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Concrete SmartBrief

News and information that affects the concrete industry

Concrete SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: American Concrete Institute

Innovative technology: Carbon fiber grid strengthens precast piles

9/18/2014

  • BetterRoads.com

Altus Group is ready to launch a newly patented technology as part of its CarbonCast product line, which uses a carbon fiber reinforced polymer grid to strengthen precast concrete bridge piles. The te… Read More

AGC SmartBrief

News and information for general contractors

AGC SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: The Associated General Contractors of America

Groundbreaking ceremony held for Atlanta Braves' new home

9/18/2014

  • San Francisco Chronicle (free content)
  • New York Times (tiered subscription model), The

The groundbreaking ceremony for the Atlanta Braves' new stadium took place on Tuesday, and the team announced it will be called SunTrust Park. The 41,500-seat stadium in Georgia's Cobb County is set t… Read More

PCI Building Industry SmartBrief

Buildings industry news for architects

PCI Building Industry SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: Precast/Prestressed Concrete Institute

Ariz. courthouse is a concrete gem of sustainability in the desert

9/16/2014

  • ArchDaily.com

Aside from the prominent use of concrete for this project, with special features such as bollards and benches, the 60,000 square foot building of the John M. Roll Courthouse in Yuma, Ariz., is designe… Read More