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PCA forecast: Cement consumption to see growth through 2016

Wayne Grayson - Sep 29, 2014

PCA forecast: Cement consumption to see growth through 2016

According to the latest forecast from the Portland Cement Association (PCA), cement consumption in the U.S. will see steady gains over the next three years. As far back as the World of Concrete show in January and again in the Spring, PCA chief economist ...

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Saw Seal Machine saws, cleans and seals multiple joints in new concrete

Amanda Bayhi - Feb 14, 2014

Saw Seal Machine saws, cleans and seals multiple joints in new concrete

Saw Seal has introduced its Saw Seal Machine, which saws, cleans and seals multiple joints simultaneously in new concrete pavement. Unveiled at World of Concrete last month, the machine features a blade-only contact method that controls cracking as the concrete cures. The ...

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‘Booth babes’ and the S.T.E.A.M. professions

Tina Grady Barbaccia - Jan 27, 2014

‘Booth babes’ and the S.T.E.A.M. professions

I spent this past week (Jan. 20-24) covering World of Concrete 2014 in Las Vegas to learn about the latest technology, see new and updated equipment and talk with manufacturers, contractors and agency transportation professionals. My goal was to enhance my ...

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VIDEO: MMFX’s ChromX 4100 provides high-strength steel alternative when corrosion resistance isn’t needed

Tina Grady Barbaccia - Jan 24, 2014

VIDEO: MMFX’s ChromX 4100 provides high-strength steel alternative when corrosion resistance isn’t needed

Irvine, Calif.-based MMFX Steel Corporation’s uncoated, high-strength steel and corrosion resistant product, MMFX2, has been used successfully throughout the transportation industry. However, not all projects need corrosion resistance so the company saw a need to develop a high-strength steel without corrosion ...

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Terex Bid-Well adds barrier brackets, swing leg and universal hydraulic crown to 4800 paver

Tina Grady Barbaccia - Jan 24, 2014

Terex Bid-Well adds barrier brackets, swing leg and universal hydraulic crown to 4800 paver

Paving contractors can now get closer to a barrier to get the job done with Terex Bid-Well’s addition of barrier brackets to its 4800 paver. These brackets also pick the rail off of the deck and assist with finishing and ...

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Caterpillar offers sneak peek at hydraulic coupler prototype during World of Concrete

Tina Grady Barbaccia - Jan 23, 2014

Caterpillar offers sneak peek at hydraulic coupler prototype during World of Concrete

Caterpillar spent some time with Better Roads at World of Concrete 2014 talking about the company’s new hydraulic tilting coupler, which is set for release this summer, according to Greg Worley, market development engineer for Cat. A prototype of the still-unnamed ...

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IGGA: Agencies specifying diamond saw-cut textures to solve smoothness, noise and safety issues

Tina Grady Barbaccia - Jan 22, 2014

IGGA: Agencies specifying diamond saw-cut textures to solve smoothness, noise and safety issues

As transportation authority specifiers place more emphasis on smoother, quieter and safer roadways and fewer construction delays, diamond saw cut textures are being used to reduce roughness, noise and friction of pavements, bridges and runways, John Roberts, executive director of ...

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Honda showcases GXR120 Rammer engine at World of Concrete

Amanda Bayhi - Jan 22, 2014

Honda showcases GXR120 Rammer engine at World of Concrete

At its World of Concrete booth, Honda Power Equipment is showcasing its GXR120 Rammer engine, which is designed for heavy-duty rammer applications. The GXR120 has a displacement of 121 cc and can power 110- to 175-pound rammers at various altitudes. Designed for ...

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Mack Trucks unveils air disk brake option for vocational trucks at World of Concrete

Amanda Bayhi - Jan 21, 2014

Mack Trucks unveils air disk brake option for vocational trucks at World of Concrete

Mack Trucks unveiled an air disc brake option for it’s vocational trucks Tuesday at World of Concrete, our sister site Equipment World reports. The new brake option is designed to offer better stopping power and resistance to fade, as well as ...

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CIM program to host 9th annual auction at World of Concrete

Amanda Bayhi - Jan 20, 2014

CIM program to host 9th annual auction at World of Concrete

The Construction Industry Management (CIM) program will host its ninth annual auction at World of Concrete. The auction will take place Wednesday, January 22 in the North Hall Room N262 of the Las Vegas Convention Center. The silent auction will be ...

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See you at World of Concrete

Tina Grady Barbaccia - Jan 20, 2014

See you at World of Concrete

I’m off to Las Vegas today not for the gaming and bright lights, but to cover the World of Concrete show (although I’m sure I’ll find some time to sneak an early morning run down Las Vegas Boulevard and a ...

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Cool-Crete Technology Group to intro Cool-Crete concrete at World of Concrete

Amanda Bayhi - Jan 17, 2014

Cool-Crete Technology Group to intro Cool-Crete concrete at World of Concrete

Cool-Crete Technology Group LLC will introduce its new Cool-Crete concrete at World of Concrete next week. The company says the concrete eliminates the harmful effects of hydration, offers longer life and improves appearance by eliminating the need for expansion cuts. Cool-Crete -- ...

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