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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 […]

Waterproofing Agent Earns Notice of Approval from Miami-Dade County Building Department

On May 13, 2021, the Miami-Dade County Building Department granted Alchemco’s TechCrete 2500 Waterproofing Agent a Notice of Approval. The Miami-Dade County’s Product Control Approval System is a renowned high standard testing that establishes an excellent protocol to assess building products. Further, the products are approved and designed to comply […]

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 […]

Demolition Company Operates North America’s Largest Brokk

Frederico Demolition is a leading New York-based demolition company. The company recently began operating the largest demolition robot in the North America construction market. The 24,361-pound (11,050-kilogram) Brokk 800S — designed and manufactured by Brokk, the world’s leading manufacturer of remote-controlled demolition machines — provides a 32-foot (10-meter) reach, and […]

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ACI Foundation Now Accepting Fellowship and Scholarship Applications

The ACI Foundation announces that applications are now being accepted from graduate and undergraduate students for the 2022-2023 academic year. Four new fellowships and two new scholarships have been added, bringing the total of annual awards available up to 32. New awards include: Burg-Coleman Iowa State ‘77 ACI Fellowship Nicholas […]

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Elite-Cut Generation of Diamond Blades Launched by Husqvarna Construction

The new generation of Elite-Cut diamond blades is specifically for cutting specialists who demand top performance in their diamond tooling. By combining two innovative segment designs – the Exo-Grit and Z Edge – the new blades have increased cutting times and blade life. This new generation of Elite-Cut diamond tooling […]

David Lange Announced as Executive Director of New Center of Excellence for Nonmetallic Building Materials

NEx: An ACI Center of Excellence for Nonmetallic Building Materials has hired Dr. David Lange as Executive Director. He will oversee all NEx operations and initially focus on identifying and recruiting new members interested in advancing nonmetallic building materials. Dr. Lange is a world-renowned construction material expert and Past President […]