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Precast Peace

By Martha Blastow

precast-pg20Architectural precast supplied by Niagara Falls, Ont.-based Modern Mosaic lends a distinctive face to the character of a new headquarters building for the United States Institute of Peace, an independent, nonpartisan institution established by Congress.

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Recovery in sight... Forecast 2011

By Steve Prokopy

2011forecast-pg22The economic momentum that gathered steam during the early part of 2010 ebbed as growth transitioned from stimulus and inventory fueled to core fundamentals, such as consumer spending, investment and net exports, says Portland Cement Association Chief Economist Ed Sullivan in his year-end economic and industry outlook.

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Langley Group's Mark Omelaniec chairs American Concrete Pipe Association

 
By Steve Prokopy

langleyWhile the American Concrete Pipe Association (ACPA) continues internal efforts to streamline its operations with the goal of cutting costs, the group has also spent a great deal of time looking outward, specifically at alternative pipe products coming in from outside of North America that have not gone through the same certification and testing processes as have members‘ products.

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