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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


  • 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

3 pipelines to be constructed along La.'s Gulf Coast


  • Tulsa World (Okla.)

SemGroup says it is going to build three 34-mile-long pipelines worth $500 million on the Gulf Coast in Louisiana. One pipeline will move crude to a refinery, while the other two will connect two refi… 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


  • 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