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Concrete SmartBrief

News and information that affects the concrete industry

Concrete SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: American Concrete Institute

Video: Pair "mixes" it up for ALS Ice Bucket Challenge


  • KGO-TV (San Francisco)

Bags of ice were poured into the charge hopper of a concrete mixer, and then a mother and son stood in front of the main chute -- all for the Ice Bucket Challenge to benefit amyotrophic lateral sclero… Read More

AGC SmartBrief

News and information for general contractors

AGC SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: The Associated General Contractors of America

S.C. lawmaker affirms MOX construction is more than 60% complete


  • Aiken Standard (S.C.)

Construction of the Mixed Oxide Fuel Fabrication Facility at the Department of Energy's Savannah River Site in South Carolina is 63% complete, said Rep. Joe Wilson, R-S.C. "There's a lack of certainty… Read More

PCI Building Industry SmartBrief

Buildings industry news for architects

PCI Building Industry SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: Precast/Prestressed Concrete Institute

New dorm building features "collegiate gothic" style


  • Chicago Sun-Times (free registration)

The new Beacon Hall at Valparaiso University in Indiana will be home to 290 sophomore students returning to the campus. Featuring a "collegiate gothic" style, the dorm was constructed using precast an… Read More