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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.

Build Your Future Florida Established to Expand the Qualified Construction Workforce

Recognizing the need to address the shortage of skilled craft professionals in Florida, the Construction Workforce Taskforce partnered with Build Your Future to establish Build Your Future Florida. With a wide range of information to help people interested in pursuing a career in the construction industry, Build Your Future Florida aims to provide a collaboration between construction associations, employers and government to satisfy the increased demand in skilled construction workers by attracting interested applicants.

June 17, 2019
Trade Association Leaders Provide Insights at TACA Annual Meeting

The Texas Aggregate & Concrete Association (TACA) – the leading state trade association for the aggregate, concrete, cement and associated industries –welcomed more than 360 attendees to its 65th Annual Meeting June 12-14, 2019 at the Gaylord Hotel in Grapevine, Texas.

June 17, 2019
ASCE Seeks Comments on Updated Professional Standard

ASCE will conduct a public comment period on the update to ASCE/CI 71-XX Identifying Quantifying and Proving Loss of Productivity. The public comment period will be held from June 12, 2019 to July 29, 2019.

June 13, 2019
Announcing Changes in Executive Leadership at Texas Bomanite

Chandler Balch and Tyler Balch have taken over the day to day responsibilities of managing Texas Bomanite. Chandler’s new role as President / Principal will include Field Operations oversight, while Tyler will be responsible for Estimating and Project Management in addition to the Financial Operations. Scott has moved into the role of Chairman.

June 13, 2019
ASV Bolsters Dealer Network in First Quarter of 2019

ASV Holdings Inc., an industry-leading manufacturer of all-purpose and all-season compact track loaders and skid steers, added new dealers to its dealer network in Q1 of 2019 — King Hydraulic Inc. and Barry Equipment Co. Inc., plus a location for Northwoods Hydraulic & Equipment Inc.

June 13, 2019
Seven Safety Tips to Protect Construction Workers From Extreme Heat

Summer is a great time for construction work, but a brutal time for construction workers.Excessive heat and sun exposure pose significant dangers, such as sunburn, dehydration, heat cramps, heat exhaustion and heat stroke. Every year, construction workers become ill on the job and some even lose their lives due to heat exposure.

June 12, 2019
Shotcrete Contractor Education and Shotcrete Inspector Education Programs to be Offered in Fall 2019

The American Shotcrete Association (ASA) is pleased to offer two education seminars in Fall 2019. The Shotcrete Contractor Education program covers best practices by the contractor for quality shotcrete construction and will be available at ASA headquarters, Farmington Hills, Mich., Sept. 28, 2019.

June 12, 2019
Atlantic County New Jersey Board of Freeholders Supports Stronger Building Standards

The Atlantic County Board of Freeholders voted unanimously to support a piece of legislation making its way through the New Jersey state legislature, which seeks to improve safety standards and building materials for new low and mid-rise lightweight construction.

June 11, 2019
New Fire Safety Measure Garners Praise in Los Angeles

Gloria Colazo, Vice-Chair of the Board of Directors, St. Jude Health Centers and International Director - Business Associations for the El Salvador Chamber of Commerce, endorses a new fire safety ordinance introduced by Council members Bob Blumenfield and Monica Rodriguez.

June 10, 2019
Introducing the Husqvarna LP 9505

The new LP 9505 is a powerful, easy-to-operate trench compactor that delivers superb productivity in demanding trench compaction jobs. Whether in steep, tight or loose soils, the LP 9505 will get the job done on time.

June 7, 2019
Brian Barnes joins PROSOCO from Helifix

Brian Barnes is the new sales manager for Prosoco's masonry anchoring products, including masonry restoration anchors and wall ties. The anchoring system of products is part of PROSOCO’s recent acquisition of Construction Tie Products.

June 7, 2019
ACI Symposium Releases Online Courses

The American Concrete Institute has added two online, on-demand courses to its ACI University: Ward R. Malisch Concrete Construction Symposium Parts 1 and 2. The courses cover information on concrete constructability issues in honor of Dr. Ward R. Malisch, a former senior managing director and an Honorary Member of ACI. Malisch is presently concrete construction specialist for the American Society of Concrete Contractors.

June 6, 2019
John Buser Lost at Sea

John Buser of Dust Collection Products was declared lost at sea in the San Diego area on April 20. He set sail on his sailboat April 17 and never returned. After his unmanned boat was found off the coast of Point Loma, an extensive search involving multiple agencies was launched. After three days, it was called off.

June 5, 2019
Franchises Now Available for Concrete Log System Dealers

Everlasting Concrete Logs, a family-owned and -operated business in Texas that developed a concrete logcladding system for interiors and exteriors, is now offering franchise opportunities nationwide.

June 5, 2019
Western Specialty Contractors Launches New Website

Western Specialty Contractors has launched a new website with several enhancements aimed at improving overall navigation and customer interaction.

June 5, 2019
Brokk Introduces the MMB326 Hydraulic Drifter Rock Drill

Brokk, the world’s leading manufacturer of remote-controlled demolition machines, delivers a sleek, low-profile design and impressive power-to-weight ratio with the new MMB326 hydraulic drifter rock drill attachment from TEI Rock Drills.

June 5, 2019
Build with Strength Applauds Los Angeles City Councilmembers in Motion to Strengthen Building Codes

Los Angeles City Councilmember Bob Blumenfield, along with Councilwoman Monica Rodriguez, introduced “Building a Safer Los Angeles,” a motion to strengthen fire safety standards.

June 5, 2019
American Society of Concrete Contractors Publishes 44th Position Statement

The American Society of Concrete Contractors, St. Louis, MO, has published its forty-fourth Position Statement, “Measuring Air Content in Non-Air-Entrained Concrete.”  ASCC Position Statements clarify the concrete contractors’ point of view for architects, engineers, owners and others.

June 5, 2019
Sundek Releases SunLastic Water Proofing System

Sundek, an industry leader in decorative concrete coatings since 1970, expands line to include decorative waterproofing solutions. Waterproofing membranes are now available with Sundek’s extensive line of decorative coatings suitable for all commercial and residential applications.

June 4, 2019
Western Specialty Contractors Offers Advice on Conducting Exterior Property Inspections

Building owners and managers often struggle with determining when and how often to perform exterior property inspections. An essential part of sustaining an attractive property and minimizing risk, inspections conducted at the right frequency and schedule are an important element for a property’s overall success.

June 4, 2019