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Decorative Concrete Press Releases

All the latest information on new product releases for decorative concrete contractors. Plus, openings and closings, mergers and partnerships, industry trends, new standards, conferences, and other news of interest to the decorative concrete industry.

Brokk 70 Offers More Power for Confined Spaces

Brokk, a leading manufacturer of remote-controlled demolition machines, unveiled the Brokk during bauma 2019. Armed with SmartPower™ — the company’s signature intelligent power management system — the smallest electric robot in the Brokk range offers 100% more power than its predecessor, the Brokk 60 II, yet retains the same compact dimensions with only a 133-pound (60-kilogram) weight increase.

August 21, 2019
CFI Announces Fall-Winter Training Dates

Coatings for Industry (CFI) will hold its Floor Coatings Technology & Application Training courses October 9-10, 2019 and February 5-6, 2020. The courses will be held at the company’s headquarters in Souderton, Pennsylvania

August 21, 2019
C&W Environmental Solutions Promotes Steve Duncan to Chief Operating Officer

C&W Environmental Solutions, a leader in dust collection and air pollution control, recently announced the promotion of Steve Duncan to chief operating officer. In this new role, Duncan will continue to manage the company’s operations, as well as assume a greater role in the management of the business through administrative oversite, new product development, and strategic planning and execution.

August 21, 2019
Bill Werra Joins C&W Environmental Solutions as Chief Growth Officer

C&W Environmental Solutions is pleased to announce that Bill Werra has joined the company as Chief Growth Officer and a member of the executive leadership team. The newly created position aligns sales and marketing with product and business development to deliver new value to its customers and expand its reach into new markets.

August 21, 2019
Concrete Fastener User Guide

It is necessary to consider many factors into consideration when determining which type of concrete anchor is best for each unique job. No matter what the application, it is a cost-effective measure to purchase the most effective anchor by first considering the type, configuration and style of fastener available.

August 20, 2019
Metabo HPT Launches a 4-Port Battery Charger with Bells & Whistles Included

Metabo HPT launches its first 4-Port Battery Charger (model UC18YTSL). It conveniently charges multiple 36V MultiVolt & 18V Metabo HPT/Hitachi batteries along with 2 USB compatible accessories and it’s also equipped with 2 AC outlets to power additional electric devices. Increase charging speed and decrease downtime on any jobsite with this feature laden charger.

August 20, 2019
North America Rental Revenue Expected to Exceed $71 Billion in 2023
August 19, 2019
The Concrete Convention and Exposition Going to Cincinnati, Ohio

More than 2,000 engineers, students, contractors, educators, manufacturers, and material representatives from around the world will convene at the Duke Energy Convention Center and Hyatt Regency Cincinnati, Cincinnati, OH, USA, October 20-24, 2019, to collaborate on concrete codes, specifications, and practices.

August 15, 2019
How The Tapcon Masonry Anchor Revolutionized the Concrete Fastening Business

“During the late 1970’s and early 1980’s, the Tapcon masonry screw was initially introduced to tap threads into concrete,” stated Bob Carlisle, President and founder of Concrete Fastening Systems, Incorporated.

August 14, 2019
Western Specialty Contractors Experts Say Maintaining Educational Facility Facades Just as Important as Maintaining Their Interiors

It’s back to school time and facility managers are busily preparing their buildings’ classrooms, gymnasiums, cafeterias and other interior spaces for the rush of students returning from summer break. Obviously, an important task, but how much consideration is given to ensuring that the building’s exterior façade is also ready?

August 13, 2019
ACI Announces ACI 318-19 Building Code Seminar Dates for 2019

The American Concrete Institute is offering a new series of seminars to focus on the new ACI 318-19, Building Code Requirements for Structural Concrete and Commentary.

August 12, 2019
ASCC Presents Safety Summit in Vernon, Iowa

The American Society of Concrete Contractors, St. Louis, MO, and the Tilt-Up Concrete Association, Mt. Vernon, IA, announce the ASCC/TCA Safety Summit 2020. This is a new event, designed to bring those responsible for safety in their companies together for a day of information exchange.

August 8, 2019
Introducing the new Depth Control System by Smith Surface Preparation Solutions

The days of manually adjusting cutter depth are over. SMITH’s new electronic depth control system raises and lowers your cutter with the push of a button.

August 7, 2019
Brokk Hires Central Canada Regional Sales Manager

Brokk, the world’s leading manufacturer of remote-controlled demolition machines, hires John-Paul Duquette as regional sales manager for central Canada. Duquette manages sales for Brokk robotic demolition machines and provides support for new and existing customers throughout Ontario, Manitoba and Saskatchewan.

August 7, 2019
Cemex USA Supplies Concrete for $1.8 Billion Luxury Project

Cemex USA, a building materials company that provides high quality products and reliable service to customers and communities while leveraging its well-connected network across the country, today announced it is expected to deliver an estimated 155,000 cubic yards of ready-mix concrete to supply the construction of The Estates at Acqualina in Sunny Isles Beach, Fla. 

August 7, 2019
Stainless Steel Fasteners is the Best Option For Corrosive Environments

Corrosion results in billions of dollars of lost income across the United States. Determining if a fastener will be attacked by corrosion can be a primary factor in achieving cost efficiency for long-term maintenance.

August 6, 2019
A Library of Resources for Concrete Paving Contractors and Designers by ASCC

The joint Paving Committee of the American Society of Concrete Contractors, St. Louis, MO and the National Ready Mixed Concrete Association, Silver Spring, MD has assembled a Paving Tool Kit, a library of resources for concrete paving contractors and designers. 

August 6, 2019
Aggretex Systems Announces New Distribution Relationships

Aggretex SC, LLC, a leading manufacturing in the decorative concrete space, announced new strategic partnerships with two of the nation’s premier flooring and construction products distributors.

August 6, 2019
ACI 318-19 Builidng COde Requirements for Structural Concrete Now Available

The American Concrete Institute announces that ACI 318-19 Building Code Requirements for Structural Concrete is now available in print and digital formats.

August 5, 2019
Oldcastle APG Acquires Abbotsford Concrete Products

North America’s leading manufacturer of hardscape building products, Oldcastle APG, is pleased to announce the acquisition of Abbotsford Concrete Products, enhancing APG’s customer experience by expanding product offerings and manufacturing capabilities in its western Canadian region.

August 1, 2019