blue-gray concrete texture
02 Mar 2017

Oliver S. Delery Jr. of Forterra Building Products Joins ASTM International Board of Directors

Oliver S. Delery Jr., P.E, vice president of technical marketing North America for Forterra Building Products in New Orleans, Louisiana, will serve a three-year term on the ASTM International board of directors. Forterra is an international building products company and one of the largest manufacturers of concrete products in North

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concrete texture
12 Jun 2017

New Study Links Green Buildings to Higher Cognitive Function

Researchers at the Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health’s Center for Health and the Global Environment and SUNY Upstate Medical University have found a link between green buildings and improved cognitive function. “The Impact of Working in a Green Certified Building on Cognitive Function and Health” study found occupants

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concrete texture
11 Feb 2017

New ASTM Standard Supports Recycling Fresh Concrete

A new ASTM International standard (American Society for Testing and Materials International) will help manufacturing plants better recycle returned fresh concrete, supporting the growth in sustainable construction practices. The new standard (C1798, Specification for Returned Fresh Concrete for Use in a New Batch of Ready-Mixed Concrete), developed by ASTM’s committee

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concrete texture
11 Jun 2017

New ASTM Guide Helps Predict Building Sealants Performance

A new guide aims to help predict how building sealant systems will perform over time using accelerated testing methods. The new standard (soon to be published as C1850, Guide for Improved Laboratory Accelerated Tests to Predict the Weathering and for Developing Methods to Predict the Design Life of Building Sealant

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PACKOUT™ Modular Storage System
19 Jul 2017

Milwaukee Tools Announces Packout Modular Storage System

Milwaukee Tool revolutionizes tool transportation, organization, and storage for the trades with the announcement of the new Packout Modular Storage System. A new-to-world attachment system allows boxes, organizers, and totes of multiple sizes and configurations to easily stack and lock together, making Packout the most versatile and durable modular storage

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Milwaukee Rolling Tool Bag
03 Mar 2017

Milwaukee Tool Introduces 18” and 24” Rolling Bags

Milwaukee Tool expanded their Storage Solutions with an 18-inch Jobsite Rolling Bag and 24-inch HardTop Rolling Bag. The new rolling bags are for professionals who need the most durable mobile solution to transport tools, accessories and other materials to and from the jobsite. The new rolling bags are constructed with

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13 Jul 2017

Milwaukee introduces Die Cast Pocket Level with 360° Locking Vial

Milwaukee is pleased to announce a heavy-duty solution for quick leveling and angle finding – the new Die Cast Pocket Level with 360° Locking Vial. As you may recall, late last year Milwaukee Tool announced its new torpedo levels with the industry’s strongest magnets and a 360° vial locking mechanism.

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