Author: Concrete Decor Staff

New Residential Tower Treated with Penetron Admix Helps Bolster Penetron Admixin Chile

In November 2022, the first residents moved into the Life Tower, the newest tall building in the skyline of Iquique, Chile, in Northern Chile. Penetron Admix, a concrete waterproofing admixture, was used for all below-grade concrete structures, including the retaining walls of the five-floor underground parking garage and foundation slab. […]

Penetron Provides Protection and Durability for the safe at Libyan Islamic Bank in Benghazi

Penetron Provides Protection and Durability for the Libyan Islamic Bank’s Safe in Benghazi

The newest office of the Libyan Islamic Bank opened its doors in November 2022 in Benghazi, Libya. Penetron Admix was specified to protect the bank’s below-grade reinforced concrete structures from the marine environment of the nearby coastal lakes of the city and the Mediterranean Sea. Established in 2017, the Libyan […]

Clark Branum Hired as ASCC Decorative & Polished Concrete Specialist

Clark Branum, noted decorative concrete speaker, trainer, and quality control manager, has joined the Technical Division of the American Society of Concrete Contractors (ASCC), St. Louis, MO, as the decorative and polished concrete specialist. It is a part-time position. This role provides leadership, counsel, and direction for the Decorative Concrete […]

StoneCoat Joins The NEU Carbon Neutral Concrete Initiative

StoneCoat is now a member of NEU, An ACI Center of Excellence for Carbon Neutral Concrete, a program initiated by the American Concrete Institute (ACI). StoneCoat proudly joins the ranks of other NEU members including Meta, Baker Concrete Construction, Breakthrough Energy, and Lehigh Hanson (Heidelberg Materials). Concrete is the second […]

Ray Hefner Hired as Executive Director of the ASCC

The American Society of Concrete Contractors (ASCC), St. Louis, MO is pleased to announce the hiring of Gordon Raymond Hefner as executive director. Ray Hefner replaces Bev Garnant. Garnant had previously led the association for over twenty years. Hefner possesses over twenty-seven years of association management experience in the construction […]

Overcoming Skills Gap Focus of NCCER’s Construction Career Pathways Conference

The National Center for Construction Education and Research (NCCER) is pleased to announce it will host its Construction Career Pathways Conference on Nov. 30. This conference is a one-day event held as a prelude to the Association for Career and Technical Education’s (ACTE) CareerTech VISION 2022 Conference. This year’s Construction […]