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Jonas Yoder Custom Homes is showcasing an all-concrete construction approach relatively unseen before in Sarasota, Fla. The builder’s newest home in the city embraces complementary materials and techniques to make a stronger, more resilient structure than typical approaches. The all-concrete home uses Structural Concrete Insulated Panels (SCIP) from Gulf Concrete Technology of Long Beach, Miss. They meet and exceed the…

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Five Questions to Ask at World of Concrete

WOC 2024 is about YOUR Customers, and how you can help them. This year marks the 50th anniversary of World of Concrete, an event that often has seen crowds of more than 50,000 attendees—mostly contractors. For producers, it’s an opportunity to feel the pulse of the industry, including current trends and what’s to come.  This year’s event offers new ways…

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Attendees, exhibitors, management set for the 50th World of Concrete

Sources: Informa Markets, Irving, Texas; CP staff A 50th anniversary theme will pervade the 2024 World of Concrete, January 22-25 at the Las Vegas Convention Center. The event has grown from a modest 1975 production at the Houston Astrodome to the largest annual exhibition serving global concrete construction and masonry stakeholders, Las Vegas its long-term base. The half-centennial edition will…

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ACI spotlights Low-Carbon Concrete Code at global climate conference

Sources: NEU: An ACI Center of Excellence for Carbon Neutral Concrete, Farmington Hills, Mich.; CP staff  American Concrete Institute and NEU: An ACI Center of Excellence for Carbon Neutral Concrete previewed ACI 323, Low-Carbon Concrete Code at (Conference of Parties) COP28, the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change-hosted meeting in Dubai. The soon-to-be-released document was the subject of an…

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Concrete Industry Management committee calls for 2024 auction donations

Sources: CIM National Steering Committee; CP staff The Concrete Industry Management National Steering Committee invites donations for its 2024 auction, staged January 24 at the Las Vegas Conventional Center against a World of Concrete backdrop. Candidate items include concrete construction, fleet and plant equipment or tools; cement, aggregate or admixture loads; information technology offerings; and, sporting or entertainment event or…

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Maryland ushers third ACI Resource Center

Sources: American Concrete Institute, Farmington Hills, Mich.; CP staff Opening just after Labor Day, the American Concrete Institute Mid-Atlantic Resource Center will help meet the region’s increased demand for ACI knowledge through hands-on training and educational offerings. Like the charter ACI Resource Centers in suburban Chicago and southern California, the new Columbia, Md. facility will offer an array of custom…

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White Cap builds Pennsylvania presence in Tri-Boro deal

Sources: White Cap L.P., Atlanta; CP staff Concrete construction material and tool giant White Cap has entered a definitive agreement to acquire the assets of Tri-Boro Construction Supplies, serving central Pennsylvania from Dallastown and Carlisle branches. In addition to a full line of concrete and construction supplies, the locations offer rebar fabrication services.  “We are excited to bring new capabilities…

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Concrete Excellence

The eighth annual American Concrete Institute Excellence in Concrete Construction Awards recognized one Canadian and four U.S. projects, among a field of 14 in seven categories.  The program was created to honor the visions of the most creative projects in the concrete industry, while providing a platform to recognize concrete innovation, technology and excellence across the globe. To be eligible…

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Manufacturers – November 2022

St. Louis-based concrete plant equipment and machinery specialist Afinitas has appointed Jared Calease as Forming Systems Division director of Engineering. He previously served as product designer for the New Hampton Metal Fab business, and returns to Afinitas after 14 years at Waverly, Iowa-based GMT Corp., which specializes in large, complex heavy machining, fabrication and assembly. He served in a variety…

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White Cap Northwest Region adds Valley Supply

Source: White Cap L.P., Atlanta Leading concrete construction product distributor White Cap L.P. has finalized an agreement to acquire Valley Supply Co., which supplies contractors across Washington State from six locations. The business will be assimilated in the White Cap Northwest Region.  “We look forward to offering expanded service capabilities for customers in the Puget Sound area and across our…

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