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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 […]

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. […]

polymer-modified cement floor in a geometric bright pattern

A Primer on Polymer Cement: An In-Depth Look at the Basics

The use of polymer-modified cement products in the decorative concrete industry is common practice. Unfortunately, these products are also commonly misunderstood. What they are, how they work, what they do — “There are a lot of misconceptions about polymers,” observes Stan Stratton, director of technology development at L.M. Scofield’s West […]