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Concrete SmartBrief

News and information that affects the concrete industry

Concrete SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: American Concrete Institute

Concrete, other building materials still being improved


  • GovTech.com

Concrete and wood have been around for centuries as building materials, but are still being improved through technology and innovation. Engineers are looking at different material to reinforce concret… Read More

AGC SmartBrief

News and information for general contractors

AGC SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: The Associated General Contractors of America

118-year-old rail bridge in Conn. will be replaced


  • DailyVoice.com

The 118-year-old Walk Bridge in Norwalk, Conn., carries more than 140 trains a day across the Norwalk River, and will be replaced by a new bridge estimated to cost about $465 million. The project cou… Read More

PCI Building Industry SmartBrief

Buildings industry news for architects

PCI Building Industry SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: Precast/Prestressed Concrete Institute

Photos: Prestressed concrete panels "print a message" in museum's skin


  • Dezeen magazine

White, prestressed, perforated concrete panels clad the two extensions of a museum in Spain, and "seem to print a message in the skin of the building," say the architects of Estudio Arquitectura Hago.… Read More