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Slag-to-cement facility marks first anniversary

Lafarge North America’s South Chicago grinding facility has successfully completed its first year of operations, producing a threeway win for Lafarge, steel manufacturer Ispat Inland Inc. and the environment. The innovative site uses an environmentally friendly process that converts slag — a byproduct of steel manufacturing — into a premium […]

Longer finishing trowels from Marshalltown

Marshalltown’s new extended-length finishing trowels can increase the area finished with every stroke. Each tool extends the trowel’s blade length by either 2 or 4 inches over comparable concrete finishing trowels. The extended trowels come with different types of handles, including wood and DuraSoft, and either highcarbon steel or blue […]

Super-Krete presents penetrating sealer

Super-Krete International, a manufacturer of renewal, restoration and protective surfacing systems for concrete, introduced a new product, Pene-Krete, at the AIA National Convention and Expo in May. Pene- Krete is a penetrating sealer that waterproofs any portland cement-based substrate and prepares surfaces for coating. It is recommended for use where […]