Author: Concrete Decor Staff

Protective coating keeps stains out

Liquitite SF, from Liquiguard Technologies, is a clear, non-flammable, water-based protective coating that will protect concrete pavers, bricks, stone, marble, metal, wood and similar everyday surfaces from staining caused by spills of all non-corrosive household liquids and other harsh materials such as automotive fluids, oils and greases. Liquitite SF is […]

Estimating software integrates with accounting programs

Quest Solutions has released Quest Estimator 6.5.5, the latest version of the company’s digitized takeoff and estimating software. The update is designed to enhance the existing integration between Estimator and Intuit’s line of accounting software. After building an estimate in Estimator, users can export data directly to an Intuit accounting […]

ICRI News: Fall convention will be held in San Francisco

The ICRI will hold its 2004 Fall Convention at the Hilton San Francisco, in San Francisco, Calif., October 20-22. The convention theme is Structural Enhancements and will consist of technical presentations, committee meetings, tabletop exhibits, networking opportunities and special events. ICRI will open the convention with a luncheon and general […]

NRMCA News: Course certifies plant managers

Responding to industry demand, the NRMCA has created a plant manager’s certification course. The course is the only one that is specifically designed for plant managers of ready mixed concrete production facilities. A certification exam will validate the specific skill levels needed in these areas. Course instruction will cover plant […]

ACI News: Centennial Convention coming up in October

The American Concrete Institute will hold its upcoming convention in San Francisco, October 24-28, with the theme: “Concrete — A Century of Innovation.” The convention will feature special events to continue the year-long celebration of the Institute’s Centennial anniversary, including a bay cruise aboard the 292-foot San Francisco Belle. Over […]

ACI News: Book celebrates concrete structures worldwide

Concrete: A Pictorial Celebration, a new book from ACI, commemorates milestone achievements in the concrete industry and celebrates the utility and beauty of concrete for all applications, whether serving the needs of earth’s inhabitants or inspiring awe as an architect’s medium for expression. This hard-cover, coffee-table book is a tribute […]