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Decorative Concrete Press Releases

All the latest information on new product releases for decorative concrete contractors. Plus, openings and closings, mergers and partnerships, industry trends, new standards, conferences, and other news of interest to the decorative concrete industry.

Nox-Crete Welcomes Jesse Gaitan

Nox-Crete Products Group is welcoming a new team member who is a familiar face among the customers in the territory he’ll be representing. Industry alum Jesse Gaitan started his role as Southwest Regional Sales Manager for Nox- Crete in September and is already making visits to customers in California, Arizona and Nevada.

October 2, 2019
Mapei Helps Bahamas Rebuild After Hurricane Dorian

Familiar with the devastating impact of hurricanes, Mapei has donated to the Bahamian recovery effort, sending roofing supplies from Puerto Rico as well as building accessories and monetary donations from our company headquarters in Deerfield Beach, Fla.

October 2, 2019
Wagner Meters Introduces a New Product

Wagner Meters, manufacturer of wood and concrete moisture measurement instrumentation since 1965, announces the release of a handheld electronic concrete moisture meter for comparative measurement of concrete and other surfaces.

October 2, 2019
CSDA Welcomes a New Team Member

CSDA and O’Brien International are pleased to welcome Amy Janas to our staff, where she will serve as the Membership and Training Coordinator for CSDA.

October 1, 2019
CIM Scholarship Recipients Awarded by ASCC

The American Society of Concrete Contractors Education, Research and Development Foundation has awarded three scholarships to students in the Concrete Industry Management (CIM) program.

September 27, 2019
Helix Steel Welcomes Marsha Moore Harding – A Leader in the Construction Industry

Helix Steel is proud to welcome Marsha Moore Harding as Account Manager-Southeast.  Luke Pinkerton, President and Chief Technology Officer of Helix Steel said, "We are excited to welcome Marsha.  Her knowledge of the construction industry is deep, and her commitment to customer success made her an ideal choice for us."

September 27, 2019
ACI to Develop Precast Structural Concrete Code

The American Concrete Institute announces the formation of a new committee whose mission is to develop and maintain structural concrete code requirements unique to the design of precast concrete.

September 27, 2019
ASCC Safety Awards from September 2019

Concrete contractors with exemplary safety records for 2018 were recognized by the Safety & Risk Management Council (SRMC) of the American Society of Concrete Contractors (ASCC), St. Louis, Mo., at the association’s Annual Conference in Chicago, IL on September 19, 2019.

September 27, 2019
Brokk Inc. Relocates Stanhope Facility for Increased Inventory and Services

Brokk, the world’s leading manufacturer of remote-controlled demolition machines, recently opened the doors to their relocated Stanhope, New Jersey, distribution and service facility. The new building is in the same industrial complex as the original location but offers the company 33% more space for increased inventory. Additionally, the added room allows the Stanhope team to offer Brokk demonstrations onsite.

September 25, 2019
Tramex Meters Introduces the Concrete Moisture Encounter CME5

Designed and built in Ireland, for decades the Concrete Moisture Encounter has been the world's best non-invasive moisture meter for moisture content measurement in concrete. Now Tramex Meters have taken the Concrete Moisture Encounter capabilities to a new level.

September 23, 2019
Report Highlights Accelerating Sales of Construction Polymers

Globally, after the packaging industry, the construction industry is the largest market where polymers are used. It accounts for ~ 20% of the world’s polymer production, unveils a new research study. In Europe, ~ 10 million tonnes of plastics are used every year i.e. ~ 20% of total European polymer consumption.

September 23, 2019
Oldcastle APG's Amerimix Mortar Brand Enhances Website for Improved User Experience

Amerimix, Oldcastle APG’s brand of time-saving, pre-blended mortar, has launched a new website to offer web users an improved experience in both design and product selection.  With a pro-friendly, approachable feel, all necessary product and technical information is just a click away. The new Amerimix website features optimized navigation, improved functionality on mobile devices and bold, jobsite-related imagery.

September 20, 2019
Key Resin Company Announces Leadership Change

Following a distinguished career spanning more than 19 years with the company, Key Resin Company's President Jeff Cain elected to retire effective August 30, 2019. 

September 20, 2019
ACI's New Post-installed Concrete Anchor Installation Inspector Certification Program

The American Concrete Institute announces the launch of its Post-Installed Concrete Anchor Installation Inspector certification program.  ACI will use the program to certify individuals who have demonstrated the knowledge required to properly inspect the installation of post-installed adhesive and mechanical anchors in concrete.

September 18, 2019
Concrete Reinforcing Steel Institute Announces Four New Team Members

The Concrete Reinforcing Steel Institute announces the addition of four new employees to its roster. Three employees will be regional managers and one at CRSI’s national headquarters. All employees offer diversity and longevity to the Institute.

September 18, 2019
Donaldson Introduces iCue Connected Filtration Service to Monitor Industrial Dust Collectors Using IoT

Donaldson Company Inc., a leading worldwide manufacturer of filtration systems, today introduced iCue™ connected filtration service. Enabled by the industrial Internet of Things (IoT), the subscription service monitors industrial dust collectors and sends real-time data and maintenance alerts directly to facility management teams. The information is designed to prompt timely maintenance that can help improve production uptime and reduce operating costs.

September 18, 2019
Aquajet Systems Introduces Ergo Rotolance Hydrodemolition Attachments

Aquajet Systems AB, a global leader in Hydrodemolition machine manufacturing, offers the new Ergo Rotolance series. Designed specifically for the Ergo system, the new series features three size options — the Rotolance 30, Rotolance 130, and Rotolance 130S. The series effectively cleans, removes and roughens concrete, leaving a better bonding surface for new concrete or alternative materials. Contractors also can use the Ergo Rotolance attachments to remove rubber coatings, paint, rust, plastic and other materials.

September 17, 2019
Kryton International Adds Wireless Real-Time Concrete Monitoring

Kryton International Inc., a world leader in innovative concrete technology, today announced the company has acquired a 30 percent interest in Sensohive Technologies ApS of Odense, Denmark. The acquisition makes Kryton Sensohive's largest shareholder. Kryton will also be the exclusive North American distributor of Sensohive's award-winning Maturix™ technology, which uses advanced sensors and software enabling contractors and engineers to wirelessly monitor the concrete hardening process in real time from virtually any internet-connected device.

September 17, 2019
Australian Carpet and Tile Standard Now Incorporates In Situ Relative Humidity Test

Wagner Meters announces the update to AS 2455.1 (Textile floor coverings - Installation practice - General) allowing the use of the in-situ relative humidity (RH) probes to test the moisture condition of concrete subfloors below the surface. The nationwide Australian standard was approved on April 15, 2019, by the members of the TX-009 Joint Technical Committee on behalf of the Council of Standards Australia.

September 17, 2019
TACA Hosts Environmental & Sustainability Seminar

The Texas Aggregates & Concrete Association (TACA) – the leading state trade association for the aggregate, concrete, cement and associated industries – welcomed more than 90 attendees to its Environmental & Sustainability Seminar on Sept. 10-12 at the Marriott Riverwalk in San Antonio, Texas.

September 16, 2019