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Concrete SmartBrief

News and information that affects the concrete industry

Concrete SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: American Concrete Institute

Prestressed concrete speeds up bridge construction

5/22/2015

  • Concrete Construction

The Wisconsin Department of Transportation used prestressed concrete elements on a bridge project, significantly reducing construction time. Piers and caps were precast and shipped to the site, where … Read More

AGC SmartBrief

News and information for general contractors

AGC SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: The Associated General Contractors of America

Mich. DOT looks at drones to do road inspections

5/22/2015

  • The Trucker

The Michigan Department of Transportation spent 18 months studying the use of drones to inspect roads. It determined that the drones could collect data more quickly than humans, be more cost-effective… Read More

PCI Building Industry SmartBrief

Buildings industry news for architects

PCI Building Industry SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: Precast/Prestressed Concrete Institute

Precast essential to senior facility's expansion project in Las Vegas

4/29/2015

  • Las Vegas Review-Journal

Precast concrete elements as well eco-friendly and recycled materials are all part of the upgrades at the Parkdale Recreation & Senior Center in Las Vegas. The project incorporated some material from … Read More

AGC Risk Management SmartBrief

Construction risk management news

AGC Risk Management SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: The Associated General Contractors of America

IFAC thought looks at integrating risk management into operations

5/12/2015

  • Accounting Today

 "From Bolt-on to Built-in" is a new thought paper that looks at the benefits of properly integrating risk management into organizational operations developed by the International Federation of Accou… Read More