CRMCA Wage & Benefit Survey
The 2019 CRMCA Wage & Benefit Questionnaire was released September 26th and all submissions are due by November 25th.  CRMCA strives to give its members the best and most accurate data to help meet the challenges within your business and to do this successfully we need your assistance. Please review the attached questionnaire and forward...
Read More
NRMCA Staff Attends ACI Fall 2019 Convention; Updates Key Committee Activity
NRMCA Staff Attends ACI Fall 2019 Convention; Updates Key Committee Activity  Print this Article | Send to Colleague The American Concrete Institute’s Fall Convention was held earlier this month in Cincinnati; the following is a summary of committee activity involving NRMCA staff representation: 122 – Energy Efficiency of Concrete and Masonry Systems – The committee is progressing with development...
Read More
NCDOT Memo Requiring 3rd Party Certification
Please note that the Materials and Tests Unit for NCDOT has established a policy that all Ready Mixed Concrete plants are required to have a third-party certification in order to be on the NCDOT Approved List and supply concrete to NCDOT projects.  To improve effectiveness and accessibility, the process for submitting third-party documentation has been...
Read More
Guest Post: No More Low-Alkali Cement – WHY!
No More Low-Alkali Cement – WHY! Robert E. Neal, Lehigh Cement Co. Beginning in 2019 there will no longer be “low-alkali cement”! What? Has the portland cement manufacturing processed changed such that low-alkali cement doesn’t exist anymore – the answer is NO. But in June of 2019 ASTM C 150 Standard Specification for Portland Cement...
Read More
NC & SC Legislative Updates – Feb. 2019
NC Update: The General Assembly returned to Raleigh in late January to begin the 2019 long session. Although Republicans lost the super majority, they maintained the overall majority in the legislature. Nevertheless, the loss of a veto-proof Republican majority will result in a different dynamic than last year’s session.  As expected, many Republican legislators disagree...
Read More