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Concrete SmartBrief

News and information that affects the concrete industry

Concrete SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: American Concrete Institute

Officials to use smog-absorbing concrete to reduce air pollution

9/29/2014

  • Buffalo News (N.Y.), The

Titanium dioxide will be added to concrete used in pavements and buildings at the Buffalo, N.Y., plaza of the Peace Bridge in an attempt to reduce air pollution. Additional trees and shrubs will also … Read More

AGC SmartBrief

News and information for general contractors

AGC SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: The Associated General Contractors of America

Simonson: Builders are more confident as construction employment grows

9/29/2014

  • Columbus Dispatch (Ohio), The

Three factors are key to the recent growth in construction employment: the increase in demand for multi-family residential projects; the shale boom; and the Panama Canal's expansion, according to Ken … Read More

PCI Building Industry SmartBrief

Buildings industry news for architects

PCI Building Industry SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: Precast/Prestressed Concrete Institute

Fordham building at Lincoln Center features precast panels

9/25/2014

  • New York Times (tiered subscription model), The

Cladding of precast concrete panels is part of the facade of undulating arcs in Fordham University's newly opened law school and residence hall building at Lincoln Center. The design by Pei Cobb Freed… Read More