New Products and Industry News [March ’15]
Mar02

New Products and Industry News [March ’15]

CLICK ON AN IMAGE TO SEE A FULL-SIZE VERSION CS Unitec Introduces New Rig-Mounted Core Drill CS Unitec’s EBM 352/3 PSA rig-mounted core drill is ideal for drilling up to 14-inch-diameter holes in concrete, reinforced concrete, asphalt and natural stone. At 77 pounds, the EBM 352/3 PSA has been described as the lightest drill in its class, featuring a powerful 20-amp high-torque motor and a rugged three-speed gearbox with drilling...

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World of Concrete 2015
Feb19

World of Concrete 2015

Largest Show in Six Years Creates Excitement in the Industry The tagline for this year’s World of Concrete (WOC) trade show and exhibition encouraged industry professionals to “Take a Closer Look.” Judging by the reactions of those who made the trip to Las Vegas, they were happy with what they saw. Almost 56,000 people walked the exhibits at the Las Vegas Convention Center (LVCC), representing a 15% increase in attendance from 2014....

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Concrete Openings Awards Ceremony
Feb19

Concrete Openings Awards Ceremony

Contractors Awarded During World of Concrete Ceremony CSDA hosted the second Concrete Openings Awards in the Las Vegas Convention Center during World of Concrete 2015 to recognize the most challenging and innovative projects completed by contractors in the past year. The inaugural Concrete Openings Awards ceremony was held last year to showcase the best projects covered in CSDA’s official magazine and recognize the contractors who...

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Too Sick to Work?
Feb18

Too Sick to Work?

CORE HEALTH Too Sick to Work? By Erin O’Brien The average U.S. employee takes 5.8 sick days per year, a number that probably seems too high to employers but pretty low to employees. There is a quiet battle between the two parties about the subject of ill time and this raises the question, how sick is “too sick” to work? Colds and the flu are two of the main reasons for employees missing work, although other related illnesses and...

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Specifying the Right Floor—Part III
Feb18

Specifying the Right Floor—Part III

POLISHED PERSPECTIVE The Architect’s Viewpoint: Specifying the Right Floor—Part III By Andy Bowman Parts I and II of this article were published in the September and December 2014 issues and focused on selecting the appropriate flooring system. Please refer to these issues. Preparation of the Concrete Surface As the industrial coatings industry has evolved, the importance of surface preparation has grown in importance. Just as the...

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