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Solomon Colors Opens Registration for the Game of Stones Contest at the 2018 Decorative Concrete Fair

The Game of Stones is an opportunity for concrete contractors to get hands-on and exhibit their skills at the Decorative Concrete Fair. Crews will compete to create the best decorative concrete installation and win a grand prize.

May 21, 2018
Walttools Releases Revamped Coatings Line

Walttools is announcing the availability of their revamped coatings line.  Many existing coatings were reformulated to make them more installer friendly with improved performance and less costly.

May 18, 2018
Walttools Offers Two-part Water Based Urethane

Walttools is announcing the availability of their new WBU-M and WBU-G two-part water based urethane coatings for indoor and outdoor use. They offer the best in performance and economy.

May 18, 2018
Dur-A-Flex Expands Operations Opens Distribution Center in Atlanta

Dur-A-Flex, Inc., a leading manufacturer of commercial, industrial and institutional resinous floor and wall systems, is once again expanding its operations, this time in the Southeast.

May 17, 2018
LATICRETE Chairman and CEO Named EY Entrepreneur Of The YearⓇ 2018 Award Semifinalist

David Rothberg, Chairman and CEO of LATICRETE—a leading manufacturer of globally proven construction solutions for the building industry—has been selected as a finalist for an Entrepreneur Of The Year 2018 Award in the New York Region.

May 17, 2018
NCCER Announces the Fourth Annual I Built This! Video Contest

NCCER and Build Your Future (BYF) are excited to announce the fourth annual I Built This! video contest with updated categories and even bigger rewards, including $5,000 in prizes.

May 16, 2018
New Low VOC Coatings for High-Traffic Commercial Floors

Coatings for Industry (CFI) has added two new highly durable, near-zero VOC coatings to its WearCOAT line. The coatings – WearCOAT 2330 Gloss and WearCOAT 2345 Satin – were developed for commercial concrete floor applications where low-odor, quick return-to-service, excellent durability and aesthetics are key in areas of commercial buildings with high-volume foot and wheeled traffic, even heavy tow motors and trucks.

May 16, 2018
Superior Walls Foundation Chosen for THIS OLD HOUSE 2018 Idea House

A precast concrete Superior Walls Xi Plus foundation has been installed as the starting step for the THIS OLD HOUSE 2018 IDEA HOUSE in Narragansett, Rhode Island.

May 15, 2018
Helix Brand of Products Certified OSHA Respirable Crystalline Silica Compliant

ChemSystems Inc. announces that both the Helix and HBS brands of decorative concrete admixtures have been certified by an independent laboratory to be below the OSHA permissible exposure limit (PEL) for respirable crystalline silica.

May 15, 2018
Panamint Valley Limestone Expands Operation to Service California Market

Panamint Valley Limestone Inc., announced development of the PVL Lime plant in Trona, California. The site and air emissions credits have been acquired, the Conditional Use Permit process has started, and studies and preliminary engineering have been initiated.

May 14, 2018
Bon's V-Shaped Squeegee Can Be Used as a Push or Pull Tool

Bon’s new Reversible V-Shaped Asphalt Squeegee is equipped with a bracket that allows the head to lock in place as a push or pull style squeegee.

May 14, 2018
Western Specialty Contractors Launches S-T-E-P-P-S to Re-Evaluate Safety

Industry Safety Leaders Western Specialty Contractors Launches S-T-E-P-P-S to Re-Evaluate Safety on Changing Jobsites Workers reminded to make safe choices during National Construction Safety Week May 7-11.

May 11, 2018
ACI Increases Investment in ACI Foundation Research Initiatives

The American Concrete Institute announces that it has provided the ACI Foundation with an additional one-time contribution of $360,000. These funds will be used by the ACI Foundation in 2018 and beyond to fund much-needed research in collaboration with the work of ACI committees.

May 10, 2018
Terrazzo: The Trend that Stands the Test of Time

Recently it’s been seen as a one-hit wonder from the 70s, but terrazzo has in fact been a popular material ever since Ancient Rome and today it’s back among the top global design trends.

May 9, 2018
Western Specialty Contractors Presents SIUE Construction Management Major Joel Sipe with Scholarship

Western Specialty Contractors recently presented Joel Sipe, a sophomore and Construction Management major at Southern Illinois University Edwardsville (SIUE), with a scholarship. Western provides the SIUE School of Engineering’s Department of Construction with a scholarship annually. The awarding criteria and recipient of the scholarship is determined by Department of Construction faculty. 

May 9, 2018
Headliners Announced for 2018 Decorative Concrete Fair

Solomon Colors announces industry leading trainers for the Decorative Concrete Fair. Springfield, IL – The raw concentration of decorative concrete talent was one of the biggest draws for the 2017 Decorative Concrete Fair.

May 8, 2018
Pair of Fires in DC-area Reignites Concern with Combustible Building Materials

Firefighters in Prince George’s County, Maryland, and Fairfax County, Virginia, – suburbs of the Greater Washington, DC Metropolitan area – responded to a pair of fires that broke out around 1 p.m.

May 3, 2018
LED Job Site Achieves One Hundred Million kWh Saved Milestone

Lind Equipment – leaders in portable LED lighting for construction companies – has announced that their award-winning LED Jobsite solution has reached a significant milestone that benefits users and the community at-large.

May 2, 2018
ICRI Releases Historic Compensation Study

Via surveys of more than 300 firms throughout the United States, the International Concrete Repair Institute (ICRI) has completed and released a first-of-its kind study of compensation levels in the concrete repair industry.

May 2, 2018
KNAACK® Introduces Safety Kage™ Cabinet for Organizing and Securing Jobsite Safety Gear

KNAACK®, the trusted leader in tool storage and security, today introduced the Safety KageÔ Cabinet, an industry-first three section unit that provides jobsite safety for construction professionals and their critical gear and tools.

May 2, 2018