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PCA forecasts steady growth for cement consumption through 2016 as construction activity increases

PCA forecasts steady growth for cement consumption...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Sep 25, 2014

According to the latest forecast from the Portland Cement Association (PCA), cement consumption in the U.S. will see steady gains ...

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Posted by Contributed on May 06, 2014

New technologies and products can extend pavement life to help address the chronic pavement problems of the highway and bridge ...

New concrete formula ditches Portland cement, adds strength and sustainability

New concrete formula ditches Portland cement, adds...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Apr 14, 2014

Should a few major trials hold up as expected, an Australian family company will have succeeded in developing a new ...

PCA chief economist Sullivan continues optimistic forecast; 8% cement consumption growth in 2014

PCA chief economist Sullivan continues optimistic...

Posted by Marcia Gruver Doyle on Jan 21, 2014

Echoing his forecast at last year’s event—where he passed out sunglasses —during the first morning of World of Concrete 2014 Ed ...

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 ...

Special Transportation Research Board 2013 Report

Special Transportation Research Board 2013 Report

Posted by Equipment World Staff on Apr 03, 2013

‘Bio-Binder’ Green Modifiers Star at TRB   By Tom Kuennen, Contributing Editor   The emerging universe of biologically based modified asphalts got significant exposure ...

Superthin Concrete Overlays

Superthin Concrete Overlays

Posted by Equipment World Staff on Oct 09, 2012

Spurred forward by some brave new thinking, the concrete pavement industry is working toward thinner concrete overlays these days – ...

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Posted by Equipment World Staff on Jul 03, 2012

On the Face of It   Aggregate performance depends on its surface     The higher-performing bituminous and portland cement concrete mixes of today are ...

Applications & Innovations

Applications & Innovations

Posted by Tina Grady Barbaccia on May 04, 2012

Heavy Road Work Full depth reclamation saves aging roads struggling under heavy fracking loads By Tina Grady Barbaccia When energy companies began driving ...

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Posted by Equipment World Staff on Apr 06, 2012

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Posted by Equipment World Staff on Dec 04, 2011

The Greening of America's Highways Words like sustainability, carbon footprint and environmental stewardship have dominated the construction industry for the past ...

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