Terra CO2 Technology Announces First Commercial-Scale Plant to Decarbonize Cement Production

Terra CO2 Technology, the scalable low-carbon alternative for cement production, announced today that it has entered into a definitive agreement with Asher Materials for an exclusive market license of Terra’s first commercial-scale advanced processing facility. Under the agreement, Asher Materials will acquire the plant, based in the Dallas-Fort Worth market, […]

Penetron Technology Helps Rejuvenate an Architectural Jewel in Brasilia

The US$ 65 million repair and renovation of the Honestino Guimarães Bridge (ex-Costa e Silva Bridge) in Brasilia, Brazil, was completed in September 2023. The Penetron System of crystalline concrete waterproofing products was specified to restore and waterproof the bridge’s damaged concrete elements. The Honestino Guimarães Bridge (ex-Costa e Silva […]

Western Specialty Contractors Completes Façade Restoration Portion of Tower Modernization Project at Bon Secours Hospital

Western Specialty Contractors – Charlotte, NC Branch was a proud participant in the Tower Modernization project at Bon Secours Health System’s St. Francis Downtown hospital in Greenville, SC. The Tower Modernization project, led by general contractor Vannoy Construction, included general facade repairs, replacement of all punched windows with a new […]

Portable Generator Manufacturers’ Association Unveils Safety Program Geared Toward Kids

Portable generators can be life-saving sources of power in times of emergency. Unfortunately, when used improperly, they can also be deadly. It’s never too early to start educating people about the safe, proper use of these tools, which is why the Portable Generator Manufacturers’ Association (PGMA) is releasing a portable […]

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The Benefits of Fiber Reinforcement in Decorative Concrete

Fiber-reinforced concrete is an increasingly popular choice for flatwork and elevated construction—from precast and ready-mix concrete to shotcrete. Fibers make concrete resistant to cracking from plastic and drying shrinkage, leading to a durable product with a longer lifespan. Some fiber types even greatly reduce construction time and, in some applications, […]

CIM Program Seeks Donations for 2024 Auction at World of Concrete

The Concrete Industry Management (CIM) program is a business-intensive program that awards students with a four-year Bachelor of Science degree in Concrete Industry Management. The group is seeking donations for their 2024 CIM Auction that will take place at World of Concrete. Organizers have scheduled the auction for Wednesday, Jan. […]

Protective Eyewear for Workers Who Need Corrective Lenses

A worker who wears corrective lenses is not exempt from wearing proper eye protection. Typical corrective eyeglasses don’t provide the necessary impact and side protection of work-grade spectacles and goggles. These workers could wear over-the-glasses (OTG) protective eyewear. But, for a less-bulky, maximum-comfort solution, there is the new Brass Knuckle […]