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Published on 5/1/2018

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Concrete news for the week ending April 30

Concretebroker brings you all the latest concrete news stories from around the world

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Hotel of concrete pods proposed by WSP for remote locations

Dezeen-5 hours ago

Engineers from WSP are working with architects at Innovation Imperative to create a carbon neutral modular hotel made from groups of concrete pods. Created by engineering firm WSP's new in-house design studio and David Ajasa-Adekunle's architecture practice, the project called Tetra Hotel is currently at ...

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Graphene Makes Concrete Stronger While Reducing Carbon Emissions

CleanTechnica-20 hours ago

Concrete is one of the most widely used building materials in the world, but it also is responsible for about 5% of all global carbon dioxide emissions according to the Earth Institute at Columbia University. Those emissions result directly from the conversion of limestone into cement and indirectly by burning fuel to heat the ...

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Adding graphene 'an absolute game-changer' for concrete

Architects Journal-4 hours ago

In contrast to earlier experiments using nanotechnology, which focused on modifying the constituent elements of concrete such as cement, the new technique uses suspensions of graphene in water. This method produced a high yield of defect-free 'nanoengineered' concrete which has proved to be more than twice as ...

First concrete poured at Kursk II

World Nuclear News-30 Apr 2018

First concrete was poured yesterday into what will become the foundations for the nuclear island buildings of unit 1 of the Kursk II nuclear power plant in western Russia. This is the first of the VVER-TOI (typical optimised, with enhanced information) design nuclear reactors.

Global Decorative Concrete Market Analysis, Growth, Trends ...

Business Wire (press release)-30 Apr 2018

There has been a widespread adoption of stamped concrete in commercial buildings and hotels for flooring activities. Stamped concrete provides aesthetic appeal to the floors as various textures, designs, patterns, and logos can be imparted to it. It is easy to maintain, skid-resistant, and has high strength, and can withstand ...


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US Concrete Announces First Quarter 2018 Results

PR Newswire (press release)-30 Apr 2018

For the first quarter of 2018, the net loss attributable to U.S. Concrete was $3.9 million, or $0.23 per diluted share, compared to net income attributable to U.S. Concrete of $6.9 million, or $0.42 per diluted share, in the first quarter of 2017. Adjusted Net Income from Continuing Operations was $3.0 million, or $0.18 per diluted ...

US Concrete swings to loss
MarketWatch-30 Apr 2018


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Aldi's £24.99 concrete lamp is a double for the Oliver Bonas light ...

The Sun-30 Apr 2018

Aldi's £24.99 concrete lamp is a double for the Oliver Bonas light… and £70 cheaper. Oozing Scandi style and sophistication, Aldi has come to the rescue again with an on-trend concrete lamp that costs just £24.99. By Lydia Hawken. 30th April 2018, 12:51 pm. Updated: 30th April 2018, 1:07 pm. CONCRETE is the cool, ...

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NMSU headed to 'National Concrete Canoe Competition'

KRQE News 13-14 hours ago

LAS CRUCES, N.M. (KRQE) - A canoe made from concrete may sound impossible, but not for a team of local engineering students. Students on New Mexico State University's civil engineering team won first place in this month's Regional ConcreteCanoe Competition. They'll now move on to the national competition in San ...

NMSU's concrete canoe team earns first place at regionals, advances ...
International-KRWG-17 hours ago

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Why concrete barriers are the wrong move for Canadian cities after ...

Toronto Star-17 hours ago

HALIFAX—Concrete barriers went up Wednesday at Toronto's Union Station to protect pedestrians after the city's deadly van attack. Last year, Fredericton, N.B. spent $400,000 putting concrete bollards around their legislature, and some European cities have spent millions on similar work. Halifax has done the opposite.

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Centre, provinces take concrete steps to wipe out terrorism: Ahsan

The Nation-8 hours ago

Interior Minister Ahsan Iqbal says the federal and provincial governments are taking concrete measures to eliminate terrorists and their facilitators from the country in cooperation with law enforcement agencies, reported by Radio Pakistan. He was talking to Hazara Community members at their camp, set up near Balochistan ...

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Adding graphene 'an absolute game-changer' for concrete, says ...

Architects Journal-4 hours ago

In contrast to earlier experiments using nanotechnology, which focused on modifying the constituent elements of concrete such as cement, the new technique uses suspensions of graphene in water. This method produced a high yield of defect-free 'nanoengineered' concrete which has proved to be more than twice as ...

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Montreal company pioneers carbon-negative concrete

Montreal Gazette-29 Apr 2018

Cement production is one of the world's leading sources of carbon dioxide emissions, accounting for as much as 10 per cent of global emissions, according to a 2014 study by the Netherlands Environmental Assessment Agency. Most of that cement is used to make concrete. While methods have been developed to reduce ...

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President pledges concrete policies for better salaries

Focus Taiwan News Channel-4 hours ago

Taipei, May 1 (CNA) President Tsai Ing-wen (蔡英文) vowed on Labor Day on Tuesday to roll out concrete policies to raise salaries and improve the workplace ... She said the government has already taken the lead by raising salaries for its employees and will continue to come up with concrete measures for increasing ...

Taiwan President pledges concrete policies for better salaries
International-Taiwan News-1 hour ago

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Motorcycle no match for wet concrete

Burlington Hawk Eye-10 hours ago

Work on East Agency Street was interrupted briefly Monday afternoon when a motorcycle became stuck in some freshly poured concrete. A motorcyclist intent on crossing Agency Street from the south bypassed traffic cones and made it across two of the road's four lanes before driving his motorcycle into a section of wet ...

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Sloping concrete volumes form open-air chapel in Slovenian village

Dezeen-28 Apr 2018

Rows of seats supported on simple stalks project from slanted concrete volumes to create a grandstand at this open-air chapel designed by Enota, in the Slovenian village of Skorba. Ljubljana-based architecture studio Enota designed the structure to be a new social hub for the village near Slovenia's oldest town, Ptuj.

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Concrete pole crash splits Lamborghini in two

Aberdeen Evening Express-8 minutes ago

One Lamborghini driver in America can consider themselves lucky to be alive, after a crash into a concrete pole split their supercar in half. The incident took place in Fairfax County, Virginia on Thursday night. It's not clear how the accident occurred, but the aftermath is – with the Lamborghini Huracan's mid-mounted engine ...

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Driver dies when car collides head-on with concrete truck

KWTX-16 hours ago

GATESVILLE, Texas (KWTX) Justin Maywald, 27, of Wichita Falls died early Monday when his car crossed the center line on State Highway 36 in Coryell County and collided head-on with a loaded Freightliner concrete truck. The accident happened at around 7:20 a.m. Monday just north of the Gatesville city limits. Maywald ...

1 dead after head-on collision with concrete truck
Local Source-The Killeen Daily Herald-16 hours ago

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Luciano Kruk combines blackened wood with concrete for Equestrian ...

Dezeen-29 Apr 2018

The concrete – which is textured by the imprints of wooden boards and is a popular aesthetic in Argentina – forms the roof, floor and interior walls of the single-storey house ... A pair of chairs face a wood-burning stove built into a board-marked concrete volume at the other end of the room, which houses the bathroom inside.

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New Map Celebrates Toronto's Concrete Architecture

ArchDaily-29 Apr 2018

Concrete Toronto Map is the latest addition to Blue Crow Media's series of architectural guides. The London-based publisher collaborated with ERA Architects editorial team and Jason Woods photography to detail 47 of Toronto's concretebuildings and structures. © Jason Woods + 9 · Save this picture! © Jason Woods.

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Polavaram: concrete result achieved, says government

The Hindu-18 hours ago

Concrete work at the Polavaram Project has gathered pace with more than one lakh cubic metres being achieved in a month, according to a press release from the government. Chief Minister N. Chandrababu Naidu congratulated the contractors and the officials at the 58th virtual review of the Polavaram Project at the ...

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Naked man throws concrete gutter through woman's window, police say

KSL.com-13 hours ago

She quickly closed her front door and then heard a loud bang and the sound of breaking glass," said West Valley police spokeswoman Roxeanne Vainuku. The man had thrown a concrete rain gutter that was in the woman's front yard, through her front window, according to police. Officers used a police K-9 to track Spring ...

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Graphene-reinforced concrete offers a stronger, more durable option

Digital Trends-24 Apr 2018

Concrete isn't the sexiest building material, made up of little more than cement, water, and rocks. It's neither as strong as steel nor as flexible as wood, but without it our world would look a lot different. From sidewalks to skyscrapers, concrete plays a major role in construction, both inside and out. Now, researchers from the ...

Graphene 'super-concrete' could cut carbon emissions
New Civil Engineer-24 Apr 2018


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Ominous Views of Japan's New Concrete Seawalls

WIRED-26 Apr 2018

In 2011, a devastating tsunami crashed into the northeast coast of Japan, destroying entire villages, killing thousands and causing a meltdown at the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant. In the wake of the disaster, the Japanese government implemented a number of reforms, including relocating coastal villages to higher ...

More on US Concrete Q1 results

Seeking Alpha-20 hours ago

U.S. Concrete (USCR +1.4%) revenue grew 9.6% Y/Y to $327.8M. Aggregate products segment: Revenue +83.3% Y/Y to $32.7M, Adj. EBITDA margin declined 703 bps to 15.4%, sales price +14.1% Y/Y to $14.35 per ton and sales volume +71.3% Y/Y to 2.1M tons. Ready-mixed concretes segment: Revenue +5% Y/Y to ...

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Competition: win a map of Chicago's concrete architecture

Dezeen-27 Apr 2018

Concrete Chicago Map is a double-sided guide that details of over 50 concretebuildings and structures in the city's Downtown and surrounding areas. The foldout design has a map on one side marking the locations of the key building, which are then depicted in a series of black-and-white photographs on the reverse.

Developer buys land at business park, with key rezoning still to be ...

Triad Business Journal-1 hour ago

While it remains to be determined whether a speculative building and a concrete plant will ultimately be built there, a Greensboro-based development company has invested in land to accommodate the projects. According to public records, Samet Corp. recently purchased about 20 acres in Mebane's N.C. Commerce Park ...

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Unprovoked attack with concrete block results in 10-year prison term

Buffalo News-17 hours ago

At that point Fonville smashed the man in the face and head with a concrete brick. The man was critically injured and continues in his recovery after being in an induced coma for a month. Fonville pleaded guilty to assault in the first degree in March before Judge Michael Pietruszka. In addition to the 10-year prison term, the ...

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New line of R-LX concrete screw anchors

Fastener + Fixing Magazine-21 hours ago

Finding genuinely effective, quick and lasting anchoring for cracked and non-cracked concrete or hollowcore slabs, as well as in masonry substrates, brick or even timber, can prove to be a challenge for contractors and construction specialists – particularly when considering the growing requirements and increasing ...

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BPDA publish guide for concrete pipes and culverts

Planning & Building Control Today-3 hours ago

The guide titled '20 Reasons to Use Concrete', summarises the technical arguments around resistance to jetting pressure and sulphate attack; quality arguments focusing on consistent manufacturing standards and exceptional durability; site practice arguments considering safety and installed savings and outlines the ...

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Unless Concrete Steps Are Taken, North Korea's Denuclearization ...

JAPAN Forward (press release) (blog)-30 Apr 2018

Unless Concrete Steps Are Taken, North Korea's Denuclearization Statement is Mere Rhetoric ... joint North-South declaration, Prime Minister Shinzo Abe praised it as “a forward-looking move,” but he did not forget to point out that Japan strongly hopes to see North Korea to “take concrete actions” toward denuclearization.

Moon, Trump vow efforts to ensure US, NK agree on concrete ...
International-The Korea Herald-28 Apr 2018


Contractors must fix 1750 concrete panels in DC Metrorail's Silver Line ...

Construction Dive-22 hours ago

Officials with the Metropolitan Washington Airports Authority (MWAA), the agency in charge of building the Washington DC Metrorail's $5.8 billion Silver Line extension, and the project's lead contractor have identified 1,750 defective concrete panels used during station construction for the 11.4-mile line's $2.7 billion second ...

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A Lamborghini Huracán Hit A Concrete Light Pole So Hard Its Butt ...

Jalopnik-18 hours ago

If it looks like part of that Lamborghini Huracán was on fire at some point, it's because it was. Luckily, the fire has since been put out and all is (relatively) right again in the world. Last Friday night, the black Lamborghini crashed into a concrete light pole in Northern Virginia and split in half, its rear end separating quite cleanly ...

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Graphene reinforced concrete is twice as strong and four times more ...

Next Big Future-28 Apr 2018

“This new composite material is an absolute game-changer in terms of reinforcing traditional concrete to meets these needs. Not only is it stronger and more durable, but it is also more resistant to water, making it uniquely suitable for construction in areas which require maintenance work and are difficult to be accessed .

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Concrete Falls Off Truck Onto Moving Car In Mercer County

CBS Philly-3 minutes ago

MERCER COUNTY, N.J. (CBS) — West Winsor police have responded to a car accident on Route 1 in Mercer County, NJ. Police say a landscaping truck was traveling in Route 1's northbound direction when a portion of the truck's load broke off and struck a vehicle traveling behind it. concrete falls on moving car mercer ...

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Danish Pension Group Proposes 56 'Concrete' Initiatives to Ease ...

Chief Investment Officer-54 minutes ago

Rasmussen's team is recommending the implementation of 56 “concrete” initiatives. Key areas the proposals center on are direct European regulation and the Danish implementation of European regulation. Other concerns are proposals regarding national special rules and the supervision of the Danish Financial ...

Ghana: Work Begins On Tor-Tema Steel Works-Dvla Concrete Road

AllAfrica.com-30 Apr 2018

Vice President Dr Mahamudu Bawumia on Thursday, cut sod for work to begin on the construction of a concrete road in Tema, decades after a similar road construction--the Tema Motorway-- was undertaken in Ghana. The 5.4 km stretch of road--TOR-Tema Steel Works-DVLA Road--which is being undertaken by two local ...

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Pizzarotti replaces troubled concrete company at 161 Maiden Lane

The Real Deal-16 hours ago

After a series of construction delays and accidents, a new concrete subcontractor will takeover at Fortis Property Group's 161 Maiden Lane. The project's general contractor, Pizzarotti, replaced SSC High Rise Construction with RC Structures, documents filed with the city's Department of Buildings show. The change follows ...

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Concrete trucks swarm Christchurch Cathedral

Newstalk ZB-29 Apr 2018

A massive concrete pour is underway in the centre of Christchurch. After weeks of preparation, concrete trucks from all over the city are zeroing in on Cathedral Square. Eye-witness Ron told Newstalk ZB all the streets around the square have been shut off to allow the work to proceed. He says 120 loads of concrete are ...

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Crime Stoppers: Ingram Concrete Burglary

KFDX-18 hours ago

WICHITA FALLS - Crime Stoppers needs your help in solving a theft worth more than $16,000. On Saturday, April 21, at around 12:40 AM, Ingram Concrete was broken into at 1204 28th Street. Two pneumatic concrete blowers were stolen. If you have any information that could help authorities, call 322-9888 or ...

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Craving for the concrete..

Finextra (blog)-27 Apr 2018

All of the high-level deluges are also leading to a craving for more concrete steps. What should we do today? There are so many alternatives - and it should often be on a global scale. - Startups are bumblebees on steroids - in frantic search of the next juicy flower. But they have little resources for ecosystem standardization.

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Graphene 'a game-changer' in making building with concrete greener

The Guardian-23 Apr 2018

Concrete has been used as a building material since the Romans, some of whose concrete structures still stand today. It is the commonest building material, along with steel, but greenhouse gas emissions from concrete and cement-making remain stubbornly high, in part because of the energy used in their creation but also ...

Graphene used to make stronger, greener concrete
New Atlas-23 Apr 2018


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Global Concrete Paving Equipment Market Sales, Size, Share ...

Technical Progress-6 hours ago

An up-to-date research report 2018 has been disclosed by Market Research Hub highlighting the title “Global Concrete Paving Equipment Sales Market Report 2018” which provides an outlook for current market value as well as the expected forecast including Rate on Investment (ROI) together with the growing CAGR near ...

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Brdo-Brijuni Process: Summit in Sofia as a concrete expression of ...

European Western Balkans (press release)-30 Apr 2018

SKOPJE – The leaders of the Brdo-Brijuni Process emphasised their endorsment of the objective criteria for enlargement of the European Union with the members of the Brdo-Brijuni Process, where evaluating the individual merits is underscored and they welcomed the messages and concrete proposals from the ...

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Enormous concrete beams, footy derbies set to create traffic headaches

The Age-28 Apr 2018

If there was ever a weekend to leave your car in the garage, this could be it. That's because an enormous concrete 'u-trough' beam travelling across the city, the removal of a 600-tonne crane, the construction of a tunnel under the Maribyrnong and some football derbies are just some the events set to generate gridlock ...

Contractor botches Silver Line concrete

WTOP-26 Apr 2018

CHANTILLY, Va. (AP) — Concrete panels installed in the $2.6 billion project extending the D.C. region's Metrorail Silver Line to Dulles International Airport are not as durable as they should be. Thousands of areas along the extension will need to be dealt with. And some of the concrete will need to be completely thrown out, ...

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Conned student paid £650 for iPhone X and was delivered a box filled ...

Daily Mail-30 Apr 2018

A student who paid hundreds of pounds for an iPhone box filled with concrete wants to stop others falling victim to the scam. Newcastle University student Omar thought he had found a bargain when he discovered a new iPhone X for sale online priced at £650. Little did he realise that he was about to become the victim of a ...

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Talk of Legal Action, Escrow After Faulty Concrete Found in Metro ...

NBC4 Washington-26 Apr 2018

The concern has to do with concrete panels serving as walls for the new Metro stations. In some cases, the water-to-cement ratio is off, the steel inside the panels is not covered by enough concrete and there are insufficient safeguards for water to expand and contract. In all of these cases, water could penetrate the panels, ...

1700 Concrete Panels on DC's Overdue Silver Line Metro Extension ...
International-Reason (blog)-26 Apr 2018


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Major Concrete Issues Found in $2.7 Billion Silver Line Metro Extension

NBC4 Washington-25 Apr 2018

Significant concrete issues have been found in potentially thousands of locations along the second phase of the $2.7 billion Silver Line Metro extension in Northern Virginia, project officials say. The issues are raising serious questions about the durability of concrete and quality control in the largest transportation project in ...

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Whitby man, 29, dead after vehicle smashes into concrete guardrail in ...

CBC.ca-28 Apr 2018

A Whitby, Ont. man, 29, is dead after a vehicle believed to be travelling the wrong way on Highway 403 in Mississauga struck a concrete guard rail early Saturday. The fatal single vehicle crash occurred after the vehicle was reportedly travelling eastbound in the westbound express lanes through the city, north of Eglinton ...

Vehicle travelling wrong way on Hwy. 403 slams into concrete barrier ...
International-CTV News-28 Apr 2018

Letter: Concrete ways to help the homeless

Fredericksburg.com-12 hours ago

Some concrete ways to help the homeless. Our class at Grafton Village Elementary has been learning about helping the community with its needs, large and small. We decided to help Micah Ecumenical Ministries because they help the homeless, providing them with shelter and food. They also provide services to help the ...

Concrete pour

LA Observed-29 Apr 2018

Big high rise coming to Broadway downtown. Click on Gary's image to see it full sized. Take My Picture Gary Leonard appears weekly at LA Observed. More by Gary Leonard: Concrete pour · Mayor's State of the City · Dodger Stadium announcement · Kaleb Havins · Skid Row hunger strike. Previous blog post: Mayor's State ...

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Police: 70-year-old dies after crashing into concrete barrier on Route 58

WSET-22 hours ago

Police said Joseph Gordon Anderson, 70, was driving east on Route 58 around 12 p.m. Wednesday, April 25 when he ran off the left side of the road, overcorrected, lost control, and hit a concrete barrier. They said Anderson was not wearing his seatbelt and was taken to Wake Forest Medical Center. Police said Anderson ...

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Biker hit 'concrete object' in early morning collision in middle of Trunk ...

Gazette Live-5 hours ago

Emergency services were on the Trunk Road in Grangetown this morning after the collision involving a Yamaha motorbike. It is understood the biker hit a “concreteobject” that was lying in the middle of the road. A Cleveland Police spokesperson said: “We were called at around 7.34am to a report of a road traffic collision ...

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Ozinga receives best-use of ready mix awards from Wisconsin Ready ...

Aggregates Manager (blog)-30 Apr 2018

For this project, Ozinga partnered with contractor Next Level Concrete. The company also received the Commercial award for work on the 7Seventy7 building, a 34-story high rise that used 40,000 cubic yards of ready mix concrete. Ozinga partnered with contractor CD Smith Construction, architect Solomon Cordwell Buenz, ...

THE GAZETTE | Montreal company pioneers carbon-negative concrete

McGill Newsroom-29 Apr 2018

A Montreal startup founded by McGill grads has developed a carbon-negative method for making concrete that doesn't use cement, one of the world's largest sources of carbon emissions. Read more. Category: In the Headlines. Source Site: /newsroom. Tags: Carbicrete · cement · External · McGill grads · XPrize ...

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Lofty goals and rhetoric, no concrete details after Inter-Korean Summit

WUSA9.com-29 Apr 2018

Lofty goals and rhetoric, no concrete details after Inter-Korean Summit. Unable to load video. USA TODAY reporter Jim Michaels on the Inter-Korean Summit that took place this week that ended with promises of peace treaties and normalizations. This is not unprecedented, similar points have been reached before, but the ...

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Global Prestressed Concrete Strand (PC Strand) Sales Market Key ...

Technical Progress-16 hours ago

Recent industrial updates that emphasis on Prestressed Concrete Strand (PC Strand) Sales market and provides a qualified and systematic study. Forthcoming predictions for the Prestressed Concrete Strand (PC Strand) Sales market 2018. The report examines overall Prestressed Concrete Strand (PC Strand) Sales ...

Prestressed Concrete (PC) Wire And Strand Market Production ...
Med News Ledger-17 hours ago

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Stockport concrete specialist acquired by Irish group

The Business Desk-29 Apr 2018

A Stockport pre-cast concrete specialist has been acquired for an undisclosed sum by Irish firm FLI Group. Carlow Precast Concrete Engineering will now trade as FLI Carlow. The firm, based in Bredbury, works in the water, waste water, housing and energy sectors, providing pre-cast concrete structures for clients. It says it ...

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NMSU team cements spot in nationals for concrete canoe

Las Cruces Sun-News-28 Apr 2018

NMSU's concrete canoe team captured first-place honors at the American Society of Civil Engineers 2018 Rocky Mountain Student Conference Region 8 at the South Dakota School of Mines & Technology in early April. ASCE student conferences include professional and technical presentations, a business meeting, social ...

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One dead after vehicle vaults into creek, collides with concrete wall

KWCH-29 Apr 2018

(KWCH) According to the Kansas Highway Patrol, one man is dead after his vehicle went airborne and collided with a concrete wall. The crash happened late Saturday night on K18 in Russell County. Troopers say Gerald Thouvenelle, 67 of Russell, was driving his Ford F-350 westbound on the highway when the vehicle ...

Bituminous Concrete Paver Market Professional Growth Factors ...

Technical Progress-6 minutes ago

The qualitative research study conducted by HTF MI titled “Global Bituminous Concrete Paver Market Research Report 2018” provides primary Data, surveys, Scope of the Product and vendor briefings. The market dynamic forces have been determined after conducting a detailed study of the Global Bituminous Concrete ...

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The Dangote concrete road revolution

Blueprint newspapers Limited (blog)-20 hours ago

Coming on the heels of the Itori-Ibese concrete road, the gospel of the innovation has spread to Kogi state where a similar construction work linking Obajana with Kabba is ongoing. Driving the revolution is AG Dangote, the construction arm of the Dangote Group Plc. The 42.5km concrete road project was flagged off on ...

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Incredible concrete-and-glass home with undulating walls is up for sale

Curbed-27 Apr 2018

Curving concrete slabs calling to mind Brazilian modernism create an undulating roof line and floor plan that protrude into the woods and appear to float among the tree canopy, while floor-to-ceiling glass walls further the indoor-outdoor connection. Deep roof overhangs offer shade as well as cover for a deck, and the roof ...

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This 3D printed concrete house combines revolutionary tech with ...

Architecture and Design-11 hours ago

Massimiliano Locatelli of Italian studio CLS Architetti, in collaboration with Italcementi Heidelberg Cement Group, Arup and Cybe, has 3D printed a 100sqm house in just 48 hours at Milan's design festival, Salone del Mobile. Located at the Piazza Cesare Beccaria, 3D Housing 05 is the first 3D printed concrete house in the ...

Top 9 Concrete Colors Trending for 2018 Released from SureCrete

Markets Insider-30 Apr 2018

Their environmental neutrality makes them a superior choice for areas serving vulnerable populations like children or older adults. Unlike concrete paints, their penetrating qualities prevent peeling and sharply reduce both water-related damage and exposure to UV light. Acid-based stains developed to address some of the ...

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Concrete issues discovered in Silver Line extension project

FOX 5 DC-25 Apr 2018

HERNDON, Va. - There is concern over concrete panels installed in the $2.6 billion Silver Line project that will extend Metrorail service to Dulles International Airport. The Metropolitan Washington Airports Authority (MWAA), which is in charge of the project, said the agency and the general contractor discovered three issues ...

Silver Line officials rush to replace defective panels at five Phase 2 ...
Washington Post-25 Apr 2018

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Concrete Superplasticizers Global Market 2018 Key Players,Share ...

Industry Today (press release)-6 hours ago

Request a Sample Report @ https://www.wiseguyreports.com/sample-request/3109107-global-concrete-superplasticizers-market-research-report-2018. Geographically, this report is segmented into several key Regions, with production, consumption, revenue (million USD), market share and growth rate of Concrete ...

Concrete Superplasticizers 2018 Global Market Growth, Opportunities ...
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Concrete roads construction take off as veep cuts sod

Myjoyonline.com-26 Apr 2018

Vice President Dr Mahamudu Bawumia has cut the sod for work to begin on the construction of a concrete road in Ghana, decades after such a major undertaking in the country. Construction work on the 5.4 km stretch popularly called Tema Steel Works and DVLA road is expected to take 18 months and will be undertaken ...

Bawumia cuts sod for concrete roads
International-GhanaWeb-27 Apr 2018


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Proposals to improve Erie Bayfront Parkway aren't set in concrete

GoErie.com-28 Apr 2018

Transportation officials are looking at ways to rework the Bayfront Parkway at State Street to give pedestrians and cyclists easier access to Erie's waterfront. Lowering the parkway under State might be the best option, but there are issues to resolve before the project gets a green light. “The idea of lowering the Bayfront ...

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Denton Facing Costly Repairs Over Crumbling Concrete Streets

NBC 5 Dallas-Fort Worth-25 Apr 2018

The city of Denton is facing an expensive problem in many neighborhoods. Concretestreets are crumbling. Fixes have already cost more than four million dollars, and that number will only continue to rise. Since the first week of April, the daily routine on Eagle Wing Lane has been a noisy one. "Well, it's been a little hectic," ...

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Huddling on the concrete, they wait. Through the turnstiles is America.

CNN-30 Apr 2018

It's cold -- around 55 degrees Fahrenheit -- and men, women and children are lying shivering on concrete as rain begins to fall, wondering whether they should give up for the night. To their right, people have been coming and going freely through the turnstiles that lead to the US -- its billowing Stars and Stripes flag visible.

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Kono, Pompeo: N. Korea must take concrete steps

The Japan News-30 Apr 2018

Jiji Press AMMAN (Jiji Press) — Foreign Minister Taro Kono and his U.S. counterpart, Mike Pompeo, agreed on Monday that North Korea needs to take concrete actions toward its complete, verifiable and irreversible nuclear dismantlement. The ministers reached the agreement when they met in Amman for the first time ...

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Caption This!: 'It's a concrete jungle out there'

The Durango Herald-29 Apr 2018

Herald Staff Report. Durango Herald Facebook reader Carolyn Jones submitted this week's winning Caption This! headline: “It's a concrete jungle out there.” This week's photo was sent in by Eric Janes, who took a picture of Lego artwork at the War Memorial Museum in Auckland, New Zealand. A photo for next week's ...

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Concord Man Dies In Solo Crash Into Concrete Divider On ...

SFGate-30 Apr 2018

WALNUT CREEK (BCN). A 22-year-old Concord man died early Sunday morning in Walnut Creek when he crashed his vehicle into a concrete divider off of northbound Interstate Highway 680, officials with the California Highway Patrol said. The CHP said its officers came upon the crash at 4:02 a.m. Sunday near the ...

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Glowing Stock's Review – US Concrete (NASDAQ:USCR)

Nasdaq Journal-1 hour ago

Shares of U.S. Concrete (NASDAQ:USCR) closed the previous trading session at $58.45, experiencing a change of -0.26% with 1,078,183 shares trading hands. The stock holds an average trading capacity of 364.53K shares for the past three months. When we compare its current volume with average for the same time of ...

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Studio Gang unveils scalloped concrete condo tower for Brooklyn

Dezeen-19 Apr 2018

US firm Studio Gang has revealed a 51-storey residential tower in Brooklyn, featuring scooped concrete windows and a curved elevated park. Newly released images show the 11 Hoyt development, which the firm's New York studio has designed for the site of a former car park, next to the Macy's store in Downtown ...

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Introducing new concrete surface hardener and moisture barrier ...

Architecture and Design-8 hours ago

Envirosystems Technologies has recently introduced a new concrete surface hardener and moisture barrier, Enviro CSH. A single component, ready-to-use, spray applied surface hardener, Enviro CSH penetrates into concrete and masonry substrates to provide waterproofing protection against wear and water ingress.

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Time for Woodward work, Manchester United transfer 'certain', track ...

Sport Witness-29 Apr 2018

Martial is a 'concrete track' for Juventus, yet they're worried about competition which doesn't have a lot proof backing up its existence. Oh, and that €40m fee. A Manchester United exit is certainly possible, but surely not on those terms. Tuttosport have been reporting that good relations between Ed Woodward and Beppe ...

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Town centres being destroyed as countryside covered in concrete

Isle of Man Today-28 Apr 2018

'What is clear right now is that the trend of hollowing out the town centres, sucking out their viability and vitality whilst we simultaneously concrete over the Manx countryside, has continued since 2016 and, if anything, the trend is accelerating,' he warned. 'Do you want to be responsible for placidly accepting this continued ...

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Highway 401 collision shows 'no time to waste' for concrete barrier ...

CBC.ca-25 Apr 2018

... Build the Barrier grassroots group. Storey's friend Sarah Payne and her five-year-old daughter, Freya Payne, of London, were killed in a crossover collision on the highway in 2017. Storey is now leading a group that wants concrete barriers placed along the section of Highway 401 that runs between London and Tilbury.

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The 'dangerous concrete jungle' yard at St Patrick's Primary School

Daily Echo-29 Apr 2018

"WE have been forgotten." Those are the words of a Southampton head teacher who is launching a campaign to turn a "concrete jungle" into a haven for his pupils. Michael Lobo, head teacher at St Patrick's Primary School says some children at his school have never been to a park - and have no access to green space.

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Vallejo Billboards Protesting Cement Factory Send Concrete Message ...

CBS San Francisco Bay Area-27 Apr 2018

VALLEJO (KPIX 5) — New billboards send a concrete message to Vallejo city leaders: approve the cement plant near the mouth of the Napa River and get voted out of office. Opponents of the proposed cement factory paid for two billboards in Vallejo, one near the ferry terminal on Tennessee Street and the other on Couch ...

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Newcastle student paid hundreds for iPhone X box filled with ...

ChronicleLive-28 Apr 2018

A student who paid hundreds of pounds for an iPhone box filled with concrete wants to stop others falling victim to the scam. Newcastle University student Omar thought he had found a bargain when he discovered a new iPhone X for sale online for £650. Little did he realise that he was about to become the victim of a ...

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Graphene Can Make Stronger, Greener Concrete

Builder Magazine-27 Apr 2018

Scientists have found a way to create concrete that is stronger, more water-resistant and eco-friendly than the traditional material, reports New Atlas writer Ben Coxworth. Graphene, which Coxworth says is the "wonder material" composed of a one-atom-thick sheet of linked carbon atoms, is the world's strongest manmade ...

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International conference on sustainable concrete

Times of Malta-28 Apr 2018

Materials and Structures were the main topics of an international conference on sustainable concrete held recently at the Valletta Campus of the University of Malta. The conference was organised by the International Federation for Structural Concrete (fib) together with the Faculty for the Built Environment at the University of ...

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Mapping Chicago's Concrete and Brutalist Buildings

Hyperallergic-24 Apr 2018

Iker, who also serves as director of MAS Studio, provides a brief introduction to concrete architecture in Chicago — a city perhaps known more for its pioneering use of steel to construct the first modern skyscrapers. Works by Goldberg and Walter Netsch (of Skidmore, Owings & Merrill, or SOM), he writes, were among the ...

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"Buildings are the most concrete clue to how tech giants are reshaping ...

Dezeen-23 Apr 2018

The biggest and most concrete are found not in any online platform, but in their buildings. This is the contention of a timely exhibition at Ikon in Birmingham, UK by the British artists Langlands & Bell, whose practice has long been concerned with what architecture reveals about how people, societies and nations operate and ...

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You Can Actually Fake a Concrete Wall

Architectural Digest-11 Apr 2018

Living in a concrete home is highly sought after these days. The cool look makes a solid backdrop for 'gram-worthy pics, plus there's a certain amount of street cred that comes with living in an unfinished space and saying IDGAF to traditional surfaces. Then again, the thought of spending a chilly morning or entire five-month ...

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Polar Insulation has the best solution for settling concrete!

KFGO-27 Apr 2018

Need a permanent solution for settling concrete issues? Polar Insulation has brought something new to the Fargo-Moorhead area: polyurethane foam! Whether it's a Quonset, driveway, sidewalk, patio, porch... this will be half the price of replacing that concrete! IN THIS PODCAST: Jason Christopherson from Polar Insulation ...

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Why bamboo and earth are better than steel and concrete after a ...

Marketplace.org-25 Apr 2018

When Nepal's twin earthquakes hit three years ago, entire Himalayan villages disappeared beneath tons of earth and rock. Hindu temples dating back to the 10th century shattered into shards of carved wood and stone. Urban glass and steel buildings toppled. But seven miles from the first epicenter, a three-room public ...

Concrete renewal techniques extend pavement life

Construction Dive-25 Apr 2018

​Implemented last year and continuing in 2018, the city's Concrete Street Rehabilitation Program uses concrete pavement preservation (CPP) techniques to rehabilitate and renew concrete pavement with the goal of extending the useful life of concrete streets, according to Equipment World's Better Roads. The process ...

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Graphene-laced concrete “twice as strong” as normal mix

GCR-25 Apr 2018

A team of scientists from Exeter University in the UK has discovered a way to add graphene to concrete to render it “twice as strong and four times more water resistant" than regular concrete. Graphene is an allotrope of carbon formed by a hexagonal lattice. It has a long list of remarkable properties, one of which is strength.

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Rs 1.6 million needed to remove concrete structures from Ranipokhari

Online Khabar (English) (satire) (blog)-3 hours ago

Kathmandu, May 1, 2018. As much as Rs 1.6 million would be spent to remove concrete structures constructed during the post-earthquake reconstruction of historic Ranipokhari. The concrete structures made to rebuild the historic pond had to be removed after locals and culture experts protested, demanding them be ...

Concrete 3D printed house showcased in Milan

Creamer Media's Engineering News-26 Apr 2018

Multinational professional services firm Arup and US-based CLS Architects this week unveiled a new concrete three-dimensional (3D) printed house in central Milan, as part of the Salone del Mobile design festival. Printed on site by a portable robot, the house demonstrates the role 3D printing can play in reducing ...

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Moorebank Recyclers sells land to developer

Daily Telegraph-8 hours ago

Land originally earmarked for a concrete recycling facility in Moorebank has been sold to a developer, giving residents hope it will now be used for residential ... The council and residents had previously argued the suburb was an inappropriate location for the proposed concrete recycling facility, which would have been ...

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Instant Karma Bike thief hits head on concrete during escape, dies

Pulse Nigeria-18 hours ago

"But as he was running away with the bike, he fell into a ditch and hit his head on a concrete culvert. He died on the spot.” Oyeyemi added that said that a locally-made double-barreled pistol, two live cartridges and the snatched motorcycle were recovered from the deceased suspect. The PR Officer state that the victim has ...

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No ease in North Korea sanctions until 'concrete actions' on nukes ...

Economic Times-23 Apr 2018

The White House says North Korea won't get sanctions relief until it takes "concreteaction" toward denuclearisation. Press Secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders' comments Monday appeared to leave open the possibility of easing the US-led "maximum pressure" campaign before North Korea had completely given up its ...

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USA TODAY-23 Apr 2018


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New recipes for greener concrete

Times of Malta-23 Apr 2018

Getting more advanced high-performing concrete was the aim of an international conference this month, prodding the building materials industry to adopt standardisation for better sustainability. Anne Zammit reports. Concrete is the second most consumed substance in the world after water. Yet in a small island state of ...


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