Chris Ball joins Vector Corrosion Technologies

J. Christopher Ball has rejoined Vector Corrosion Technologies as director, sales and marketing. Ball will be responsible for coordinating and overseeing all specification, sales, and marketing efforts for Vector, a leading supplier of products and services for corrosion mitigation in concrete structures. He will be based out of the Medina, […]

Stencil Concrete with Stencil Systems Inc.

Creative contractors looking for new ways to boost their profits and differentiate their work would be wise to check into the stencils available from Stencil Systems Inc. and its distributors. Headquartered in Sandy, Utah, Stencil Systems is part of the Decorative Technologies Group, an Australia-based company that manufactures and supplies […]

From Concrete Mountains to Concrete Mine Shafts

Near Lake Tahoe, a 24-foot tall mountain gushing numerous waterfalls, pools, and a meandering stream winding through the grounds. On the side of the mountain you can see an old, abandoned mineshaft with a rusted railcar on the siding. Birds fly from tree branch to streamside as water gently splashes over rocks. It certainly looks and sounds real, but it’s not.

Keep Concrete Work Beautiful by Choosing the Correct Concrete Sealer

Match the sealer to the job, and let your work shine! Concrete sealers help protect and beautify concrete work. But choosing the right one from a bewildering assortment of products is not always easy. Making the best selection depends on several factors: the application, desired aesthetics and maintenance requirements. Knowing the basics can help you make the right choice for each project.

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 […]