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Concrete SmartBrief

News and information that affects the concrete industry

Concrete SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: American Concrete Institute

New concrete road surface reduces road noise

3/2/2015

  • Daily Commercial News

A new surface pattern used in concrete road construction reduces road noise and could be used in wider applications, according to a report from American Concrete Pavement Association. The process, cal… Read More

AGC SmartBrief

News and information for general contractors

AGC SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: The Associated General Contractors of America

Consortium wins $1B contract to build, operate toll roads

3/2/2015

  • Globes (Israel)
  • Reuters

Blueridge Transportation Group, a consortium that includes Israel's largest construction group, Shikun & Binui, conditionally won a $1 billion build-operate-transfer contract to create toll lanes on a… Read More

PCI Building Industry SmartBrief

Buildings industry news for architects

PCI Building Industry SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: Precast/Prestressed Concrete Institute

Precast pods for Canadian penitentiary offer safety, speed

2/25/2015

  • Penticton Western News (British Columbia)

Plenary Justice Okanagan won the design-build-finance-and-maintain contract for the Okanagan Correctional Centre in Canada. The consortium chose to go with precast concrete cells, and now the first of… Read More