11 Jul 2017

Ancient Roman Durable Concrete Recipe Found

We’ve long known that Romans knew how to make highly durable concrete structures. After all, many of their concrete structures, like the Parthenon, are still standing. The Pantheon was built 2,000 years ago and its roof is still the world’s largest unreinforced concrete dome. ABC News in Australia has posted

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Perminator EVOH from WR Meadows
09 Jul 2017

WR Meadows Introduces Perminator Evoh

W. R. Meadows rolls out its newest addition to their vapor barrier product line with Perminator Evoh. This seven-layer co-extruded barrier manufactured from state-of- the-art polyethylene and Evoh resin is specifically designed for brownfield sites. Perminator Evoh provides superior resistance to gas and moisture transmissions. Perminator Evoh is a highly

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08 Jul 2017

Concrete Made From Wood

Houses can be made from wood, or they can be made from concrete. Why not make concrete from wood? The website Science Daily has recently reported that concrete can now be made from wood! Houses can be made of wood, as they were in the past — or of concrete,

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12 Jun 2017

New Study Links Green Buildings to Higher Cognitive Function

Researchers at the Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health’s Center for Health and the Global Environment and SUNY Upstate Medical University have found a link between green buildings and improved cognitive function. “The Impact of Working in a Green Certified Building on Cognitive Function and Health” study found occupants

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concrete texture
11 Jun 2017

New ASTM Guide Helps Predict Building Sealants Performance

A new guide aims to help predict how building sealant systems will perform over time using accelerated testing methods. The new standard (soon to be published as C1850, Guide for Improved Laboratory Accelerated Tests to Predict the Weathering and for Developing Methods to Predict the Design Life of Building Sealant

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ACI Fellow Ed Mcguire
09 Jun 2017

Ed McGuire named Fellow of the American Concrete Institute

The American Concrete Institute named Ed McQuire as a fellow. McQuire has provided executive-level oversight for construction and field operations for Bob Moore Construction since 1992, and has served as company’s president since 2014. An ACI Fellow is an individual who has, “made outstanding contributions to the production or use

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26 May 2017

ICON Expo 2018: Equipment & Machinery Show: Stronger Than Ever

The National Concrete Masonry Association will launch the new International Concrete Exposition (ICON Expo 2018) Machinery & Equipment Show February 9-10, 2018 in Indianapolis, Indiana. ICON Expo is the only machinery and equipment expo completely dedicated to the manufactured concrete masonry and hardscape industry. “The return of an equipment show

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