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Concrete SmartBrief

News and information that affects the concrete industry

Concrete SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: American Concrete Institute

Concrete placement for arena starts today; will last a month-plus

1/23/2015

  • Sacramento Bee (Calif.) (free registration), The

The foundation of the Sacramento Kings new arena begins today. For the next month or so, hundreds of concrete trucks will headed to the site each day, around the clock, to deliver the necessary materi… Read More

AGC SmartBrief

News and information for general contractors

AGC SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: The Associated General Contractors of America

Laptop batteries last 22 hours

1/23/2015

  • Sourceable

Building information modeling and augmented reality have added to the need for laptops on jobsites. Now, computer and battery makers are helping out, with some of the latest laptops capable of carryin… Read More

PCI Building Industry SmartBrief

Buildings industry news for architects

PCI Building Industry SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: Precast/Prestressed Concrete Institute

Renderings: Callebaut's eco-utopian vision of a Paris of the future

1/21/2015

  • Gizmodo

Vincent Callebaut of Paris-based Vincent Callebaut Architecture, has shared his eco-utopian vision of a Paris that is green and sustainable, which features residential towers that have thermal and pho… Read More