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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

PCA Forecast 2018 World of Concrete
15 May 2017

USGBC Unveils Top 10 States for LEED in 2016

Massachusetts topped the U.S. Green Building Council‘s annual list of 10 leading states for LEED certification in 2016 with 136 certified projects, up from third place the year before. Coming in second was Colorado with 92 projects, followed by Illinois, New York and California. Washington, D.C., had 120 projects, but

PCA Forecast 2018 World of Concrete
12 Apr 2017

2016 Ready-mixed Production Tops 2015 Total

According to the Concrete Producer, U.S. ready-mixed concrete production totaled 342.8 million cubic yards in 2016, or 2 percent more than the 336 million yards a year earlier, according to the National Ready Mixed Concrete Association, based on information from the U.S. Geological Survey. It’s the most ready-mixed concrete produced

01 Apr 2017

Khaled W. Awad Elected President of American Concrete Institute

The AAmerican Concrete Institute introduced its 2017-2018 president, vice president, and four board members during The Concrete Convention and Exposition in Detroit, Michigan in March. Khaled W. Awad was elected to serve as president for 2017-2018. Randall W. Poston has been elected ACI vice president for a two-year term, and

04 Mar 2017

CRSI Announces “Rebar U” E-Learning Portal

The Concrete Reinforcing Steel Institute announced “Rebar U”, the new e-learning portal for reinforced concrete design and construction learning. Rebar U is the home of CRSI’s growing collection of publicly available e-learning courses and webinars for continuing education and professional development. On the new website, users will find interactive e-learning

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03 Mar 2017

American Concrete Pavement Association Aims to Increase Diversity, Attract Young Professionals

The American Concrete Pavement Association announced two programs aimed at increasing diversity and attracting, developing and retaining personnel in the concrete pavement industry. Believed to be the first of its type in the industry, the ‘Interns for the Future’ program is aimed at attracting people who may have a passion

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02 Mar 2017

Oliver S. Delery Jr. of Forterra Building Products Joins ASTM International Board of Directors

Oliver S. Delery Jr., P.E, vice president of technical marketing North America for Forterra Building Products in New Orleans, Louisiana, will serve a three-year term on the ASTM International board of directors. Forterra is an international building products company and one of the largest manufacturers of concrete products in North