07 Aug 2018

Milwaukee Launches Heated Gloves Built to Survive the Jobsite and Beyond

This fall Milwaukee Tool will launch the first heated gloves designed to survive the jobsite and outlast the elements – the new USB Rechargeable Heated Gloves. Powered by rechargeable RedLithium battery technology, the new gloves heat on-demand, providing up to 6 hours of run-time. Built to be worn both on

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06 Aug 2018

IGGA Announces Government Official of the Year Award Winner

The International Grooving & Grinding Association (IGGA) – a non-profit organization dedicated to serving as the leader in developing optimized pavement surfaces and the technical resource in support of diamond grinding and grooving as well as concrete pavement preservation – in conjunction with the Cement Council of Texas – the

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04 Aug 2018

Concrete Drink Caddy Takes First Place in Annual Quikrete DIY Project Challenge

The three award-winning projects in the third-annual Quikrete One Bag Wonder contest combined function and flare to beat out arguably the most competitive field to date. Ed Trapper and Ron Norton took top honors with their Drink Caddy, which is based on the premise that cooled concrete will act similarly

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03 Aug 2018

Concrete Microhomes of the Future

Every American wants to own their own home. Financially it isn’t always possible, particularly if you’re a first time buyer. According to the New York Times from 2017, the nationwide average home price is $182,500. Even with a deposit as low as 6 percent, this amount can be a struggle.

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01 Aug 2018

CIM Program At MTSU Announces Large Company Donation to Building Campaign

The Concrete Industry Management (CIM) program – a business intensive program that awards students with a four-year Bachelor of Science degree in Concrete Industry Management – is pleased to announce that the School of Concrete and Construction Management at Middle Tennessee State University (MTSU) has recently received the largest company

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29 Jul 2018

ACI Foundation Funds Unprecedented Eight Research Projects

The ACI Foundation’s Concrete Research Council (CRC) will fund an unprecedented eight research projects this year. The funding displays the industry’s need for research, and the ACI Foundation’s commitment in addressing that need. “It is essential that the concrete industry continue investing in research, which is beneficial for effective design,

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27 Jul 2018

The ACI Concrete Convention and Exposition, Las Vegas

The ACI Concrete Convention and Exposition attracts more than 2,000 engineers, architects, contractors, educators, manufacturers, and material representatives from around the world. Attendees will convene at the Rio All-Suites Hotel, Las Vegas, Nevada, USA, October 14-18, 2018, to collaborate on concrete codes, specifications, and practices. Technical and educational sessions will

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