08 Nov 2018

ACI Launches Concrete SmartBrief Middle East

The American Concrete Institute announced the launch of a new weekly e-mail news digest for concrete industry professionals in and around the Middle East region. The ACI Concrete SmartBrief Middle East features concrete news, innovation, and major new projects from throughout the region, in an easy-to-consume format with links to

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07 Nov 2018


The American Concrete Institute announces the launch of a series of seminars hosted at ACI Headquarters in Farmington Hills, Michigan, that will enable concrete industry professionals to receive valuable information on a variety of topics. The seminars will allow attendees to earn PDHs/CEUs, an increasing requirement to retain PE status.

Nudura joins CFA
05 Nov 2018

RPM Acquires Nudura, Expands Dryvit Product Offerings

RPM International Inc. has acquired Nudura Corp., a leading manufacturer and distributor of insulated concrete forms in North America. This addition, which is expected to be accretive to its earnings within a year, is an excellent strategic fit for RPM, providing key competitive advantages to Dryvit business. However, the terms

04 Nov 2018

Uruguayan Architect Receives Concrete Dwelling Patent

Jaime Boxer, an architect from Uruguay, South America, has been granted a patent for System and Method for the construction of Concrete Dwellings. It is a foundation concrete raised floor with concrete pilings. This method is desirable for building concrete houses because they are lifted from the ground, with no

02 Nov 2018

Association of Equipment Manufacturers Unveils Workforce Recruitment Tool Kit

Two million positions in the manufacturing sector could be left unfulfilled over the next decade unless steps are taken to start filling the talent pipeline, according to a report released by Deloitte. To help proactively attract potential talent and bring awareness to the industry, the AEM developed a tool kit

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01 Nov 2018

BASF Launches Series of “On the Job” Application Videos

BASF released application videos for 39 Master Builders Solutions brand products including joint sealants, wall coatings, sealers and primers. All videos are two minutes or less and provide contractors with an easy way to view application techniques with a smart phone while on the jobsite. “We created these videos based

29 Oct 2018

Festool Introduces CT CYCLONE

On October 1, Festool launched the new CT Cyclone, an anti-static, pre-separator for large debris and coarse dust that is designed to be used with a Festool CT Dust Extractor. By separating large particulate before it reaches the dust collector, users can increase the efficiency and cost effectiveness of their