APB Survey Indicates Positive Outlook for Homebuilder Market Despite Possible Recession

The Association of Professional Builders (APB), a leading business coaching service for custom home builders, with members in the United States, Canada, Australia and New Zealand, today provided additional insights on the homebuilder market in light of a possible recession that U.S. economists are predicting. While construction material costs, labor […]

Brass Knuckle Brass Knuckle Knee Pads for Heavy- and Light-duty Work

When jobs literally bring workers to their knees, appropriate knee pads are critical. It’s about a lot more than comfort, too. It’s about protecting against musculoskeletal disorders (MSDs) and extending careers. Jobs that rely on kneeling to perform tasks – think construction, roofing, masonry, and others – can put workers […]

Sustainable Farm & Spa Oasis South of Nashville Uses Penetron for Enhanced Durability

The Southall Farm complex, an authentic working farm with an inn, restaurant, and spa just outside of Nashville, TN, welcomed its first guests in July 2022. PENETRON ADMIX SB, a crystalline waterproofing admixture, was specified to protect the Farm’s below-grade concrete structures from high groundwater levels. Southall Farms is located […]

ASV Introduces New Yanmar-Powered RT-50 Featuring More Power and Comfort

ASV Holdings Inc., an industry-leading manufacturer of all-purpose and all-season compact track loaders and skid steers, introduces a new generation of the company’s RT-50 Posi-Track® loader, now powered by a Yanmar engine. The new machine boasts an impressive-for-its-size 53.8 horsepower, up a full 8% from the previous model. The repowered […]

Holcim US Becomes Founding Member of Blue Sky Maritime Coalition, Takes Net Zero Mission to Sea

Holcim US announced its designation as a founding member of the Blue Sky Maritime Coalition as it advances its mission to build a net zero future. As a founding member of the Coalition, Holcim unites with other industry stakeholders to seek ways to achieve zero-carbon emissions through various work streams, […]

Laticrete Appoints Sharon La Riviere to Manager, Digital Marketing

Laticrete, a leading manufacturer of globally proven construction solutions for the building industry, has promoted Sharon La Riviere to Manager, Digital Marketing. Having most recently served as Senior Digital Marketing and Search Engine Marketing (SEM) Strategist, La Riviere will now lead the digital marketing communications function for all business segments […]

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ASCC Publishes 46th Position Statement

The American Society of Concrete Contractors (ASCC), St. Louis, MO, has published its forty-sixth Position Statement, “Water-Cementitious Material Ratio for Concrete to Receive a Trowel Finish.” ASCC Position Statements clarify the concrete contractors’ point of view for architects, engineers, owners, and others. Position Statement #46 explains that the ACI 318-19 […]

ACI Foundation Now Accepting Fellowship and Scholarship Applications

The ACI Foundation is now accepting applications from graduate and undergraduate students for the 2023-2024 academic year. Four new fellowships and three new scholarships have been added, growing the total annual awards available to 38. New awards include: JoAnne K. and Cecil L. Jones Carolinas Fellowship (graduate or undergraduate) Bernard […]