08 Jul 2017

Concrete Made From Wood

Houses can be made from wood, or they can be made from concrete. Why not make concrete from wood? The website Science Daily has recently reported that concrete can now be made from wood! Houses can be made of wood, as they were in the past — or of concrete,

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12 Jun 2017

New Study Links Green Buildings to Higher Cognitive Function

Researchers at the Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health’s Center for Health and the Global Environment and SUNY Upstate Medical University have found a link between green buildings and improved cognitive function. “The Impact of Working in a Green Certified Building on Cognitive Function and Health” study found occupants

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09 Jun 2017

Ed McGuire named Fellow of the American Concrete Institute

The American Concrete Institute named Ed McQuire as a fellow. McQuire has provided executive-level oversight for construction and field operations for Bob Moore Construction since 1992, and has served as company’s president since 2014. An ACI Fellow is an individual who has, “made outstanding contributions to the production or use

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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

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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

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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

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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

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