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Paving stone expanse links Sochi Olympics venues

Source: Probst Greiftechnik Verlegesysteme GmbH, Germany

Hundreds of thousands of visitors to Sochi will test an impressive interlocking concrete paving stone installation serving the Russia-hosted 2014 Winter Olympics—this year marking the games’ first in which all arenas can be reached on foot.

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Hanson Pressure Pipe hits road, educational exhibit in tow

Source: Hanson Pressure Pipe, Grand Prairie, Texas

A loaded, 25-ft. demonstration trailer offers public works managers, engineers, and contractors a close look at American Water Works Association C-303 bar-wrapped concrete cylinder pipe, an established product in the Southwest and West now gaining traction in other regions.

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Concrete Industry Management Program grosses $800K+ in Las Vegas auction

Sources: Concrete Industry Management Program (CIM) National Steering Committee; CP staff

With confirmed live, online and silent bids totaling more than $810,000, "The CIM [National Steering Committee] program is pleased to report that the 2014 World of Concrete Auction surpassed our highest gross proceeds total (2013’s $615,000)  ever,” notes Cemex’s Mike Philipps, who chaired the committee organizing the Las Vegas Convention Center-staged, January 22 fundraiser. “We had a record in terms of the value of donated items and auction attendees that helped make this year’s event a huge success … Everyone stepped up to donate and bid on great items.”

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