Concrete Products is the leading source for Concrete Plants, Concrete Mixers, Precast, and Ready Mix news.

The National Ready Mixed Concrete Association’s 20th Ready Mixed Concrete Driver of the Year program recognizes four industry veterans from a pool of outstanding nominees across the country. The NRMCA Operations, Environmental and Safety Committee assembled a panel of judges to weigh candidates’ competence, driving skills, number of years without an on- or off-road accident, and colleague or customer testimonials.

46 concretedriveway 150The value of brand backing

With the economy improving, business is growing for residential and commercial concrete contractors who can deliver the quality required. Realtor.com’s 2016 forecast sees new construction driving the highest home sales since 2006, with 6 million transactions projected. A recent Forbes report forecasts that housing construction and home prices climbing in 2016 and 2017.

52 01 150During the second week of January, the epicenter of the transportation world was Washington, D.C. and the 95th annual meeting of the Transportation Research Board. Over 12,000 transportation professionals from around the world came to see more than 5,000 presentations in nearly 800 sessions and workshops.