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30-inch Lavina Grinders
Offer Flexibility on the Job

When it comes to grinders, 30 inches rule. “Thirty-inch grinders are the highest-producing, most versatile grinders that you can buy,” says Garrett Lassiter, owner of Flagship Commercial Flooring in Lubbock, Texas. “You can take them with you on nearly any job and accomplish your goals with a high production rate.” […]

Nonresidential Construction Spending Falls Again In June

Demand for different types of construction continued to diverge in June as residential construction increased for the month and the year while nonresidential construction spending fell again, according to a new analysis of federal construction spending data the Associated General Contractors of America released today. Officials noted the nonresidential declines […]

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ACI Concrete Research Proposals Now Open

The ACI Foundation’s Concrete Research Council seeks to advance the concrete industry through the funding of concrete research projects that further the knowledge and sustainability of concrete materials, construction, and structures. The annual request for proposals is open now through December 1, 2021. ACI concrete research proposals and funding parameters […]

Hydro Ban XP and Hydro Barrier Plus by Laticrete

Laticrete is a leading manufacturer of globally proven construction solutions for the building industry. Recently, the company has expanded its best-in-class waterproofing and crack isolation membrane portfolio. The company added two new products: Hydro Ban XP and Hydro Barrier Plus. Hydro Ban XP is the line’s premium offering designed to […]

Advanced Corrosion Concrete Testing Technology Can Save Lives by Preventing Buildings from Collapse

Giatec, world leader in concrete testing technologies, believes their iCOR corrosion detection device can help save lives by preventing building collapses resulting from rebar and concrete structural damage. A South Florida condominium building recently collapsed due to what they are calling major structural damage. Additionally, cracking to the concrete slab […]

Texas Science Teachers Learn How Industrial Minerals Enhance Lives

How do industrial minerals enhance our daily lives, and how are they mined in Texas? 14 Texas science teachers learned the answers at an intensive industrial minerals mining workshop jointly sponsored by the Texas Aggregates & Concrete Association (TACA) and the Texas Mining and Reclamation Association (TMRA). During the week-long […]

Texas Motor Speedway Boasts
First-of-its-Kind Concrete Coatings

In fall 2016, Texas Motor Speedway management partnered with Laticrete to bring high-performance Spartacote concrete-coating systems to the legendary raceway’s massive garages. This marked a first at any NASCAR track. Management chose Texas-based Intertech Flooring as the installer due to its excellent reputation in flooring solutions for specialty, high-profile projects. […]

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 […]

Laramie Smith Hired by CPS for West Coast Territory

CPS announced recently the hiring of Laramie Smith for Sales and Technical Support. Smith will manage the CPS West Coast territory including states California, Washington, Oregon, Alaska, and Hawaii. Smith has years of experience and knowledge in the construction financing industry, dealing with manufacturers of heavy-duty construction equipment. He has […]

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