Latest

ACI elects new president

José M. Izquierdo-Encarnación, principal of Porticus, an engineering services company in San Juan, Puerto Rico, was recently elected president of ACI International (the American Concrete Institute). Izquierdo became the 80th president of ACI, a technical and educational society dedicated to improving the design, construction, maintenance and repair of concrete structures. […]

Software aids project management

Dexter + Chaney has released enhanced Project Management software for Version 11 of its Forefront Construction Management Software. Project Management bridges the gap between accounting staff and project managers by providing a standardized process for managing workflow. “At any given moment,” says Dexter + Chaney president John Chaney, “Forefront can […]

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 […]

Stampcrete Offers ADA-compliant Stamps

Stampcrete International Ltd. has a new ADAcompliant stamping tool for producing detectable warnings for curb ramps, crosswalks and transit platforms. Detectable warnings — and specifically, truncated domes — are now an ADA (Americans with Disabilities Act) requirement for detecting the boundary between the sidewalk and the street. Grooves, exposed aggregate […]