BMC Enterprises Inc. Expands Regional Footprint

BMC Enterprises Inc., the largest producer of aggregates and concrete in the St. Louis region, has acquired Stewart Concrete Products, headquartered in Halfway, Missouri. Additionally, the company created a strategic partnership with Stewart-Morrison Redi-Mix, Inc. based in West Plains, Missouri. These moves bring the company’s recent acquisitions to five in […]

Pre-grind Treatments Can Improve Polished Concrete’s Outcome

Polishing concrete on the surface (ha-ha) 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. How hard can this be? Well, that just might be the first problem. How […]

CIM Program Holds Successful Auction at 2021 World of Concrete

The National Steering Committee (NSC) for the Concrete Industry Management (CIM) program is a business intensive program. It awards students with a four-year Bachelor of Science degree in Concrete Industry Management. The group announced they raised more than $1.150 million in gross revenue at its annual auction. This successful auction took […]

Concrete Foundations Association Updates Market on Shortage of Form Ties

The Concrete Foundations Association (CFA) is the leading organization serving as the voice of cast-in-place contractors. Recently, the group provided an update related to the continued industry-wide effort to mitigate the current shortage of steel form ties across the North American markets. According to James Baty, Executive Director of the […]

Ultra Durable Technologies Adds New Member to its List of Distributors

Ultra Durable Technologies (UDT) has entered into a strategic agreement with United Surface Preparation (USP) that makes USP an authorized distributor of its innovative concrete coatings. United Surface Preparation is a leading specialty industrial distributor with a national reach. Headquartered in Anoka, Minnesota, with a second location in Tampa, Florida, […]

Hardwax Oil

Hardwax Oil From Interbuild Uniquely Certified as a Carbon and Climate Neutral Product

The wood treatment Hardwax Oil from Interbuild Global Distribution Ltd., contains no VOC (Volatile Organic Compounds). Additionally, it causes very little emissions of GreenHouse Gases. Early in 2021, globally acknowledged climate effect auditor South Pole performed a Life Cycle Analysis (LCA) of Interbuild’s Hardwax Oil. The group determined how much […]