Western Specialty Contractors Completes Façade Restoration Portion of Tower Modernization Project at Bon Secours Hospital

Western Specialty Contractors – Charlotte, NC Branch was a proud participant in the Tower Modernization project at Bon Secours Health System’s St. Francis Downtown hospital in Greenville, SC. The Tower Modernization project, led by general contractor Vannoy Construction, included general facade repairs, replacement of all punched windows with a new […]

Portable Generator Manufacturers’ Association Unveils Safety Program Geared Toward Kids

Portable generators can be life-saving sources of power in times of emergency. Unfortunately, when used improperly, they can also be deadly. It’s never too early to start educating people about the safe, proper use of these tools, which is why the Portable Generator Manufacturers’ Association (PGMA) is releasing a portable […]

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The Benefits of Fiber Reinforcement in Decorative Concrete

Fiber-reinforced concrete is an increasingly popular choice for flatwork and elevated construction—from precast and ready-mix concrete to shotcrete. Fibers make concrete resistant to cracking from plastic and drying shrinkage, leading to a durable product with a longer lifespan. Some fiber types even greatly reduce construction time and, in some applications, […]

CIM Program Seeks Donations for 2024 Auction at World of Concrete

The Concrete Industry Management (CIM) program is a business-intensive program that awards students with a four-year Bachelor of Science degree in Concrete Industry Management. The group is seeking donations for their 2024 CIM Auction that will take place at World of Concrete. Organizers have scheduled the auction for Wednesday, Jan. […]

Protective Eyewear for Workers Who Need Corrective Lenses

A worker who wears corrective lenses is not exempt from wearing proper eye protection. Typical corrective eyeglasses don’t provide the necessary impact and side protection of work-grade spectacles and goggles. These workers could wear over-the-glasses (OTG) protective eyewear. But, for a less-bulky, maximum-comfort solution, there is the new Brass Knuckle […]

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Desert Polymer Flooring Expands to Las Vegas

Desert Polymer Flooring, a trusted distributor of high-performance concrete coatings, equipment and supplies, announced its Las Vegas location will open August 31 – the fourth location serving the Southwest United States. With an established footprint in Southern California, Arizona and Southern Utah, the new Nevada store will fulfill the increasing […]

Laticrete Launches 254 Platinum Plus

Laticrete, a leading manufacturer of globally proven construction solutions for the building industry, has introduced 254 Platinum Plus, a high-performance, lightweight thin-set adhesive mortar that builds on the strengths of the original 254 Platinum. This new formula features a lighter, creamier consistency for greater workability and an impressive 60-minute open […]

American Concrete Institute’s New Mid-Atlantic Resource Center

The American Concrete Institute (ACI) is opening a third Resource Center, located in Columbia, MD, to serve Mid-Atlantic based communities in the concrete industry. The new ACI Resource Center — Mid-Atlantic will help meet the increased demand for ACI knowledge through hands–on training, educational offerings, and on–demand access to ACI […]

Western Specialty Contractors Restoring Façade of Historic Stutz Motorcar Factory

Western Specialty Contractors – Indianapolis, IN Branch has the honor of restoring the masonry facade of The Stutz, the historic Stutz Motorcar Company factory in Downtown Indianapolis, as part of a multi-million-dollar renovation project. The Stutz complex was built in 1911-1912 by Harry Stutz who produced cars there until 1935 […]