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

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

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

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,

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

12 Feb 2018

Concrete Reinforcing Steel Institute Announces New Board Members

The Concrete Reinforcing Steel Institute (CRSI) announces the appointment of Tim Thomas as Chairman of the Board along with six new officers to guide the Institute through its next two years of operations. “I’m looking forward to working with my fellow Board members to keep the Institute functioning at a

Joe Whiteman ASCC Safety Manager
10 Feb 2018

ASCC Fills New Safety Manager Position

Joseph Whiteman, CSP, ASP, CHST, La Quinta, California, has been named manager of safety services for the American Society of Concrete Contractors (ASCC), St. Louis, Missouri. This is a new position for this organization. “Safety has always been one of the foundations of ASCC, “says Mike Schneider, council director of