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Concrete SmartBrief

News and information that affects the concrete industry

Concrete SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: American Concrete Institute

Massive amounts of concrete to anchor Tappan Zee Bridge

12/16/2014

  • Journal News (White Plains, N.Y.) (tiered subscription model), The

Two floating batch plants are responsible for transforming cement, slag and other materials into the concrete needed for the $3.9 billion Tappan Zee Bridge in New York. So much concrete will be needed… Read More

AGC SmartBrief

News and information for general contractors

AGC SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: The Associated General Contractors of America

Charlotte, N.C., breaks ground on first office tower since the recession

12/16/2014

  • Charlotte Observer (N.C.), The

A 25-story office tower -- the first to break ground since the recession -- is being built in uptown Charlotte, N.C. The 630,000-square-foot tower called 300 South Tryon will "drive growth by providin… Read More

PCI Building Industry SmartBrief

Buildings industry news for architects

PCI Building Industry SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: Precast/Prestressed Concrete Institute

Architectural, structural precast among materials for new arena at Ole Miss

12/10/2014

  • Construction Equipment Guide

Architectural and structural precast are some of the materials being used to build what will become the University of Mississippi's "front door along All-American Drive that [will] be a capstone for O… Read More