concrete texture
29 Jul 2018

ACI Foundation Funds Unprecedented Eight Research Projects

The ACI Foundation’s Concrete Research Council (CRC) will fund an unprecedented eight research projects this year. The funding displays the industry’s need for research, and the ACI Foundation’s commitment in addressing that need. “It is essential that the concrete industry continue investing in research, which is beneficial for effective design,

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27 Jul 2018

The ACI Concrete Convention and Exposition, Las Vegas

The ACI Concrete Convention and Exposition attracts more than 2,000 engineers, architects, contractors, educators, manufacturers, and material representatives from around the world. Attendees will convene at the Rio All-Suites Hotel, Las Vegas, Nevada, USA, October 14-18, 2018, to collaborate on concrete codes, specifications, and practices. Technical and educational sessions will

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concrete texture
24 Jul 2018

CSDA Builds On 6,000 Graduates – Opens Registration for Next Classes

The Concrete Sawing & Drilling Association (CSDA) announced a packed fall/winter 2018/19 training and certification schedule, with six hands-on courses planned at St. Petersburg College in beautiful Clearwater, Florida. Several additional training courses will be available in Las Vegas during World of Concrete 2019. CSDA has scheduled a series of

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concrete texture
21 Jul 2018

Construction Media Alliance Announces Winners of 2018 Editorial & Marketing Awards

The Construction Media Alliance – a network of construction industry journalists, public relations professionals, marketers, publishers and social media contributors – announced the winners of its second annual editorial and marketing awards via a Facebook Live webcast on June 5, 2018. The winners were chosen by a panel of industry

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18 Jul 2018

9 out of 10 U.S. Contractors Report Skilled Labor Shortage

Findings from the Q2 2018 USG Corporation + U.S. Chamber of Commerce Commercial Construction Index (Index) show four straight quarters with more than 90 percent of contractors concerned over labor shortages. Concerns increased quarter-over-quarter, with 47 percent of respondents expecting problems finding skilled workers to worsen in the next six

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ICRI-Bruns
15 Jul 2018

ICRI Sees Rapid Growth in Certification & Education Programs

In order to meet the industry’s growing demand for education and certification products, the International Concrete Repair Institute (ICRI) has hired its first full-time certification manager. Steven Bruns, PE, who is a former member of the ICRI board of directors, will serve the repair industry while helping fulfill ICRI’s mission

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14 Jul 2018

W.R. Meadows Releases Dual-Action Acrylic Curing Compound

New from W.R. Meadows is Pencure OTC, a unique, dual-action, non-yellowing, acrylic curing compound for fresh, exterior, broomed concrete. It is clear, transparent, and easy to apply. Pencure OTC has been formulated to simultaneously form a membrane to cure the concrete while also penetrating into the surface to aid in

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