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Stabil Concrete applies fabrication competencies to exterior, interior GFRC brands

Sources: Stabil Concrete Products LLC, St. Petersburg, Fla.; CP staff

Architectural precaster Stabil Concrete has announced separately branded glass fiber reinforced concrete products: a namesake line for exterior cladding and Osso Concrete Design for interior applications.

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Pumping group, NRMCA co-locate Education Edge, ConcreteWorks conferences

Sources: American Concrete Pumping Association (ACPA), Lewis Center, Ohio; CP staff

ACPA’s biannual Gaining the Edge Education Conference and the National Ready Mixed Concrete Association’s annual ConcreteWorks will run concurrently, September 18-20 at the Gaylord Opryland Resort & Convention Center in Nashville.

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Clean diesel power eclipses 40 percent of Class 3-8 truck fleet

Sources: Diesel Technology Forum, Washington, D.C.

Four million of the 9.5 million medium and heavy-duty commercial trucks operating in the U.S. are equipped with newer technology engines, according to a Diesel Technology Forum (DTF) analysis of IHS Automotive vehicles in operation statistics. The analysis encompasses model year 2007–2015 Class 3-8 diesel trucks in all 50 states and the District of Columbia.

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Council releases lightweight aggregate, tank structure research reports

Sources: American Concrete Institute Foundation, Farmington Hills, Mich.; CP staff

ACI Foundation’s Concrete Research Council has announced Interface Shear Transfer of Lightweight Aggregate Concretes with Different Lightweight Aggregates and Evaluation of Seismic Performance Factors and Pedestal Shear Strength in Elevated Water Storage Tanks. Both are aimed at advancing the knowledge and sustainable aspects of the concrete industry in conjunction with ACI technical committee efforts.

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