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Concrete SmartBrief

News and information that affects the concrete industry

Concrete SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: American Concrete Institute

Concrete spillway construction set to begin at Ala. dam

11/26/2014

  • Cullman Times (Ala.)

Erosion control work is almost complete at the $110 million Duck River Dam in Alabama, and construction is about to begin on the concrete spillway. When complete, the reservoir will contain a 640-acre… Read More

AGC SmartBrief

News and information for general contractors

AGC SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: The Associated General Contractors of America

Government to propose tougher smog rules

11/26/2014

  • Fort Worth Star-Telegram (Texas)

The Environmental Protection Agency reportedly plans to announce a stricter standard for the amount of smog-forming pollution in the air. The EPA is reportedly targeting a range of 65 to 70 parts per … Read More

PCI Building Industry SmartBrief

Buildings industry news for architects

PCI Building Industry SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: Precast/Prestressed Concrete Institute

Precast concrete panels, brick adorn exterior of 5-story apartment

11/25/2014

  • Urban Milwaukee

Construction of Avenir, a five-story apartment building with 104 units and first-floor retail space designed by Legat Architects, is on track for completion next year in Milwaukee. The building's faca… Read More