New York City is Building With Strength

Posted by NRMCA on Sep 15, 2016 12:00:00 PM

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Topics: Build With Strength

Support Safer Building Legislation in New Jersey

Posted by NRMCA on Sep 12, 2016 11:30:00 AM

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Build With Strength Media Webinar - August 30, 2016

Posted by NRMCA on Aug 30, 2016 6:00:00 PM

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4 Steps to Overcome Challenges in Healthcare Construction

Posted by ARIDUS Rapid Drying Concrete on Aug 30, 2016 8:30:00 AM

Healthcare facility development remains one of the most complex endeavors in the construction industry. Design is dictated by many factors including, but certainly not limited to, physician-hospital relations, financing, capacity, care for the uninsured, patient safety, technological advances, patient satisfaction and perpetually changing government regulations. The number of parties involved (owner/developer, architect, program manager, general contractor, subcontractors, compliance firms), construction timelines, patient/staff experiences, budget concerns and facility longevity present daunting challenges for project owners. We cover four steps owners/developers should take before and during the construction process to mitigate challenges.

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Topics: Facility Construction, Speed To Market

Make Moisture-Related Flooring Issues a Thing of the Past

Posted by ARIDUS Rapid Drying Concrete on Aug 24, 2016 1:00:00 PM

Over the past 25 years, moisture-related problems with floor coverings and coatings have been one of the most frequent, costly, and troublesome problems faced by owners, general contractors, project managers and flooring installers. The problems stem from the inability of conventional concrete mixtures to dry to the moisture level required by the manufacturers of the flooring materials within the time allowed by the project schedule.

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Topics: Moisture Mitigation

An In-Depth Look at ICFs

Posted by NRMCA on Aug 22, 2016 6:00:00 PM

Working with concrete doesn’t get any easier than this. With insulated concrete forms (ICFs), you get strength, flexibility and cost-efficiency all in one method. Once you use it, you’ll see why so many builders adopt the technique – and never look back.

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Newsmaker Q&A: Bill Sandbrook, Lehigh Valley native and U.S. Concrete CEO

Posted by U.S. Concrete on Aug 16, 2016 6:48:04 PM

What can be done in 5 years? You will find that our CEO, Bill Sandbrook, can do a lot in a short amount of time. The Morning Call sat down with him for a Q&A. Find out about his accomplishments as a young man to becoming a leader in the construction industry.

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Topics: In the news

From barracks to boardroom: How Bill Sandbrook parlayed military experience into corporate success

Posted by U.S. Concrete on Aug 16, 2016 6:34:20 PM

Do you know how military experience turns into corproate leadership? Concrete SmartBrief sat down with our CEO, Bill Sandbrook to find out. Success, he said, works from the inside out or from small to big. To use a military analogy, he sought to make winners out of people who weren’t used to winning. Once they developed a greater sense of control, efficacy and success on a personal level, it was just a matter of time before the company would benefit.

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U.S. Concrete, Inc. Stock (USCR) is Rock Solid

Posted by U.S. Concrete on Aug 9, 2016 10:09:20 AM

Power Lunch hosts Melissa Lee and Brian Sullivan look at 5 stocks with analyst recommendations, including U.S. Concrete's stock, NASDAQ:USCR. On the news of SunTrust Bank's analyst covering USCR, CNBC's Power Lunch crew called USCR an "under the radar stock." Citing analysts comments that USCR is "rock solid", the Power Lunch team confirms the quality of the stock. 

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Comparing Rapid-Drying Concrete to Other Moisture Mitigation Methods

Posted by ARIDUS Rapid Drying Concrete on Aug 8, 2016 12:30:00 PM

The mitigation of moisture in concrete floor slabs began as a late-stage reactionary measure when it was found the moisture levels were above that allowed by the floor-covering manufacturer at the time the flooring was scheduled to be installed. 

As the need for mitigating slab moisture became commonplace around the country, design professionals, owners, project managers and general contractors began to utilize a proactive approach where moisture mitigation became an integral part of project specifications and budget. Given an increased demand for moisture mitigation, the number of moisture mitigation products and approaches introduced to the marketplace shot upwards.

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Topics: Moisture Mitigation