06 Oct 2018

GeoKrete Geopolymer Awarded “Reduced Carbon Footprint” Certification

Quadex LLC, a division of the Vortex Companies recently announced that its GeoKrete Geopolymer mortar has received Reduced Carbon Footprint Certification by SCS Global Services, an internationally recognized sustainability certification body. GeoKrete was evaluated for its lower overall carbon footprint as it relates to potential greenhouse gas emissions from raw

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12 Sep 2018

Concrete Reinforcing Steel Institute Announces 2018 CRSI HONORS Design and Construction Awards Recipients

The Concrete Reinforcing Steel Institute announces the results of their biennial CRSI HONORS Design and Construction Awards program. Of the entries received, 19 projects were selected to receive recognition. Project entries were evaluated on the basis of: (1) Satisfaction of Owners Objectives, (2) Development of Innovative Solutions, (3) Maximizing Project

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06 Aug 2018

IGGA Announces Government Official of the Year Award Winner

The International Grooving & Grinding Association (IGGA) – a non-profit organization dedicated to serving as the leader in developing optimized pavement surfaces and the technical resource in support of diamond grinding and grooving as well as concrete pavement preservation – in conjunction with the Cement Council of Texas – the

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concrete texture
21 Jul 2018

Construction Media Alliance Announces Winners of 2018 Editorial & Marketing Awards

The Construction Media Alliance – a network of construction industry journalists, public relations professionals, marketers, publishers and social media contributors – announced the winners of its second annual editorial and marketing awards via a Facebook Live webcast on June 5, 2018. The winners were chosen by a panel of industry

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concrete texture
11 May 2018

BASF Corporation Receives Fiber Reinforced Concrete Association’s Innovative Project of the Year Award

BASF Corporation has received the 2017 Fiber Reinforced Concrete Association’s (FRCA) Innovative Project of the Year award. A panel of independent judges, comprised of professors from the Concrete Industry Management Department of Middle Tennessee State University, awarded BASF first place in the competition’s synthetic fibers category. The organization is focused

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Barrier One Slag Cement Award
08 May 2018

Slag Cement Awards Honor Unique Projects From Across the U.S.

Nine outstanding projects from across the United States using slag cement were honored at the American Concrete Institute’s Spring Convention in Salt Lake City, Utah. During an educational session on Wed., March 28, the Slag Cement Association (SCA) presented the 2017 Project of the Year Awards. Each project was selected

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02 May 2018

American Concrete Pumping Association Announces Award Winners

The American Concrete Pumping Association (ACPA) announced the recipients of the 2017 ACPA Awards: 2017 ACPA Safe Operator of the Year – Sheldon Gier, Kokosing Construction Company, Fredericksburg, Ohio. On the jobsite at Kokosing Construction Company, Sheldon Gier is known as a mentor and leader who is capable, confident, and

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