Sources: Headwaters Inc., South Jordan, Utah; CalPortland Co., Glendora, Calif.; CP staff
Catalina Pacific Concrete delivered 2,120 loads of ready mixed over a 19-hour window, February 15-16, to the Wilshire Grand site in downtown Los Angeles. Executed without a single injury, the operation marked what project officials note is a new volume threshold, 21,200 yd., for a continuous foundation pour.
Sources: Association of Equipment Manufacturers, Milwaukee; CP staff
Organizers of the ConExpo-Con/Agg 2014, March 4-8 at the Las Vegas Convention Center, cite an expanded educational offering with 120 sessions across concrete and nine other tracks.
Source: Precast/Prestressed Concrete Institute, Chicago
PCI is accepting entries for its 2014 Design Awards competition entries through May 19. Now in its 52nd year, the awards program recognizes design excellence, innovation, and construction quality using precast concrete.
Source: U.S. Green Building Council, Washington, D.C.
USGBC released its Top 10 States for LEED, the worldʼs most widely used and recognized green building rating system, highlighting the regions around the country that are at the forefront of sustainable building design and transformation.
Hundreds of thousands of visitors to Sochi will test an impressive interlocking concrete paving stone installation serving the two main venues of the Russia-hosted 2014 Winter Olympic games.