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Garland Floor adds decorative coatings line

Garland Floor Co., a leading manufacturer of industrial floor coatings, has introduced a flooring line that combines beauty with functionality and durability. The new line, Decorative Flooring Systems, is ideal for industrial use, institutional facilities and commercial applications such as restaurants, lobbies, restrooms and kitchens. The floors protect against wear, […]

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 […]

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. […]