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Liquid Chip System installed in a garage

Liquid Chip System Installs Faster Than Broadcast Chips

Adjusting for inflation in an uncertain economic time requires a hard look at materials and processes. At Concrete Decor, we’ve taken a closer look at some of these offerings and would like to share our findings. More recently, we’ve sampled various garage-floor coating systems, particularly metallic and vinyl-chip systems. We […]

Concrete Pavement Can Mitigate Health and Environmental Impact

Extreme heat can create environmental and health issues for Florida cities and their residents. For communities living within an urban heat island, urbanized areas that experience higher temperatures than outlying areas, the dangerous threats to people and the ecosystem intensifies. The heat island effect happens because structures such as buildings […]

Director of Innovative Concrete Technology - Rex Donahey

Director of Innovative Concrete Technology Announced by ACI

The American Concrete Institute (ACI) recently announced that Rex C. Donahey, Ph.D., will serve as the Institute’s inaugural Director of Innovative Concrete Technology.  In this newly created position, Donahey will be responsible for actively providing outreach by the Institute to trade organizations, companies, and individuals to attract emerging technologies for […]

ACI Concrete Convention

2021 ACI Concrete Convention has Virtual Option

Engineers, contractors, educators, manufacturers, and also material representatives will convene at the 2021 ACI Concrete Convention in Atlanta, Ga., October 17-21, 2021, to collaborate on concrete codes, specifications, and practices. Technical and educational sessions will provide attendees with the latest research, case studies, best practices, and the opportunity to earn […]

Western Specialty Contractors Workshop Explains Contributing Factors to Material Shortages and More

The 2020 COVID-19 pandemic. The Winter Storm Uri in Texas. Severe weather in the Midwest. High consumer demand. A container shortage. Embargoes and employee shortages and the Suez Canal blockage. All of these things created the perfect storm that led to today’s challenging construction environment. This is according to presenters […]

Company Offers Several Go-To Products to Ensure a Job’s Success

Although there’s no such thing as a “one-size-fits-all” concrete sealer, Micro-Seal HD from Rain Guard Pro comes close. According to Art Green, owner of Specialized Cleaning Contractors in Buena Park, California, the silane/siloxane repellant is probably his No. 1 go-to product when it comes to penetrating sealers. “I do quite […]

Dave Nepereny Announced as Honorary PCA Member

The Portland Cement Association (PCA), representing America’s cement manufacturers, recently announced their newest honorary member, Dave Nepereny. PCA reserves election to honorary membership for those who, in the opinion of the PCA Board of Directors, have rendered outstanding service to the cement industry and the association. “Dave’s lifelong contributions to […]

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