17 Jul 2017

Milwaukee Dust Extraction: A Solution for Every Concrete Cut, Grind, or Prep

Since first introducing the world’s only universal self-powered dust extractor in 2013, the M12 Hammervac Universal Dust Extractor, Milwaukee Tool has been dedicated to introducing productivity-focused dust collection solutions. Now, Milwaukee Tool is excited to announce the largest expansion of its Dust Extraction System to-date, all completely compliant with the

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concrete texture
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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Milwaukee Rolling Tool Bag
03 Mar 2017

Milwaukee Tool Introduces 18” and 24” Rolling Bags

Milwaukee Tool expanded their Storage Solutions with an 18-inch Jobsite Rolling Bag and 24-inch HardTop Rolling Bag. The new rolling bags are for professionals who need the most durable mobile solution to transport tools, accessories and other materials to and from the jobsite. The new rolling bags are constructed with

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concrete texture
23 Feb 2017

Tilt-Up Concrete Association Announces Inaugural Class of TCA College of Fellows

The Tilt-Up Concrete Association, an international nonprofit organization that serves to expand and improve the use of tilt-up as the preferred building system, announced the inaugural class of the TCA College of Fellows. Honorees were installed during the Tilt-Up Awards Gala at the International Tilt-Up Convention and Expo in Denver, Colorado in October. The TCA College of

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21 Jul 2017

ASTM Presents Masonry Preservation Services CEO Jeffrey L. Erdly With Top Award

ASTM International’s Committee on Performance of Buildings (E06) recently presented its top annual award—the Award of Merit—to Jeffrey L. Erdly, CEO and co-founder of Masonry Preservation Services Inc., located in Bloomsburg, Pennsylvania. This prestigious award, which includes the accompanying title of Fellow, is ASTM’s highest recognition for individual contributions to

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PACKOUT™ Modular Storage System
19 Jul 2017

Milwaukee Tools Announces Packout Modular Storage System

Milwaukee Tool revolutionizes tool transportation, organization, and storage for the trades with the announcement of the new Packout Modular Storage System. A new-to-world attachment system allows boxes, organizers, and totes of multiple sizes and configurations to easily stack and lock together, making Packout the most versatile and durable modular storage

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18 Jul 2017

ASTM International Upgrades Online Learning Management System

ASTM International debuted a new learning management system (LMS) designed to enhance user experience and functionality. Existing customers will begin seeing a seamless transition to the new platform. The migration will be completed by August 31. Since 2012, the number of learners has grown from 500 to over 4,000. Usage

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concrete texture
15 Jul 2017

New ASTM International Test Method Helps Ensure Quality of Roller-Compacted Concrete

A new test method will help ensure the quality of roller-compacted concrete (RCC) by measuring its density and air content. ASTM International’s committee on concrete and concrete aggregates (C09) created the standard, which is needed to proportion and optimize mixtures in labs and in the field and to verify specification

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13 Jul 2017

Milwaukee introduces Die Cast Pocket Level with 360° Locking Vial

Milwaukee is pleased to announce a heavy-duty solution for quick leveling and angle finding – the new Die Cast Pocket Level with 360° Locking Vial. As you may recall, late last year Milwaukee Tool announced its new torpedo levels with the industry’s strongest magnets and a 360° vial locking mechanism.

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11 Jul 2017

Ancient Roman Durable Concrete Recipe Found

We’ve long known that Romans knew how to make highly durable concrete structures. After all, many of their concrete structures, like the Parthenon, are still standing. The Pantheon was built 2,000 years ago and its roof is still the world’s largest unreinforced concrete dome. ABC News in Australia has posted

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