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Hoover Dam, 3.25-Million-Yd. Marvel, Turns 75

On September 30, 1935, President Franklin Roosevelt dedicated what would become a universal concrete icon. The 726-ft. high, gravity-arch Hoover Dam rises from the Black Canyon at the southeast Nevada, northwest Arizona border, forming Lake Mead

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Esquire Editor Rides Shotgun With Ground Zero-Bound Ferrara Bros. Driver

In an October issue report, “Good Days at Ground Zero,” Esquire editor at large Scott Raab tracks first hand the mid-summer delivery of a 10-yd, 12,000-psi mix load from Ferrara Bros. Brooklyn, N.Y., plant to a World Trade Center site pour

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Nrmca Seeks Abstracts For 2011 International Concrete Sustainability Conference

In anticipation of the 2011 International Concrete Sustainability Conference, scheduled for August 9-11, NRMCA is calling for abstracts from researchers, academics, and concrete industry professionals, including engineers, architects, contractors, concrete producers, public works officials, and material suppliers

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