Dust monitors

DustAlarm ES and DustTrend ES series of broken bag detectors and dust emission trend monitoring systems are now available with hazardous location approvals. The monitors provide repeatability that is not affected by variations in relative humidity, process temperature or pressure. They use proven AC triboelectric technology with advanced algorithms to filter out noise and provide the most accurate dust measurement.…

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Nox-Crete, JK Thermal pen TigerLoc distribution agreement

Under a new partnership with JK Thermal of Delta, B.C., Nox-Crete Inc. will be the exclusive U.S. distributor of TigerLoc thermal break products for concrete wall door or window openings. Fabricated from composite material that will not rot, twist or lead to future wall opening failures, TigerLoc works to ensure energy code compliance by maintaining continuous insulation requirements and affords…

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ORGANIZATIONS – FEBRUARY 2021

The Portland Cement Association has named 2020 John P. Gleason Jr., Leadership Awards recipients, each recognized for efforts in advancing industry programs and initiatives in three categories:

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PRODUCERS – FEBRUARY 2021

Orem, Utah-based Clyde Companies Inc., parent company of WW Clyde, Geneva Rock, Sunroc, Sunpro and Scott Contracting, has announced three executive promotions within its Intermountain State construction materials and road building operations. Jeremy Hafen, who during a 16-year tenure has led Clyde Business Group, Sunroc Corp. and Sunroc Building Materials, has been appointed Clyde Companies president. He assumes most duties…

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Glen-Gery looks to rainscreen facades as unit masonry companion

Glen-Gery Corp., the flagship business of Brickworks North America, has launched Terraçade, a ceramic façade cladding system suiting both creative and practical applications. Its 9/16-in. thick and 11 3/16-in. high tiles, delivered in approximately 23- and 47-in. lengths, are offered in an impressive range of colors and finishes.

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ACI updates key construction reference, expands membership benefits

The American Concrete Institute has broadened the scope of ACI 301-20, Specifications for Concrete Construction, to include internal curing, mineral fillers and recycled aggregates, plus evaluation requirements for elements cast with self-consolidating mixes and structures with defined modulus of elasticity requirements. Compliance details have been updated to align with ACI 318-19, Building Code Requirements for Structural Concrete—providing clarity on the…

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