concrete texture
24 Feb 2018

ICRI Elects New Officers and Board members

The International Concrete Repair Institute (ICRI) announced the election by the membership of new officers and board members for 2018, including Ralph C. Jones, PE, with Structural Engineering Associates as its President. The terms began on January 1, 2018. To support Jones, the ICRI membership also elected the following officers:

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Quikrete Stucco
22 Feb 2018

Quikrete Launches Industry’s Lightest, Most Sustainable Stucco

The Quikrete Companies, the leading manufacturer of pre-blended commercial-grade concrete products, is helping maximize jobsite productivity and profitability with the introduction of Quikrete Lightweight Fiberglass Reinforced Stucco (FRS). Recently granted IAPMO’s Uniform Evaluation Service (UES) Evaluation Report ER-0455, Quikrete Lightweight FRS is 35 percent lighter than traditional pre-blended stuccos making

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2018 ACI Collection
20 Feb 2018

American Concrete Institute Releases 2018 ACI Collection of Concrete Codes, Specifications, and Practices

Formerly known as the Manual of Concrete Practice, the ACI Collection is the most comprehensive and largest single source of information on concrete design, construction, and materials, with nearly 50 codes and specifications and more than 200 practices – including all guides and reports. The ACI Collection features ACI 318

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18 Feb 2018

Raising the Bar in Canada

New Brunswick, Canada’s first net zero ICF home By Vanessa Salvia Photos by Teri-Anne Cormier As a homeowner, would you rather pay $80 per month for heating and cooling costs or $500? Brad McLaughlin, general manager of MCL Construction Ltd. in the Quispamsis area of New Brunswick, Canada, bets that

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18 Feb 2018

Milwaukee Announces the Dust Trap – OSHA Compliance without a Vacuum

Dedicated to introducing productivity-focused dust collection solutions for compliance with the new Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) regulation on respirable crystalline silica dust, Milwaukee Tool is excited to announce the industry’s first OSHA compliance solution that doesn’t require the use of a vacuum – the Milwaukee SDS Plus Dust

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17 Feb 2018

AEM Launches Podcast to Explore Disruptive Industry Topics

Expanding on the scope of its efforts to keep members apprised of potentially disruptive trends in the construction and agriculture equipment industries, the Association of Equipment Manufacturers (AEM) is launching a podcast that will explore a different cutting-edge topic every month. The AEM Thinking Forward Podcast is now available for

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Spancrete Lifting Clamp
16 Feb 2018

Spancrete Expands Machinery Line-up

Spancrete, an industry leader in engineered precast machinery solutions, has expanded its line-up to provide more technology-based precast production solutions that are scalable to a company’s individual plant needs, be it one piece of equipment to supplement an existing system, a replacement machine that will adapt exactly to existing casting

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