December 2020 – Online Exclusive

Aerial view of the Kennedy Center

Kennedy Center Pavilions Outshine Competition for ACI Excellence Award

Featuring architectural concrete of utmost quality, three pavilions exquisitely extend the presence of the Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts. Aptly called The Reach, the inviting trio in Washington, D.C., consists of the Welcome, Skylight and River pavilions. “The buildings are strikingly white,” says Yvonne Nelson, then the formwork manager […]

Introducing Plextone Liquid Chips, An Alternative to Color Vinyl Chips for Seamless Flooring

Seagrave Coatings Corporation, the noted manufacturer of coatings for aerospace, industrial and furniture products, has invented Plextone Liquid Chips. Plextone Liquid Chips are a revolutionary game-changer that is vastly superior to traditional vinyl chips. The genesis of the of this system occurred when Seagrave Coatings Corporation became aware that the […]

HIDE Skimmer Cover

Concrete Countertop Solutions Now Selling HIDE Skimmer Covers

Concrete Countertop Solutions Inc., creators of the Z Counterform and Z Poolform Systems will now be stocking and selling a revolutionary new product from HIDE Skimmer Covers. HIDE Covers are designed to have any surface material installed into the cover. This enables it to blend into the landscape, creating both […]

A concrete driveway that is sealed with Decra-Seal

Decra-Seal Natural Brings Out the Natural Beauty of Concrete

Ever since W.R. Meadows launched Decra-Seal Natural in 2018, it secured a unique niche in the penetrating concrete sealer category. The sealer, designed especially for decorative concrete applications, both enhances concrete’s color and repels water. “Without putting a wet look on concrete, it pops the color,” says Jim Becker, product […]

ACI Award winner

ACI names 2020 award winners of Excellence in Concrete Construction

The American Concrete Institute has named the 2020 ACI award winners for Excellence in Concrete Construction. They were honored Oct. 26 during the Institute’s Virtual Concrete Convention. Taking the highest honor was the Kennedy Center expansion project in Washington, D.C. This expansion project, known as The Reach, includes three new […]