04 Jan 2019

ACI ANNOUNCES NEW MIDDLE EAST REGIONAL DIRECTOR

The American Concrete Institute is pleased to announce Ahmad Mhanna as the Institute’s Middle East Regional Director. In this new staff position, Mhanna will focus on ACI’s comprehensive plan to increase knowledge-sharing throughout the Middle East. The great innovation occurring now in the region combined with ACI’s one-hundred-plus years of

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02 Jan 2019

Simpson Strong-Tie Redesigns RCKW Kneewall Connector for Greater Concrete and Steel Anchoring Versatility

Simpson Strong-Tie, the leader in engineered structural connectors and building solutions, has redesigned its popular RCKW rigid kneewall connector to provide a versatile two-anchor option for structural steel contractors using 1/2” or 3/8” diameter anchors, resulting in faster and more efficient installation. When combined with the RCKWS stiffener (sold separately),

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31 Dec 2018

Bosch Unveils Powerhouse Wet/Dry Vacuum for Heavy-Duty Extraction

The Bosch GAS20-17AH Wet/Dry Dust Extractor is an industrial-grade powerhouse with a maximum 300 CFM (cubic feet of air per minute) capacity that filters fine dust, coarse dirt and liquids. The GAS20-17AH boasts 17-gallon capacity, and auto filter cleaning with HEPA filter to provide a complete package in helping users

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29 Dec 2018

Polymer Concrete Market to See 3.5%+ CAGR to 2025

According to new growth analysis report by Global Market Insights, Inc., Polymer concrete market for containments will witness growth at a CAGR of over 4% in the forecast period owing to rising concerns for pollution, safe environment and proper sewage are requiring concrete containments. Latex segment in polymer concrete market

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27 Dec 2018

THE HOME DEPOT AWARDS MAKITA WITH 2018 INNOVATION AWARD

Makita, the innovation leader in cordless tools, is pleased to announce the winning of The Home Depot® 2018 Innovation Award. The Home Depot Innovation Award recognizes products that deliver a unique offering in market with true value and efficiency across multiple home improvement categories. Makita 18V LXT Sub-Compact was named

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23 Dec 2018

HELP RESIST WATER AND SALT PENETRATION IN CONCRETE AND MASONRY

One of the leading causes of scaling, spalling, and freeze-thaw damage on concrete and masonry structures is unwanted water and salt penetration. PenTreat 244-40 water repellant penetrating sealer offers 40% active content silane to help reduce water and chloride ion infiltration. This high performance, breathable, penetrating sealer is designed for

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21 Dec 2018

Milwaukee Announces New M18 FUEL Drilling and Fastening Solutions with One-Key

Milwaukee Tool announced that it’s taking the performance of its new M18 Fuel* Hammer Drill, Drill/Driver, and Impact Driver to the next level with the addition of One-Key. Through a ground-up redesign of the motor, mechanical, and electrical components of these core tools, these drilling and fastening solutions achieve 60%

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