By Vanessa Salvia There is a common saying about art—we don’t always know how to define it but we know it when we see it. In some ways, that’s true for decorative concrete. Because it can encompass so many different forms, shapes and textures, decorative concrete is not easily explainable.
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
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
Makita has released a new cordless cutting solution for wood panels and sheet goods with the 18V X2 (36V) LXT Lithium-Ion Brushless Cordless 6-1/2” Plunge Circular Saw, model XPS01. It’s powered by two 18V lithium-ion batteries so users get maximum performance with no cords needed, and without leaving the versatile
Milwaukee Tool continues to lead the shift from corded to cordless and enhances productivity for professionals once again with the introduction of the M18 Fuel Mud Mixer with 180° Handle. By harnessing their industry-leading M18 Fuel technology*, Milwaukee has developed the first dedicated cordless mud mixer designed with the performance,
The National Association of Women in Construction (NAWIC) will hold its 62nd Annual Meeting and Education Conference (AMEC), Aug. 16-19, in Anaheim, Calif. at the Hyatt Regency Orange County. The NAWIC conference is made possible in large part to the generous support of the association’s sponsors. The major AMEC sponsor
The American Concrete Institute announced the availability of $50,000 USD for student teams from international universities to participate in the Fiber-Reinforced Concrete Bowling Ball Competition during the ACI Concrete Convention & Exposition in Salt Lake City, Utah, USA, on March 25-29, 2018. The objective of the Fiber-Reinforced Concrete Bowling Ball