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Topcon Podcast Looks at Current State of Construction Industry, Opportunities for Growth and More

The latest installment in the Topcon podcast series “Topcon Talks Construction” is now available. Hosted by Murray Lodge, senior vice president of Construction for Topcon Positioning Group, the podcast covers a number of topics ranging from the current state of economic recovery in the U.S. and North America to building […]

Guide to the Design and Construction of Concrete Toppings for Buildings

Guide to the Design and Construction of Concrete Toppings for Buildings

The American Society of Concrete Contractors (ASCC), St. Louis, MO, has announced that the ASCC Education, Research & Development Foundation has published “Guide to the Design and Construction of Concrete Toppings for Buildings.” The authors are Scott M. Tarr, PE, FACI; Ronald L. Kozikowski, PE; and Matthew J. Sheehan, PE. […]

Impact versus Polish:
UDT’s Impact Sealer is a Real Win on Concrete and Terrazzo

Because of its smoothness and seemingly low-maintenance requirements, polished concrete floors are being requested by increasingly more homeowners and architects. However, this traditional method involves multiple steps of diamond grinding and polishing. Overall, polishing is very invasive. It starts with rougher-grit diamonds and moves to finer grits to achieve a […]

ACI Foundation Raised Over $1 Million

ACI Foundation Raised Over $1 Million for Scholarships, Research and Technology

Through generous donations from ACI members, and the concrete industry, the ACI Foundation raised $1 million. Jeffrey W. Coleman, President of the American Concrete Institute (ACI) announced the challenge to raise $1 million in October 2020, during his term as president. To date, the generous contributions  contributed to the ACI […]

David Shepherd

CRSI’s David Shepherd Awarded at American Concrete Institute Convention

The Concrete Reinforcing Steel Institute announces their Midwest Region Manager, David Shepherd, AIA, has received the Concrete Sustainability Award by The American Concrete Institute (ACI). He was selected for the recognition for his “…exemplary achievement, groundbreaking research, and service to ACI and the concrete industry.” In his role at CRSI […]

CycloneSense Smart Monitoring Technology

Metso Outotec Launches CycloneSense Smart Monitoring Technology

Operating conditions in the hydrocyclone process have a direct impact on plant availability and on grinding and flotation circuit efficiency. To help ensure continuously optimal hydrocyclone operation, Metso Outotec is introducing CycloneSense, a smart measurement system that provides direct, continuous, and reliable online monitoring of the hydrocyclone air core. “In […]