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Cim Students Evaluate Concrete Bunkers At Omaha Beach

Over spring break, five students in the Concrete Industry Management (CIM) program at California State University-Chico assisted in the evaluation of concrete bunkers at Pointe du Hoc in Normandy, France

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New Orleans Tops Fastest-Growing Cities List

Citing new Census Bureau figures, Associated General Contractors of America reports that New Orleans, in continuing recovery from Hurricane Katrina three years ago, was the fastest-growing large city (100,000-plus residents) between July 2006-07, when the population rose 13.8 percent

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Diamonds In The Rough

Detroit has seen better than its current economic cycle, but thanks to two companies entrenched in Michigan, the city has landed a potential one-two punch

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Drum Cleaning, Lock/Tag, And Backing Accident-Prevention Training Programs

Among three new safety-training programs the National Ready Mixed Concrete Association (NRMCA) has released, the Backing Accident Prevention Kit comprises a Powerpoint presentation on CD, training-documentation and accident-reporting forms, standard truck-mixer backing hand and arm signals (English and Spanish), and reference cards for contractors assisting in backing truck mixers on site

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