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Concrete SmartBrief

News and information that affects the concrete industry

Concrete SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: American Concrete Institute

New Neb.-Iowa bridge built on concrete, steel piers

10/22/2014

  • Iowa Public Radio

Construction was recently completed on a $115 million bridge between Nebraska and Iowa. "It was a challenge working in the river," said Scott Nixon, a construction engineer with the Iowa Department of… Read More

AGC SmartBrief

News and information for general contractors

AGC SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: The Associated General Contractors of America

Researchers study use of scrap rubber in roads

10/22/2014

  • MichiganRadio.org

Michigan Technological University researchers are studying the potential use of scrap rubber in asphalt as a way to improve road conditions. "Research reported that crumb rubberized asphalt can reduce… 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