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13 Nov 2018

NCMA Launches Free Concrete Masonry Continuing Education for Design Community

The National Concrete Masonry Association has launched a free continuing education course for design professionals hosted by AEC Daily. This course is titled “Concrete Masonry: The Energy Efficiency Solution” and educates users on the thermal benefits of concrete masonry systems and energy code compliance options. The course is approved for

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11 Nov 2018

Smart Devices Protecting More US Homes

US homeowners are increasingly turning to smart technology when securing their properties, research shows. Almost half of US consumers (48 percent) intend to buy at least one smart home device this year, according to a recent study, while 80 million devices were delivered worldwide in 2016 — a 64 percent

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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

AMERICAN CONCRETE INSTITUTE LAUNCHES NEW SEMINAR SERIES

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.

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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

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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

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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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