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...
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Electronic Logging Device mandate draws near
Reprinted from Concrete Products Published: Monday, 27 November 2017 09:27 Written by Concrete News The two-year window given by the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) is coming to a close and it’s time for construction material companies and drivers to embrace compliance with the new Electronic Logging Device (ELD) mandate. Even though the official date is...
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NRMCA Launches Interactive Website “Pave Ahead”
  NRMCA Launches Interactive Website “Pave Ahead” Website will serve to educate and assist industry, policy makers and other paving stakeholders Silver Spring, MD – The National Ready Mixed Concrete Association (NRMCA) announced the launch of Pave Ahead, an educational campaign and website designed to assist the industry, policy makers and other stakeholders when making decisions...
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BREAKING NEWS: NEW SILICA RULE ENFORCEMENT POSTPONED THREE MONTHS
OSHA said today it is delaying its enforcement of the crystalline silica standard that applies to the construction industry to conduct additional outreach and provide educational materials and guidance for employers. The agency has determined that additional guidance is necessary due to the unique nature of the requirements in the construction standard. Originally scheduled to...
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Choices in Cement Products for Sustainability
CRMCA Guest Blog by Joe Diedrich – Technical Services Manager – CEMEX Considering all of the improvements in terms of environmental impact, energy conservation, and also health and safety performance, the US cement industry has an impressive track record. Owners, designers, and engineers are striving to satisfy the call for more environmentally friendly products and...
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