ASTM Road Show South America
11 Sep 2017

ASTM International Launches “Road Show Centro América” in El Salvador, Costa Rica and Panama

ASTM International, one of the world’s leading standards organizations, announced today that it will host events, workshops and high-level meetings in El Salvador, Costa Rica and Panama during its “Road Show Centro América,” September. 11-15. The Road Show will feature in-person education, outreach, and training focused on the growing use

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Makita-RotaryHammer
09 Sep 2017

Makita Rotary Hammers Deliver Performance, Less Vibration and Dust Extraction

Makita has added two new rotary hammers that combine performance, less vibration and efficient dust extraction with the new 1-inch AVT Rotary Hammers with HEPA Dust Extractor, models HR2651F (Pistol-Grip), and HR2661 (D-Handle). Each have a built-on HEPA dust extractor, and each are equipped with Anti-Vibration Technology (AVT), an internal

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Milwaukee Low Profile Backpacks
07 Sep 2017

Milwaukee Introduces Ultimate and Low-Profile Backpacks

Milwaukee Tool continues to expand their Storage Solutions with the introduction of the Ultimate Jobsite Backpack and Low-Profile Backpack. Designed from the ground-up to address the needs of professionals who need a durable, mobile solution to transport tools, accessories, and other materials to and from the jobsite, the new Backpacks

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05 Sep 2017

GCP Applied Technologies Renames Microfiber Portfolio Under the Sinta Brand

GCP Applied Technologies Inc. (NYSE: GCP), formerly Grace Construction Products, announced today that its line of synthetic microfiber products, previously sold under the names Grace Fibers, Grace Microfibers, Grace Microfiber FDS and Gilco Fibers, will now be marketed under the new brand Sinta. “We are excited to unveil the new

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Ladder you can lean in
03 Sep 2017

Werner Introduces New Leansafe Step Ladder

Werner, the global leader in the manufacturing of ladders with a full portfolio of climbing equipment, introduces the Leansafe Ladder, a step ladder that can safely be leaned against walls, corners, studs or a pole. Per OSHA regulations, traditional step ladders should never be leaned directly against a vertical surface

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Concrete Fastening Systems Introduces ConFast Split Drive Anchors
28 Aug 2017

Concrete Fastening Systems Introduces ConFast Split Drive Anchors

Split drive anchors are ideal for use in solid concrete. They are made with either a round head or a flat countersunk head. The flat head split drive anchors are used in applications in which wood is fastened to concrete; the round head split drive anchors are best suited for

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concrete texture
26 Aug 2017

ACI Foundation Funds Four Research Projects for 2017

The ACI Foundation will provide $200,000 of research funding through four $50,000 research grants this year. Projects are vetted and selected by the Foundation’s working group on research, the Concrete Research Council. Information about this year’s awarded projects are below. CRC 32: An Experimental Study on the Effect of Wall-Slab

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