Author: Concrete Decor Staff

ACI Publishes Updated Guide to Selecting Proportions for Normal-Density and High-Density Concrete

The American Concrete Institute has released an updated version of ACI PRC-211.1-22: Selecting Proportions for Normal-Density and High-Density Concrete—Guide. This guide to concrete proportioning provides background information on, and a procedure for, selecting and adjusting concrete mixture proportions. The update is a significant and timely major revision of the guide. […]

Awards

CRSI Announces 2022 CRSI HONORS Recognition Program Recipients

The Concrete Reinforcing Steel Institute is proud to announce the results of their biennial CRSI HONORS design and construction awards program. Ten projects were selected to receive recognition from the numerous entries submitted. Project entries were evaluated on the basis of Satisfaction of owner objectives, Development of innovative solutions, Maximizing […]

Minnesota Community Specifies Penetron for Safe Drinking Water Treatment Plant

Completed in August 2022, the new Robbinsdale Water Treatment Plant in Robbinsdale, Minnesota, provides the community with an increased water treatment capacity – and softer water. PENETRON ADMIX SB, a crystalline concrete waterproofing admixture, was specified to increase the durability of all the plant’s concrete structures. An inner ring suburb […]

industry forecast

ARA Forecast Remains Bullish on Equipment Rental Revenue Growth

Today’s economic indicators are mixed and uncertain, but all continue to point toward significant growth for equipment rental revenue in the U.S. according to the latest quarterly update of the five-year forecast released by the American Rental Association (ARA). The update, released Aug. 3, projects equipment rental revenue, including the […]

Penetron Expands Sales & Technical Support Team in Key Midwest Market with Tyler DuBord

On August 1, 2022, Penetron announced the appointment of Tyler DuBord as Account Manager for the Upper Midwest USA market. This new appointment will further strengthen the Penetron Technical and Customer Support team in a key strategic market for the leading supplier of crystalline waterproofing solutions. Based in the Twin […]