collaborated to create a pretty cool new product they call "Leuchsteine" or Light ...

Construction of 2nd tallest building stopped over corrosive concrete

Construction of 2nd tallest building stopped over...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Apr 05, 2013

Construction has been halted on what is expected to be the world's second tallest building due to an investigation into ...

Construction materials prices increase 1.3 percent in February

Construction materials prices increase 1.3 percent in...

Posted by Amanda Bayhi on Mar 15, 2013

The Associated General Contractors of America has released its Producer Price Index (PPI) report for February, which reveals that construction ...

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