2018 ACI Collection
20 Feb 2018

American Concrete Institute Releases 2018 ACI Collection of Concrete Codes, Specifications, and Practices

Formerly known as the Manual of Concrete Practice, the ACI Collection is the most comprehensive and largest single source of information on concrete design, construction, and materials, with nearly 50 codes and specifications and more than 200 practices – including all guides and reports. The ACI Collection features ACI 318

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18 Feb 2018

Raising the Bar in Canada

New Brunswick, Canada’s first net zero ICF home By Vanessa Salvia Photos by Teri-Anne Cormier As a homeowner, would you rather pay $80 per month for heating and cooling costs or $500? Brad McLaughlin, general manager of MCL Construction Ltd. in the Quispamsis area of New Brunswick, Canada, bets that

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18 Feb 2018

Milwaukee Announces the Dust Trap – OSHA Compliance without a Vacuum

Dedicated to introducing productivity-focused dust collection solutions for compliance with the new Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) regulation on respirable crystalline silica dust, Milwaukee Tool is excited to announce the industry’s first OSHA compliance solution that doesn’t require the use of a vacuum – the Milwaukee SDS Plus Dust

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17 Feb 2018

AEM Launches Podcast to Explore Disruptive Industry Topics

Expanding on the scope of its efforts to keep members apprised of potentially disruptive trends in the construction and agriculture equipment industries, the Association of Equipment Manufacturers (AEM) is launching a podcast that will explore a different cutting-edge topic every month. The AEM Thinking Forward Podcast is now available for

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Spancrete Lifting Clamp
16 Feb 2018

Spancrete Expands Machinery Line-up

Spancrete, an industry leader in engineered precast machinery solutions, has expanded its line-up to provide more technology-based precast production solutions that are scalable to a company’s individual plant needs, be it one piece of equipment to supplement an existing system, a replacement machine that will adapt exactly to existing casting

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PCA Forecast 2018 World of Concrete
15 Feb 2018

PCA Chief Economist Offered Annual Forecast Sneak Peek at 2018 World of Concrete

Economic momentum supported by tax reform and federal infrastructure programs will play key roles in the demand for concrete construction in the years ahead, said Ed Sullivan, Portland Cement Association (PCA) Senior Vice President and Chief Economist. At a press conference during the 2018 World of Concrete in Las Vegas,

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14 Feb 2018

Main Street Marvel

By Jim Williams Construction people probably feel they have “seen it all” in scenarios of building construction. But even experienced workers have probably never experienced a situation like this one. We started out working in a 100-year-old building on Main Street, in downtown Memphis, Tennessee. We were clearing out old

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