Author: Concrete Decor Staff


The Decorative Concrete Council, a specialty council of the American Society of Concrete Contractors, will hold its spring event April 28 through April 30 at the Embassy Suites Hotel, Columbia, S.C. The event includes seminars on business topics for owners and managers of decorative concrete contracting firms as well as […]

Learn more about pervious concrete

The Portland Cement Association and the National Ready Mixed Concrete Association have released a reference manual called “Pervious Concrete Pavements.” Pervious concrete is enjoying a resurgence in interest as a paving material because it allows water to flow through itself, recharging groundwater and minimizing storm water runoff. The guidebook introduces […]

PORTLAND CEMENT ASSOCIATION PCA elects chair, vice chair

The Portland Cement Association board of directors elected James A. Repman as chairman during the association’s November board meeting. Repman, who will serve a two-year term, is president and CEO of California Portland Cement. He has chaired PCA’s education foundation and serves on the executive committee. Charlie Sunderland of Ash […]

AMERICAN CONCRETE INSTITUTE Concrete publications aim to educate, commemorate

The American Concrete Institute announces the release of six new publications. “ACI 121R-04: Quality Management System for Concrete Construction” helps with the development and implementation of “quality systems” for concrete construction projects. A quality system allows user judgment with respect to owner needs, defined quality objectives, project organization skills, and […]

AMERICAN CONCRETE INSTITUTE ACI convention celebrates New York and New Jersey

The American Concrete Institute will hold its 2005 convention April 17 through April 21 in New York City. The theme will be “Concrete Soars, Spans & Supports New York and New Jersey.” The convention will host 37 technical sessions and more than 300 meetings. Additional highlights will include the Edward […]

Construction trade show planned for Las Vegas

CONEXPO-CON/AGG 2005 and IFPE 2005, the world’s largest exposition for the construction, construction materials and power transmission industries, will be held March 15 through March 19, 2005, in Las Vegas, Nev. The massive gathering is expected to draw more than 100,000 industry professionals from 120 countries. The event will also […]

New hires at Powers Fasteners

Powers Fasteners Inc., a leading domestic manufacturer of mechanical, adhesive and powder-actuated fastening systems, recently made several significant appointments. Robert Brito was hired as branch manager of the Atlanta branch warehouse, giving him outside sales responsibility for Georgia and Alabama. Scott Glasnap was named branch manager at the Phoenix warehouse, […]