Heavy Construction

Concrete SmartBrief

News and information that affects the concrete industry

Concrete SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: American Concrete Institute

Contractor uses RFID to monitor concrete curing


  • RFID Journal

Shimmick Construction is in charge of the concrete placements for the TransBay Transit Center in San Francisco. The company used active ultrahigh-frequency radio-frequency identification to monitor cu… Read More

AGC SmartBrief

News and information for general contractors

AGC SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: The Associated General Contractors of America

Energy Transfer Partners proposes Bakken crude pipeline


  • Charlotte Observer (N.C.), The
  • Des Moines Register (Iowa) (tiered subscription model), The

Energy Transfer Partners is proposing to construct a 1,100-mile pipeline that would cross through 17 Iowa counties to transport at least 320,000 barrels of crude oil per day from North Dakota's Bakken… Read More

PCI Building Industry SmartBrief

Buildings industry news for architects

PCI Building Industry SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: Precast/Prestressed Concrete Institute

Clark Art Institute blends with landscape using concrete, granite walls


  • Architectural Digest magazine
  • Wallpaper.com

The $145 million Clark Art Institute in Williamstown, Mass., is officially open. The 140-acre project was handled by three architects -- Tadao Ando, Annabelle Selldorf and Gary Hilderbrand. It boasts … Read More