Slag Cement Shipments
05 Mar 2018

Slag Shipments in U.S. Continues to Grow

The Slag Cement Association (SCA) announces that slag cement shipments in 2017 exhibited a 14 percent growth over 2016. Last year the SCA reported that 2016 shipments grew 12 percent over 2015 totals as well, showcasing an increasing demand for slag cement within the U.S. market. “As consumers are becoming

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Concrete Chemicals logo
04 Mar 2018

Concrete Chemicals Upgrades Membership To Become CFA’s Newest National Associate

Concrete Chemicals is your family owned and operated construction chemical provider. The owners of Concrete Chemicals used to be in the construction business, so we know what it is like to try and remove grime and cement from your tools and vehicles. We know it isn’t easy. We purchased and

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CIM Live Auction
03 Mar 2018

CIM Programs Holds Record-Breaking Auction at 2018 World of Concrete

The National Steering Committee (NSC) for the Concrete Industry Management (CIM) program – a business intensive program that awards students with a four-year Bachelor of Science degree in Concrete Industry Management – raised more than $1.1 million in gross revenue at its annual auction, held in conjunction with the World

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Makita Cordless Rotary Hammer
03 Mar 2018

Makita 18V X2 LXT (36V) Rotary Hammer Breaks New Ground in Cordless

Makita has broken new ground in concrete hammers with the new 18V X2 LXT (36V) Cordless 1-9/16” AVT Rotary Hammer with AWS. The XRH07 is loaded with advanced engineering that gives contractors a cordless solution for concrete drilling and chipping at up to 1-9/16” capacity, but with significantly lower vibration

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ICRI Report
01 Mar 2018

The Concrete Polishing Council Releases Bonded Abrasive Polished Concrete Specification Revision

The Concrete Polishing Council (CPC), a specialty council of the American Society of Concrete Contractors (ASCC), St. Louis, Missouri, has released the revision to the Bonded Abrasive Polished Concrete Specification, a document of significance to polishing contractors, concrete contractors, designers and facility owners. The original polished concrete specification, published by

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ACPA-PumpSimulator
28 Feb 2018

American Concrete Pumping Association Announces Workforce Development Program

The American Concrete Pumping Association (ACPA) is excited to announce the creation of its Workforce Development program, designed to help members recruit job candidates in an increasingly competitive job market. “The ACPA Workforce Development program draws upon the latest technology, strategic partnerships and networking opportunities within the industry to advance

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FORTA Rover
26 Feb 2018

Forta Introduces New Fiber Delivery System

Celebrating its 40th year, Forta Corp. showcased both new and proven reinforcement fiber solutions at World of Concrete 2018. Two fiber dispensing units were on display, providing World of Concrete attendees with the opportunity to observe real-world demonstrations. Technical experts demonstrated the capabilities of the Forta Voyager bulk fiber dispenser,

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