Advisor FMI factors IIJA, labor, M&A in 2022 Construction Materials Outlook

所以urces: FMI Corp., Raleigh, N.C.; CP staff FMI Capital Advisors, a leading investment banking firm for aggregate, concrete, asphalt producers and their customers, examines key drivers and challenges its 2022 Construction Materials Outlook. Themed “Seizing the Opportunities Ahead,” the report also assesses 2021 producer and contractor merger & acquisition activity.

Read More

Public, private stakeholders pen global standard for embodied carbon

The World Resources Institute in Washington, D.C. has granted preliminary approval of the “Sector Supplement for Measuring and Accounting for Embodied Emissions in the Built Environment” as the document is in process of attaining the Built on GHG Protocol Mark. Once finalized, the Supplement will be available at https://ghgprotocol.org/Guidance-Built-on-GHG-Protocol. Concrete, steel, glass, wood and flooring materials have an impact that…

Read More

Royal cast

IntoConcrete has announced the latest addition to its interactive collection – the Arena concrete chess set. A modern interpretation of the age-old game of chess, Arena is inspired by the architecture of the Roman amphitheatre. Designed by Material Immaterial Studio in partnership with IntoConcrete, the set includes a board and 16 distinct concrete pieces, each handcrafted with stately detail to…

Read More

ACI moves Concrete Convention from in-person to virtual format

所以urces: American Concrete Institute, Farmington Hills, Mich.; CP staff Engineers, contractors, educators, material or manufacturing representatives, plus other allied interests will assemble online from October 17-21, 2021 for the ACI Concrete Convention—the world’s gathering place for advancing construction. Originally scheduled as a hybrid event with virtual presentations accompanying in-person meetings in Atlanta, the program will now be fully online.

Read More

Contractor raises bar on acid resistant concrete structures

Structural fiber reinforced polymer-wise retrofit contractor Composite Construction LLC is targeting corrosion control at this month’s MINExpo 2021 in Las Vegas with the unveiling of a concrete formulated to withstand exposure to highly acidic and other corrosive compounds, no coatings required. ARC Acid Resistant Concrete is applied directly to an existing structure, giving it immediate protection in environments that are…

Read More

Institute does project math in Concrete Solutions, Embodied Carbon Guides

所以urces: RMI, Boulder, Colo.; CP staff Energy market-driven RMI has released Concrete Solutions Guide in tandem with the broader Reducing Embodied Carbon in Buildings, the former presenting specific opportunities for “a nearly ubiquitous material with a sizable climate impact” and expanding on the need to optimize mixes to reduce overall embodied carbon in buildings at little to no additional cost.

Read More

Coretex program creates first ‘truck area network’ for mixer fleets

Coretex, developer of cloud-based visualization software to help heavy-duty truck fleets turn rich data into automated business intelligence, unveiled an integrated Internet of Things solution at World of Concrete 2021. CoreHub connects an in-vehicle IoT hub with self-installed wireless drum rotation, hydraulic temperature and water add meter sensors, plus cameras throughout a mixer truck. By collecting and presenting information about…

Read More

White Cap closes on National Concrete Accessories Canada

所以urces: White Cap Supply Holdings LLC, Atlanta; CP staff White Cap Supply Canada Inc. has acquired Alberta-based National Concrete Accessories (NCA) Canada Inc., assimilating it with existing Brafasco and Brock White Canada businesses. The transaction is the first of its kind since Atlanta parent White Cap was spun off from HD Supply in October 2020, then merged with Denver-based Construction…

Read More

ACI sets agenda, virtual options for Atlanta-bound Concrete Convention

所以urce: American Concrete Institute, Farmington Hills, Mich. Engineers, contractors, educators, manufacturers, and material representatives will assemble at the ACI Concrete Convention in Atlanta, October 17-21, to collaborate on concrete codes, specifications, and practices. Technical and educational sessions will provide perspectives on the latest research and industry developments, along with the opportunity to earn Professional Development Hours. Select programming will also…

Read More