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Polished Concrete Repair Products can be Artsy, Functional or Both

Polishing concrete on the surface (ha-ha again) seems reasonably straightforward. Buy the right equipment, attach diamond tooling, turn on the equipment and “mow” the concrete. Do this one row at a time and repeat with finer grits. However, there are almost always exceptions. In this tip, we’ll discuss what to […]

Demolition Company Operates North America’s Largest Brokk

Frederico Demolition is a leading New York-based demolition company. The company recently began operating the largest demolition robot in the North America construction market. The 24,361-pound (11,050-kilogram) Brokk 800S — designed and manufactured by Brokk, the world’s leading manufacturer of remote-controlled demolition machines — provides a 32-foot (10-meter) reach, and […]

A Tale of 2½ Whales:
Stenciled artwork, polished concrete enliven whale conservation headquarters

When Ocean Alliance Inc., a nonprofit organization dedicated to whale conservation, bought an old paint factory in Gloucester, Massachusetts, it began renovating the site’s copper mill for its headquarters. The old mill, where Tarr & Wonson Paint Manufactory made its revolutionary boat-bottom paint during the 19th century, was legendary. For […]

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ACI Foundation Now Accepting Fellowship and Scholarship Applications

The ACI Foundation announces that applications are now being accepted from graduate and undergraduate students for the 2022-2023 academic year. Four new fellowships and two new scholarships have been added, bringing the total of annual awards available up to 32. New awards include: Burg-Coleman Iowa State ‘77 ACI Fellowship Nicholas […]

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Elite-Cut Generation of Diamond Blades Launched by Husqvarna Construction

The new generation of Elite-Cut diamond blades is specifically for cutting specialists who demand top performance in their diamond tooling. By combining two innovative segment designs – the Exo-Grit and Z Edge – the new blades have increased cutting times and blade life. This new generation of Elite-Cut diamond tooling […]

Temporary Floor Protection Preserves the Shine Like No Other

Project superintendent Chris Hampton had never used Skudo floor protection products before the Turner Middle School project in Kansas City, Kansas. Now, he says, he won’t use anything else. “I heard about Skudo during superintendent meetings when we were discussing different products that could be used,” says Hampton, employed by […]

David Lange Announced as Executive Director of New Center of Excellence for Nonmetallic Building Materials

NEx: An ACI Center of Excellence for Nonmetallic Building Materials has hired Dr. David Lange as Executive Director. He will oversee all NEx operations and initially focus on identifying and recruiting new members interested in advancing nonmetallic building materials. Dr. Lange is a world-renowned construction material expert and Past President […]

Concrete Cutting Chain and Bar Launched by Husqvarna Construction Products

When contractors are making deep precision cuts in reinforced concrete structures, a handheld concrete chainsaw makes the day easier. To help aid the contractor, Husqvarna launches a new product concept for concrete cutting chain and bar, designed to match the high performance of Husqvarna concrete chainsaws. In many concrete cutting […]