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System for Self Consolidating Concrete – Water-reducing admixtures

An advanced System for Self Consolidating Concrete (SCCS) has been introduced by Grace Construction Products. Central to the system is Grace’s new ADVA® Series of high-efficiency polycarboxylate superplasticizers. ADVA Cast 530 is a single component, highrange water-reducing admixture that produces superfluid SCC without segregation and achieves high early compressive strength. […]

Blastrac Ride-on shot blast system

The Blastrac® GPX 10-18 is a propane-powered, rideon shot blast cleaning system that strips, cleans and profiles simultaneously. The environmentally friendly system features its own onboard dust collection system to control dust and contaminants. It is ideal for bridge deck repair, highway maintenance, line stripe removal, airport runway and tarmac […]

ASCC conference a success

The first annual conference of the American Society of Concrete Contractors was attended by 180 concrete contractors and their employees. Activities included seminars, roundtable discussions, architectural flatwork demonstrations and award presentations. Eugene H. Boeke Jr., former vice president of Atlanta-based Beers Skanska Inc., received a Lifetime Achievement Award at the […]

New name reflects expanded focus for Versatile

New name reflects expanded focus Versatile Deck Coatings has changed its name to Versatile Building Products. Due to increased growth in the areas of industrial and garage coatings, repair mortars and self-leveling underlayments, Versatile’s business and market reach has extended far beyond the waterproofing market that was its base for […]