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Polished Concrete Continues to Gain Momentum as Flooring Choice​​​​​​​
 
Polished Concrete Continues to Gain Momentum as Flooring Choice
As polished concrete becomes more mainstream for floors, it continues to gain momentum across the board. In fact, industry statistics show that polished concrete is now 15-20% of the total flooring installed each year. Read More →
 
 

Waste Glass in Concrete has Advantages and Disadvantages
 
Waste Glass in Concrete has Advantages and Disadvantages
According to a U.S. Environmental Protection Agency report, the total amount of waste material has increased from 88 million tons in 1960 to 262 million tons in 2015. In 2015, 26% of the waste materials was recycled, 9% was composted, 13% was combusted with energy recovery and 52% was disposed of in landfills. Read More →
 
 

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Roosters Brewery's Urethane Cement Floor Made to Last
 
Roosters Brewery's Urethane Cement Floor Made to Last
Through what Laticrete channel manager Jeff Bonkiewicz labels “connections,” a diverse group of Spartacote resinous flooring and Laticrete salesmen, company representatives and contractors teamed up to install a 13,000-square-foot floor for a new craft beer facility in Ogden, Utah. Read More →
 
 

Trimaco Floorshell Proboard
Terrazzi Sprayable Toppings
 
 
The UP Companies Teams Up with Hip Hop Recording Artist
While the construction industry may be booming and the need for new buildings and structures has increased, the workforce needed to complete those projects has decreased considerably. In fact, workforce shortages remain one of the single most significant threats to the construction industry today.  Read More →
 
 
 
 
Decorative Concrete Demand Fueled by Rising Expenditure on Home Renovation​​​​​​​
Homeowners, builders and designers worldwide are beginning to recognize the benefits of incorporating decorative concrete in their plans and designs to enhance the aesthetic appeal of homes and buildings. Technological innovations in construction tools and the use of concrete stains and dyes to obtain different patterns and textures have made concrete one of the most versatile and cost-effective home decor materials on the market. Read More →
 
 
 
 
► CCL's Surface Floor Enables Space Optimistic VNA System for KeyFreight​​​​​​​
CCL, the specialist in engineered solutions for structures, has completed the design and installation of the company’s Surface jointless flooring system at KeyFreight Warehousing’s newest facility in the port of Beirut. The solution from CCL will enable KeyFreight Warehousing to introduce a very narrow aisle racking system, which optimizes capacity by reducing redundant space, ensuring the property delivers its maximum value. Read More →
 
 
 
 
Brokk Offers New Darda Multi Cutter Attachment for Steel Cutting​​​​​​​
Brokk, a leading manufacturer of remote-controlled demolition machines, offers a new steel cutting tool for mid-size Brokk machines. The MC300 Multi Cutter, manufactured by Brokk’s sister company, Darda, offers the highest cutting force with low weight. It promotes safe and efficient cutting of steel material, utility lines and cables in a variety of industries, including demolition, soft gut/surgical demolition, remediation, construction and nuclear. Read More →
 
 
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January 8 - 9, 2020
Basic Concrete Countertops / GFRC for Profit
Trinic LLC
Kirkwood, New York
www.trinic.us

February 4 - 7, 2020
Decorative Concrete LIVE!

Concrete Decor Magazine
Las Vegas, Nevada
www.worldofconcrete.com

 
 
 

February 21 - 22, 2020
2-Day Course in Decorative Concrete

Something Better Corp.
Santa Ana, California
www.betterpaths.com

February 24 - 28, 2020
The Ultimate Creative Concrete Training

The Concrete Countertop Institute
Orlando, Florida
www.concretecountertopinstitute.com

 
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