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C-I-P, precast, masonry surface finish

Meadow-Patch Smooth-Grade is a one-component, polymer-modified formulation imparting an ultra-smooth finish on precast, cast-in-place, tilt-up and other plain concrete surfaces or concrete masonry. The cement-based, sand-free material, product developers note, offers superior adhesion and durability; contains no added gypsum; allows vapor to readily pass through the surface; makes troweled applications easy with its smooth consistency; and, offers an extended pot life that allows for an increased working time over traditional concrete surface finishers.

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Cribbing, outrigger blocks

Slot Lock cribbing blocks join company’s ProStack Cribbing product line. They are designed to provide height and fill gaps under equipment outriggers such as those supporting concrete pump trucks. Weighing under 30 lbs. each, the blocks stack and lock together, giving users the ability to safely gain needed cribbing height in unlevel conditions. Molded hand grips enable one person to carry and position blocks, even when wearing gloves.

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Finisher, mason-grade footwear

Available in 6- and 8-in. versions, the steel toe Reinforcer has joined the Iron Age Footwear line as a “durable, all-day, all-situation work boot that stands fast in a wide range of environments—the jobsite, the home front, and anywhere in between.”

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Photoluminescent anti-slip stair nosing

A two-stage assembly with Niteglow treads suits exit path markings, steps and the leading edge of landings when finding pathways in the dark is a necessity. Niteglow complies with 2015 International Fire Code provisions, meets NYC Local Law 26 and 2015 IBC guidelines, and is applicable to new or retrofit interior stair applications. Heat-treated corrosion resistant aluminum substrate and a nearly diamond-hard aluminum oxide filler assure long tread life under heavy pedestrian traffic. Bright, long-lasting photoluminescent epoxy filler is free of hazardous substances and extends uniformly throughout the filler. High aluminum oxide abrasive content provides traction and long service life.

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Troy Vines delivers performance mixes for wastewater treatment plant

The December 2019 opening of the new Midland, Texas, sewage treatment plant highlighted the success of a public/private partnership. In 2017, the City of Midland agreed to let Pioneer Resources build the facility in return for a long-term supply of reclaimed water for use in the company’s oil and gas development activities in the region.

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