05 Sep 2017

GCP Applied Technologies Renames Microfiber Portfolio Under the Sinta Brand

GCP Applied Technologies Inc. (NYSE: GCP), formerly Grace Construction Products, announced today that its line of synthetic microfiber products, previously sold under the names Grace Fibers, Grace Microfibers, Grace Microfiber FDS and Gilco Fibers, will now be marketed under the new brand Sinta. “We are excited to unveil the new

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Ladder you can lean in
03 Sep 2017

Werner Introduces New Leansafe Step Ladder

Werner, the global leader in the manufacturing of ladders with a full portfolio of climbing equipment, introduces the Leansafe Ladder, a step ladder that can safely be leaned against walls, corners, studs or a pole. Per OSHA regulations, traditional step ladders should never be leaned directly against a vertical surface

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Concrete Fastening Systems Introduces ConFast Split Drive Anchors
28 Aug 2017

Concrete Fastening Systems Introduces ConFast Split Drive Anchors

Split drive anchors are ideal for use in solid concrete. They are made with either a round head or a flat countersunk head. The flat head split drive anchors are used in applications in which wood is fastened to concrete; the round head split drive anchors are best suited for

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concrete texture
26 Aug 2017

ACI Foundation Funds Four Research Projects for 2017

The ACI Foundation will provide $200,000 of research funding through four $50,000 research grants this year. Projects are vetted and selected by the Foundation’s working group on research, the Concrete Research Council. Information about this year’s awarded projects are below. CRC 32: An Experimental Study on the Effect of Wall-Slab

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Makita Cordless Plunge Saw
24 Aug 2017

Makita Expands With Cordless Plunge Saw

Makita has released a new cordless cutting solution for wood panels and sheet goods with the 18V X2 (36V) LXT Lithium-Ion Brushless Cordless 6-1/2” Plunge Circular Saw, model XPS01. It’s powered by two 18V lithium-ion batteries so users get maximum performance with no cords needed, and without leaving the versatile

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Milwaukee Tool M18 FUEL Mud Mixer with 270° Handle
22 Aug 2017

Milwaukee Introduces the M18 Fuel Mud Mixer

Milwaukee Tool continues to lead the shift from corded to cordless and enhances productivity for professionals once again with the introduction of the M18 Fuel Mud Mixer with 180° Handle. By harnessing their industry-leading M18 Fuel technology*, Milwaukee has developed the first dedicated cordless mud mixer designed with the performance,

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woman engineer working on a construction site with funny style
20 Aug 2017

NAWIC Announces 62nd Annual Meeting and Education Conference With UPS as Sponsor

The National Association of Women in Construction (NAWIC) will hold its 62nd Annual Meeting and Education Conference (AMEC), Aug. 16-19, in Anaheim, Calif. at the Hyatt Regency Orange County. The NAWIC conference is made possible in large part to the generous support of the association’s sponsors. The major AMEC sponsor

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