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12 Jun 2017

New Study Links Green Buildings to Higher Cognitive Function

Researchers at the Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health’s Center for Health and the Global Environment and SUNY Upstate Medical University have found a link between green buildings and improved cognitive function. “The Impact of Working in a Green Certified Building on Cognitive Function and Health” study found occupants

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11 Jun 2017

New ASTM Guide Helps Predict Building Sealants Performance

A new guide aims to help predict how building sealant systems will perform over time using accelerated testing methods. The new standard (soon to be published as C1850, Guide for Improved Laboratory Accelerated Tests to Predict the Weathering and for Developing Methods to Predict the Design Life of Building Sealant

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12 Apr 2017

2016 Ready-mixed Production Tops 2015 Total

According to the Concrete Producer, U.S. ready-mixed concrete production totaled 342.8 million cubic yards in 2016, or 2 percent more than the 336 million yards a year earlier, according to the National Ready Mixed Concrete Association, based on information from the U.S. Geological Survey. It’s the most ready-mixed concrete produced

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Milwaukee Rolling Tool Bag
03 Mar 2017

Milwaukee Tool Introduces 18” and 24” Rolling Bags

Milwaukee Tool expanded their Storage Solutions with an 18-inch Jobsite Rolling Bag and 24-inch HardTop Rolling Bag. The new rolling bags are for professionals who need the most durable mobile solution to transport tools, accessories and other materials to and from the jobsite. The new rolling bags are constructed with

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23 Feb 2017

Tilt-Up Concrete Association Announces Inaugural Class of TCA College of Fellows

The Tilt-Up Concrete Association, an international nonprofit organization that serves to expand and improve the use of tilt-up as the preferred building system, announced the inaugural class of the TCA College of Fellows. Honorees were installed during the Tilt-Up Awards Gala at the International Tilt-Up Convention and Expo in Denver, Colorado in October. The TCA College of

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ACI Fellow Ed Mcguire
09 Jun 2017

Ed McGuire named Fellow of the American Concrete Institute

The American Concrete Institute named Ed McQuire as a fellow. McQuire has provided executive-level oversight for construction and field operations for Bob Moore Construction since 1992, and has served as company’s president since 2014. An ACI Fellow is an individual who has, “made outstanding contributions to the production or use

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26 May 2017

ICON Expo 2018: Equipment & Machinery Show: Stronger Than Ever

The National Concrete Masonry Association will launch the new International Concrete Exposition (ICON Expo 2018) Machinery & Equipment Show February 9-10, 2018 in Indianapolis, Indiana. ICON Expo is the only machinery and equipment expo completely dedicated to the manufactured concrete masonry and hardscape industry. “The return of an equipment show

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15 May 2017

USGBC Unveils Top 10 States for LEED in 2016

Massachusetts topped the U.S. Green Building Council‘s annual list of 10 leading states for LEED certification in 2016 with 136 certified projects, up from third place the year before. Coming in second was Colorado with 92 projects, followed by Illinois, New York and California. Washington, D.C., had 120 projects, but

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08 May 2017

GCP Applied Technologies Showcases Concrete Technologies at CONEXPO

GCP Applied Technologies Inc. (NYSE: GCP), formerly the Grace Construction Products division of W.R. Grace, exhibited several new technology platforms at CONEXPO-CON/AGG 2017 in Las Vegas, Nevada, including Verifi In-transit Concrete Management system, Concera Admixtures for Control Flow Concrete, Clarena Aggregate Management Solutions, TYTRO Shotcrete System, and its new Sinta

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