Concrete

  • Concrete Slab Showcase

    New to World of Concrete 2015, the Concrete Slab Construction Showcase will feature several examples of the newest techniques contractors can use to form, place, treat, or repair concrete on flatwork applications such slab-on-grade, elevated floors, and pavements.

     
  • Take the Dam Tour!

    Join the editors of CONCRETE CONSTRUCTION and THE CONCRETE PRODUCER magazines on an informative tour of the Hoover Dam bypass and the Mike O’Callaghan-Pat Tillman Memorial Bridge.

     
  • Western Star Tough Site Challenge

    Think you have what it takes to tackle the Western Star Tough Site Challenge course?

     
  • Building Successful Public Projects through Innovation, Sustainability, and Leadership

    This networking event provides the opportunity to share insights into how innovation, sustainability, and leadership results in success on public projects.

     
  • Quality in Concrete Slabs Luncheon and Forum

    Do you know everything you need to know about controlling slab shrinkage? Do you use chemical or mechanical methods?

     
  • Concrete Polishing Luncheon & Forum

    While the content provided in the presentation may be technical in nature, the forum, presented by Concrete Surfaces and Concrete Construction, is an industry networking event focusing on idea exchange.

     
  • Triad Award Call for Entries

    Hanley Wood’s Commercial Construction Group is seeking entries for the 2015 Triad Award, sponsored by Concrete Construction, The Concrete Producer, and Public Works magazines. This annual award honors outstanding publicly-owned concrete projects that demonstrate innovation, sustainability, and...

     
  • WEBINAR: Internal Curing of Concrete Pavements

    Learn how to both increase productivity on the grade and extend the life of finished pavements.

     
  • Pavement engineers: get 2 hours of continuing education credit

    On Sept. 4, the American Concrete Pavement Association and Concrete Pavement Technology Center launch the first of webinars sponsored by FHWA. Government employee discount.

     
  • Spray protects steel and concrete from corrosion

    Super Shield provides an extra layer of defense against moisture in caustic environments.

     
  • Culvert preservation tool

    Concrete Cloth flexible cement-impregnated fabric follows the contours of slopes, ditches, and culverts without forms and with minimal equipment.

     
  • Asphalt vs. concrete parking lots

    Aug. 6 webinar explains how to calculate total ownership cost (design, construction, and maintenance requirements) for each pavement type.

     
  • Curing pervious concrete: what's your take?

    A contractor and equipment owner argue over how important superabsorbant polymer (SAP) is to the future performance of pervious concrete. Who's right?

     
  • Modernizing an interstate

    Even after decades of use, the pavement was still in good enough condition to save, so UDOT elected to perform concrete pavement preservation (CPP).

     
  • Highway Materials Group Lauds Funding Plan

    The Highway Materials Group commends Sens. Chris Murphy (D-CT) and Robert Corker (R-TN) on their proposal to ensure future funding of the surface transportation system by increasing the federal motor fuels tax by 12 cents.

     
  • Seismic Repairs on the Oakland Bay Bridge

    The Bay Bridge project, which included removing and replacing a one-mile stretch of I-80 in San Francisco as well as building a transition structure at Yerba Buena Island between the eastern and western spans, is one of the largest public works projects in U.S. history.

     
  • Asphalt vs. concrete in trails and sidewalks

    Question: I am in the process of installing a wide sidewalk at our county nursing home. I would like something that’s durable and gives the best ride to the residents.

     
  • Placement begins. The mixture is spread along the straight edge that was prepared earlier. Note that the RCC is placed about 2 inches thicker than the material from yesterday so that it can be compacted that amount to end up at the same elevation.

    Suburb self performs RCC

    An Illinois public works department saves money with roller-compacted concrete. The material achieves high strength more quickly than conventional concrete pavement mixes.

     
  • Waterproofing Toronto's Strachan Avenue Tunnel

    Toronto public transit managers specify a new product and process in our April 2014 Project of the Month.

     
  • Energy-efficient trenching tool

    Rolling Wedge Cutter pulls rather than blasts asphalt and concrete apart.

     
 
 
 
 

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