ACI News: Info available on cementitious products

A new publication from the ACI, titled “Report on Thin Reinforced Cementitious Products,” summarizes information on reinforcement, manufacturing methods, engineering properties, and applications of thin reinforced cementitious products. Special emphasis is placed on durability and fire resistance of thin reinforced cementitious products, in addition to other properties such as strength, […]

NRMCA News: Luther to head RMC foundation

The RMC Research Foundation has named Julie Luther as its executive director. Luther comes to the foundation with extensive experience with the ready mixed concrete industry and not-for-profit organizations, most recently as senior vice president of the NRMCA. Her role as RMC executive director will include outreach to allied organizations, […]

Manufacturer Profile: QC Construction Products, Madera, California

Started in 1992 in Madera, Calif., QC Construction began life as a regional supplier of decorative concrete raw materials — colors, hardeners, release powders — to contractors in central and southern California. The company blossomed in the mid-’90s when contractors and homeowners alike discovered that there was more to concrete than mere shades of gray.