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Concrete SmartBrief

News and information that affects the concrete industry

Concrete SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: American Concrete Institute

Video: Pair "mixes" it up for ALS Ice Bucket Challenge

8/27/2014

  • KGO-TV (San Francisco)

Bags of ice were poured into the charge hopper of a concrete mixer, and then a mother and son stood in front of the main chute -- all for the Ice Bucket Challenge to benefit amyotrophic lateral sclero… Read More

AGC SmartBrief

News and information for general contractors

AGC SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: The Associated General Contractors of America

AGC, SmartBrief poll looks at skilled worker shortage

8/26/2014

  • SmartBrief/SmartBlog on Leadership

The Associated General Contractors of America and SmartBrief recently conducted a poll among contractors on the subject of skilled labor shortages. The survey revealed more than 60% of respondents had… Read More

PCI Building Industry SmartBrief

Buildings industry news for architects

PCI Building Industry SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: Precast/Prestressed Concrete Institute

New dorm building features "collegiate gothic" style

8/20/2014

  • Chicago Sun-Times (free registration)

The new Beacon Hall at Valparaiso University in Indiana will be home to 290 sophomore students returning to the campus. Featuring a "collegiate gothic" style, the dorm was constructed using precast an… Read More