Precast Show and World of Concrete: Productive industry exercises resume

The fluidity of public health and travel advisories from the White House to state houses to city halls forced Precast Show and World of Concrete organizers to promote their postponed events with pending labels. Backed with Operation Warp Speed vaccine development dividends, sound minded authorities have enabled the National Precast Concrete Association and Precast/Prestressed Concrete Institute to stage the Precast…

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Mack, McNeilus deliver Granite-mounted Bridgemaster for 2021 CIM Auction

Sources: Concrete Industry Management National Steering Committee; CP staff The Concrete Industry Management Auction will proceed June 9 at the Las Vegas Convention Center, enjoying a customary World of Concrete day two backdrop and surefire anchor: an 11-yd. Granite-mounted Bridgemaster, courtesy of Mack Trucks and McNeilus Truck & Manufacturing. 

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All systems go for rescheduled World of Concrete

World of Concrete organizer Informa Markets has received Nevada Department of Business and Industry approval to move forward with its 2021 in-person edition, rescheduled from an original January target to June 8-10 at the Las Vegas Convention Center (LVCC). An additional, imminent Department measure will position World of Concrete 2021 to be not only the city’s, as well as the…

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Concrete Industry Management patrons call for 2021 Auction donations

Members of the Concrete Industry Management National Steering Committee invite donations for the 2021 CIM Auction, to be staged June 9 at the Las Vegas Convention Center amid the rescheduled World of Concrete (June 8-10). Items for previous auction pools have included mixer trucks, cement loads, concrete plant equipment, construction tools and rolling stock, computers, sports memorabilia, plus sports, entertainment…

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World of Concrete manager secures green light for June timetable

Sources: Informa Markets, Irving, Texas; CP staff World of Concrete organizer Informa Markets has received Nevada Department of Business and Industry approval to proceed with its 2021 in-person edition, rescheduled from an original January target to June 8-10 at the Las Vegas Convention Center (LVCC). A second, imminent Department measure will position World of Concrete 2021 to be the city’s,…

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Show management moves schedule for World of Concrete 2021 to June

World of Concrete manager Informa Exhibitions has postponed next year’s Las Vegas Convention Center gathering to June 7-10 from an original January 18-22 schedule, citing discussions on travel constraints and public health concerns with key stakeholders, plus feedback from major concrete and masonry associations.

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Wood ‘bucks’ stop at masonry sites bearing Quick Headers lintel supports

Utah’s Quick Headers chose World of Concrete 2020 for the national debut of its removeable lintel shoring system, market ready after four years’ proof of concept work with masonry and general contractors in its home base. Following a solidly positive response in Las Vegas, including Mason Contractors Association of America “Innovative Find” nod, Quick Headers is targeting block & brick supply yards and equipment rental operators. The company cites the potential of its namesake assembly as a profitable addition to rental programs—one that has proved to be a safe, reliable, and significant time and cost savings replacement for traditional wood framed “bucks.”

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West Hall-bound World of Concrete caps final edition under LVCC of old

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The 45th World of Concrete wrapped up last month in Las Vegas with attendance of approximately 54,000 registered professionals and 1,310 companies exhibiting across 700,000-plus net square feet of indoor and outdoor Las Vegas Convention Center (LVCC) space. Exhibitors included 255 companies new to the show, while international presence was marked with 237 companies from 29 countries outside the United States.

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