Author: Concrete Decor Staff

AMERICAN CONCRETE INSTITUTE ACI offers new info on concrete repair

The American Concrete Institute is offering valuable “how-to” documents for five commonly used concrete repairs. These documents will be available, free of charge, for a limited time on the American Concrete Institute’s website — The bulletins cover the following topics: Structural Crack Repair by Epoxy Injection Crack Repair by […]

PORTLAND CEMENT ASSOCIATION Team Concrete Honored for Excellence

Portland Cement Association and Team Concrete have been honored with an Award of Excellence by the American Society of Association Executives (ASAE). “Team Concrete: Building Community” was among 12 association programs recognized in the first round of judging in the 2004 Associations Advance America (AAA) Awards program. Team Concrete is […]


The Concrete Delivery Professional (CDP) certification program offered by the NRMCA recently passed a milestone when the 1,000th ready mixed concrete mixer-truck driver became certified under the program. More than 1,000 additional drivers are currently preparing for the certification exam. The program supplements a company’s existing driving training program and […]

Floor system keeps sound and moisture out

Hacker Industries, Inc., a leading supplier of gypsum concrete floor underlayments, now offers builders and architects the Dry Floor System. The system combines the technology of Hacker Industries’ most innovative product, Firm-Fill 3310, with Quiet Qurl Moisture Control Sound Mat. The extremely low water demand of Firm-Fill 3310 accelerates drying […]

Grease remover leaves concrete clean

Unlike conventional cleaners that pool ineffectively on the surface, Safe n’ Easy Oil/Grease Remover penetrates beneath the porous surfaces of asphalt, concrete and masonry to lift oil and grease particles up and out. New from Dumond Chemicals, the non-toxic, non-abrasive and non-flammable product is biodegradable, and will not harm asphalt, […]

Rhodes and Ralston partner on countertops

Concrete artist Buddy Rhodes and decorative concrete contractor Tom Ralston have begun a new hands-on Concrete Countertop Workshop series to teach interested contractors, craftsmen and artists how to make unique cast-in-place and pre-cast countertops. Also featured will be Buddy Rhodes’ signature “hand-pressed” technique, which he uses to create an extraordinary […]

Kover Krete celebrates 15 years,expands distribution

Kover Krete Systems, headquartered in Orlando, Fla., has reached two major milestones. Founded in 1989, the company is celebrating its 15th anniversary. This year also brings Kover Krete’s rollout of a revamped and greatly expanded network of distribution channels that includes many new wholesale distribution and retail outlets. For the […]

Site sheds light on political issues affecting industry

The NRMCA and Grace Construction Products have teamed up to provide a new Grassroots section on the association’s recently redesigned Web site. The Grassroots section is designed to inform NRMCA members and other people in the concrete industry about important political issues affecting the construction and business communities. It provides […]