04 Sep 2018

Festool Expands U.S. Headquarters

Festool recently announced that the headquarters for Festool USA and Festool Canada, located in Lebanon, Indinana, will expand by 80,000 square feet. This is the second, large-scale expansion within the past three years. Company executives cite increased demand and robust sales behind $9.3 million expansion, as the Festool brand continues

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02 Sep 2018

AMERICAN CONCRETE INSTITUTE LAUNCHES NEW DECORATIVE CONCRETE FLATWORK CERTIFICATION PROGRAM

The American Concrete Institute has introduced a new decorative concrete flatwork certification to its programs. The program allows individuals to earn two designations: Decorative Concrete Flatwork Finisher and Decorative Concrete Flatwork Associate. The Decorative Concrete Flatwork Finisher and Associate certifications require individuals to complete a written exam, and maintain current

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01 Sep 2018

American Society of Concrete Contractors to Hold 17th Annual Conference in Charlotte this September

The American Society of Concrete Contractors (ASCC), St. Louis, Missouri, will hold its 17th Annual Conference September 20-23, 2018 at the Sheraton Charlotte Hotel, Charlotte, North Carolina. Concrete contractors, manufacturers, designers and other industry professionals will gather for three days of educational events and networking. Industry experts including Dr. Ken

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12 Aug 2018

A Brief History of Automated Payments for the Construction Industry

It isn’t often that the construction industry leads in new technology adoption, yet that is the opportunity offered by a new partnership between Viewpoint, a leading construction software provider, and Nvoicepay, a B2B payments automation company. Full disclosure: I recently joined Nvoicepay because I knew that integrating their payments automation

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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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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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