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The Arbor Day Foundation and CONEXPO-CON/AGG, IFPE Partner to Support Vital Forest Ecosystems Through Tree Planting

The Arbor Day Foundation today announced a partnership with CONEXPO-CON/AGG and the International Fluid Power Exposition (IFPE), the largest construction trade show in North America. Together the organizations will work to plant over 130,000 trees, one for every show registrant, in US forests of greatest need. For the past 50 […]

Penetron

Penetron Provides Waterproofing and Durability for Below-Grade Concrete Structures in North Carolina

The Legacy Heritage Apartments in Wake Forest, North Carolina, welcomed their first residents in August 2022. Thanks to previous success in similar residential projects, the Penetron System was specified as the optimal concrete waterproofing solution. Wake Forest is a charming southern town about forty minutes northeast of Raleigh and part […]

Yanmar Compact Equipment Introduces Next Generation Mini Excavators

Yanmar Compact Equipment introduces a new generation of its ViO17 and ViO25 mini excavators. The ViO17-1E and ViO25-6B are upgraded for improved operator comfort, convenience and ease of use while retaining Yanmar equipment’s reputation for high performance and reliability in tight spaces. The ViO17-1E is best suited for residential work, […]

ACI Publishes Updated Guide to Selecting Proportions for Normal-Density and High-Density Concrete

The American Concrete Institute has released an updated version of ACI PRC-211.1-22: Selecting Proportions for Normal-Density and High-Density Concrete—Guide. This guide to concrete proportioning provides background information on, and a procedure for, selecting and adjusting concrete mixture proportions. The update is a significant and timely major revision of the guide. […]

Awards

CRSI Announces 2022 CRSI HONORS Recognition Program Recipients

The Concrete Reinforcing Steel Institute is proud to announce the results of their biennial CRSI HONORS design and construction awards program. Ten projects were selected to receive recognition from the numerous entries submitted. Project entries were evaluated on the basis of Satisfaction of owner objectives, Development of innovative solutions, Maximizing […]

Minnesota Community Specifies Penetron for Safe Drinking Water Treatment Plant

Completed in August 2022, the new Robbinsdale Water Treatment Plant in Robbinsdale, Minnesota, provides the community with an increased water treatment capacity – and softer water. PENETRON ADMIX SB, a crystalline concrete waterproofing admixture, was specified to increase the durability of all the plant’s concrete structures. An inner ring suburb […]

industry forecast

ARA Forecast Remains Bullish on Equipment Rental Revenue Growth

Today’s economic indicators are mixed and uncertain, but all continue to point toward significant growth for equipment rental revenue in the U.S. according to the latest quarterly update of the five-year forecast released by the American Rental Association (ARA). The update, released Aug. 3, projects equipment rental revenue, including the […]