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Concrete SmartBrief

News and information that affects the concrete industry

Concrete SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: American Concrete Institute

Study: OSHA silica proposal would cost industry $5B per year

3/27/2015

  • USGlass News Network, The

The Occupational Safety and Health Administration has proposed new standards for silica exposure. A study by the Construction Industry Safety Coalition found that OSHA's proposal underestimated the re… Read More

AGC SmartBrief

News and information for general contractors

AGC SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: The Associated General Contractors of America

Dominion Power plans to build $1B power plant

3/27/2015

  • Electric Light & Power online
  • Richmond Times-Dispatch (Va.)

Nat-gas fired power plant

Dominion Power wants to build a $1 billion gas-fired power plant on the Greensville/Brunswick county lines in Virginia. The project would be finished in 2019 and would create as many as 1,000 construc… Read More

PCI Building Industry SmartBrief

Buildings industry news for architects

PCI Building Industry SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: Precast/Prestressed Concrete Institute

Mo. interstate could become high-tech highway with precast slabs

3/26/2015

  • KMBC-TV (Kansas City, Mo.)

Interlocking, precast concrete slabs outfitted with smart connections could transform Interstate 70 in Missouri into a high-tech highway. The smart connections would be used to let drivers know of roa… Read More