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Consider Clean-and-seal as an Alternative Finish for Interior Concrete Floors
 
Consider Clean-and-seal as an Alternative Finish for Interior Concrete Floors
When someone calls us for a quote about sealing their concrete, it’s usually a driveway, sidewalk, patio or pool deck. Sealing exterior concrete surfaces that get exposed to Mother Nature 24/7/365 with her summer heat and winter snow and ice makes sense to customers and contractors alike. Read More →
 
 

A Cutting-Edge, High-tech Ohio Outdoor Living Space
 
A Cutting-Edge, High-tech Ohio Outdoor Living Space 
Gregory Mata and his Cutting Edge Decorative Concrete crew arrived at the house of a young CEO intending only to stamp a patio. Then inspiration took over. Read More →
 
 

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How to Avoid Streaks When Using Colored Release Powder When Stamping Concrete
 
How to Avoid Streaks When Using Colored Release Powder When Stamping Concrete
Colored release powder is a blend of pigments and hydrophobic (water-resistant) powders. Release powder’s primary purpose is to allow stamping tools to release cleanly from the concrete surface without sticking. Read More →
 
 

Supertuff Tack Back by Trimaco
Spartacote by Laticrete
 
 
American Concrete Pumping Association Releases Safety Bulletin for Double-Ended Hoses
The American Concrete Pumping Association announces a new safety bulletin, Safe Practices for the Intended Use of Concrete Delivery and End Hoses. The bulletin addresses the proper methods for using concrete delivery hoses with two ends. Concrete delivery hoses with two ends have different purposes from concrete delivery hoses with one end. Read More →
 
 
 
 
Construction Lubricants Sales Surge as Investment in Protective Solutions Grows
The construction lubricant sales are estimated to surpass 6,400 KT in 2019, according to a recent study. Resurgence in construction activities and growing investment in infrastructure development projects, particularly in emerging economies, continue to support growth of the construction lubricants industry. Read More →
 
 
 
 
► 'Data Hygiene' Should Be a Top Priority for Construction Contractors, Advises Data Scientist
Contractors can benefit by shifting to construction data analytics platforms. However, beautiful charts, graphs and animations mean nothing if the underlying data is full of holes, writes Bruce Orr, chief data scientist of ProNovos, in a new post at aec-business.com. Read More →
 
 
 
 
New Addition to InWhite UHPC Family, Aalborg Excel
Aalborg Excel, the 2nd UHPC premixed product, developed under the Aalborg InWhite Solution, can satisfy manufacturers that seek the ultimate surface detailing and aesthetical expression, within aesthetic and architectural applications. The product is self-levelling and fast flowing, allowing combinations with pigments and fibers, achieving very smooth surface finishes, even with the most challenging shapes. Read More →
 
 
 
 
CIM Announces Donation By Mack Trucks and McNeilus for Annual Auction at World of Concrete
The Concrete Industry Management program – a business intensive program that awards students with a four-year Bachelor of Science degree in Concrete Industry Management – is pleased to announce that the signature item for its annual auction at World of Concrete is a Mack Granite Boost-A-Load mixer donated by Mack Trucks Inc. and equipped with a McNeilus Flex Controls Bridgemaster Mixer. Read More →
 
 
 
 
Alpha Professional Tools Introduces the AIR-830 & AIR-850 Pneumatic Polishers
The Alpha Air polisher set a standard as the pneumatic polisher with a center water feed many years ago and changed how stone fabricators polish the edges of hard surfaces. Since then competitors have copied the design in various ways just emphasizing the high Alpha standard. 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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