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NRMCA endorses performance-based criteria

The National Ready Mixed Concrete Association Board of Directors has endorsed the voluntary use of performancebased specifications for U.S. ready mixed concrete applications. This effort, coined the Prescription-to- Performance (P2P) Initiative, calls for design engineers to seriously consider incorporating performance-based criteria in job specifications as an alternative to prescriptive requirements […]

Liquid stone adds strength and beauty

The Mr. Granite QPC Quartz Polymer Coating System — a high-build waterborne system consisting of three separate waterproof components — is both a beautiful granite finish and a durable monolithic surface. It combines excellent chemical and impact resistance with non-slip characteristics from its cultured quartz stone content. It is also […]

Ahal Contracting wins global award (and more)

Ahal Contracting Co. Inc., located in St. Louis, Mo., recently received the Outstanding Bomanite Project Worldwide, Gold Award 2002 from the Bomanite International Society for the paving installation at the Ameristar Casino, St. Charles, Mo. The casino paving included a 40,000-square-foot streetscape, a 4,000-square-foot sports bar floor and an 8,000-square-foot […]