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Concrete Industry Spotlight: The British Are Coming!

Cross-pollination is one of my favorite concepts to think about. (Isn’t it odd that one could have so much time on their hands!) It’s when an idea or a product from one industry is taken and used in an entirely new way by a person from outside that industry. The person from outside the industry sees the idea or product from a totally different perspective — and also has his or her own set of unique talents to add to the process.

Tips and Pitfalls of Fast-Drying, Self-Leveling Concrete Toppings

Fast-drying, self-leveling products are often the product of choice when leveling and topping new construction concrete floors — or resurfacing old concrete floors — in a fast-track environment, such as malls, retail spaces, restaurants, hotels, casinos, museums, showrooms and warehouses. But these products have advantages and disadvantages. Below are a […]

ZipWall’s Pioneering “Dust Wall” System Isolates Concrete Dust in Work Areas

It doesn’t matter how good your dust recovery system may be, but when it comes to working indoors a dust control barrier system is imperative to maintaining clean and happy customers. ZipWall is the award-winning product that offers an effective method to isolating the dust and debris that’s associated with concrete cutting, profiling, or other applications.

New Southwest concrete homebuilder show

The first Southwest Regional Concrete Home Builder Show is scheduled for September 5–6, 2002, in San Antonio, Texas. Permanent Buildings & Foundations magazine (www.permanent buildings.com) the business newsmagazine for the concrete builder and the Cement and Concrete Promotion Council of Texas have joined to launch the new show which will […]