21 Jul 2020

GPRS Uses Ground Penetrating Radar to Expand Business

Versatile technology helps company diversify the services they offer Many early adopters of ground penetrating radar (GPR) technology found concrete scanning to be the effective application. Those anchoring, saw cutting, or core drilling concrete would hire a contractor to scan the area before cutting to avoid accidentally hitting an object.

24 May 2019

Collaborative robots lift construction efficiency, safety

Vendor Triple E Equipment says that demand for construction robots will more than double in the next five years. “The hard truth is, there’s so much room for machinery because the construction industry is facing a serious worker shortage. The silver lining is that machines working in unison with humans

22 May 2019

Concrete masonry group invites nominations

The National Concrete Masonry Association has a June 1 deadline to nominate a colleague who deserves to be commended for their contributions and achievements that support the advancement of the industry. Consider nominating individuals whose accomplishments have yet to be publicly acknowledged. Each award has its own criteria and application

11 May 2019

Logix ICF Awards webcast May 23

Members of the concrete homes community are invited to watch the 2019 Logix Awards to learn about some of the most innovative and ground-breaking projects in the ICF industry. The event will be showcasing award-winning projects in three categories – Large Residential, Small Residential and Commercial. The event goes live

15 Feb 2019

March 13 course certifies for OSHA crane operators

The Concrete Foundations Association (CFA) has partnered with Cranes 101 and Irving Equipment to offer a 3-day crane certification event on March 13-15, 2019. The Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) requires employers in the construction industries to comply with a requirement for crane operator certification. Employers that invest in

30 Jan 2019

ACI announces winners of pervious concrete cylinder competition

The American Concrete Institute announced the winners of its 2018 Pervious Concrete Cylinder Student Competition. The competition took place at the Concrete Convention and Exposition in Las Vegas. The first, second, and third place in the Cylinder Performance, and Cementitious Efficiency categories each receive cash awards of $750, $500, and

26 Jan 2019

B2W Software’s Construction Scheduling and Dispatching Solution Earns Two Technology Awards

B2W Software, a leading provider of heavy construction management software, announced that B2W Schedule, its new solution for collaborative, real-time resource scheduling and dispatching, recently earned two technology honors for its ability to help contractors optimize construction crews, equipment and materials. B2W Schedule earned a Golden Bridge Award – Silver