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Concrete SmartBrief

News and information that affects the concrete industry

Concrete SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: American Concrete Institute

Portable concrete plant floats at Tappan Zee Bridge site

7/22/2014

  • Journal News (White Plains, N.Y.) (tiered subscription model), The

This month saw the arrival of a portable concrete plant at the construction site of New York's Tappan Zee Bridge project. The barge-mounted plant could help save money and eliminate the need to haul c… Read More

AGC SmartBrief

News and information for general contractors

AGC SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: The Associated General Contractors of America

Survey reveals optimism about the economy

7/22/2014

  • Time.com

Employers reported increasing wages in the second quarter and optimism about the future of the economy, according to research from the National Association for Business Economics. "We've been hearing … Read More

PCI Building Industry SmartBrief

Buildings industry news for architects

PCI Building Industry SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: Precast/Prestressed Concrete Institute

NYC's under-construction Four Seasons hotel and residences

7/16/2014

  • Downtown Express (New York)

Activity on the new Four Seasons tower in New York City continues, as crews aim for a June 2016 completion. Night work will erect the precast panels for the 82-story building. Designed by Robert A.M. … Read More