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Concrete SmartBrief

News and information that affects the concrete industry

Concrete SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: American Concrete Institute

Rail construction progresses with concrete placement

10/21/2014

  • MLive.com (Michigan) (free registration)

The first concrete placement was completed for a 3.3-mile rail construction project in Detroit. The 900 cubic yards of concrete were considered a "milestone" in the project. "We do significant pre-pou… Read More

AGC SmartBrief

News and information for general contractors

AGC SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: The Associated General Contractors of America

New construction starts up in Sept.

10/21/2014

  • BetterRoads.com

New construction starts are at their highest level in 2014, according to McGraw Hill Construction. New starts increased 10% last month, reaching a seasonally adjusted rate of $604.1 billion. Nonreside… Read More

PCI Building Industry SmartBrief

Buildings industry news for architects

PCI Building Industry SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: Precast/Prestressed Concrete Institute

Architect: Chicago Riverwalk project to use "a lot" of precast concrete

10/15/2014

  • Chicago Magazine online

Gina Ford is the landscape architect who designed the new Chicago Riverwalk, which is slated for completion in 2016. Among the building materials of choice was "a lot" of precast concrete for areas th… Read More