29 Nov 2017

How Safe Are Our Crumbling Bridges And Vulnerable Buildings?

By Douglas P. Taylor America’s bridges need work. So do some of the nation’s buildings – both old and new – that were designed to avoid collapsing during an earthquake or other major catastrophe, but aren’t quite up to the task of remaining inhabitable after disaster strikes. “Earthquakes are possible

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29 Nov 2017

Western Specialty Contractors Completes Restoration/Waterproofing of Museum Roof Beneath St. Louis’ Historic Gateway Arch

Western Specialty Contractors’ St. Louis Branch recently completed a project to restore and waterproof the roof of the Museum of Westward Expansion located beneath the iconic Gateway Arch on the St. Louis Riverfront. The work is part of a multi-phase project, spearheaded by non-profit organization CityArchRiver Foundation, to expand and

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28 Nov 2017

FLASH Introduces New Resilient Design Guide to Improve Home and Community Resilience

By Donn Thompson and Jamie Farny   An increasing number of U.S. households are located in areas that are affected by flooding and high winds. Based on the findings of the 2010 U.S. census, more than half of our population now resides in coastal counties. There is a tangible benefit

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26 Nov 2017

Professional Products Direct Joins the Concrete Foundations Association

Professional Products Direct has joined the CFA. The company provides a range of high quality professional products at wholesale prices to help you successfully complete your construction project. They carry a full line of sealants that are designed to protect porous surfaces from environmental damage. The company’s SingleClean and SingleSeal

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23 Nov 2017

The Concrete Foundations Association Welcomes Back Westminster Hydraulics

Located in Taneytown, Maryland, Westminster Hydraulics Inc. is the CFA’s newest associate member. The company has been specializing in building articulating boom trucks to meet the exacting requirements of our demanding customers since 1979. Operators in many various industries that use material handling equipment such as wallboard, poured walls, precast

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Milwaukee Compact Utility Pouch
21 Nov 2017

Milwaukee Introduces New Utility Pouches

Milwaukee Tool continues to expand their Storage Solutions with the introduction of a new Utility Pouch and Compact Utility Pouch. The new pouches are designed from the ground-up to address the needs of professionals who require a durable storage solution that easily and securely fastens to belts but can also

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20 Nov 2017

World Cement Association Welcomes Vietnam’s Vissai Cement Group

The World Cement Association announced today that Vietnam’s largest cement exporter, Vissai Cement, has joined its fast-growing, international membership. The Association now boasts a network of members and representatives that cover 26 countries. “We are delighted that with Vissai Cement, we are welcoming a new member from an exciting country

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