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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.

Concrete Fibers Market to Cross USD 2.8 billion by 2025

Global Concrete Fibers Market is set to grow from its current market value of more than $1.5 billion to over $2.8 billion by 2025; according to a new research report by Global Market Insights, Inc.

September 13, 2019
Western Specialty Contractors Offers Tips on Protecting Parking Structures from Damage During Winter

Chemical deicers and snow plows are commonly used in winter to eliminate hazardous ice and snow from parking decks and structures. While deicers are doing their job melting away snow and ice, some may actually be corroding the parking structure’s concrete and reinforcing steel, and some snow removal techniques may actually be doing more damage than good.

September 12, 2019
Brokk Offers Three Darda Concrete Crushers for Reinforced Concrete Applications

Brokk, the world’s leading manufacturer of remote-controlled demolition machines, has launched three new concrete crusher models —the CC440, CC480 and CC580 The attachments, manufactured by Brokk’s German sister company, Darda, offer contractors a high-performance tool for Brokk’s Next Generation SmartPower series, increasing operator safety and productivity on a variety of tough demolition jobs including top-down and interior demolition.

September 12, 2019
EP Henry Introduces World's First Precast Products Manufactured with CO2-Cured Solidia Concrete

EP Henry, the leading manufacturer of unit concrete products in North America, in collaboration with Solidia Technologies, a cement and concrete technology start-up, has introduced the world’s first products made with low-carbon Solidia Concrete. Using LafargeHolcim’s Solidia Cement™ as its base, which requires lower temperatures during production and thereby emits less carbon, Solidia Concrete products are cured with CO2 instead of water, reducing their overall carbon footprint up to 70% compared to traditional concrete.

September 12, 2019
Yanmar Completes Acquisition of North American Loader Manufacturer ASV Holdings

Yanmar Group today announced the completion of its acquisition of compact equipment manufacturer ASV Holdings Inc., a designer and manufacturer of renowned compact tracked loaders (“CTLs”) and skid-steer loaders. The announcement is the final step in the acquisition, following on from the June disclosure of a definitive agreement to acquire the company through the mechanism of a statutory merger.

September 11, 2019
Concrete Reinforcing Steel Institute Develops Stainless Steel Fabrication Certification Program

The Concrete Reinforcing Steel Institute introduces the Stainless Steel Fabrication Certification Program, as the latest addition to the CRSI certification programs. Originating in May of 2017, this initiative is a voluntary industry-sponsored program with the purpose of improving plant operations for the quality fabrication of stainless steel reinforcing bars and recognizing excellence in the concrete reinforcing steel industry.

September 11, 2019
Concrete Industry Management Program Seeks Donations for 2020 Auction at World of Concrete

The Concrete Industry Management program – a business intensive program that awards students with a four-year Bachelor of Science degree in Concrete Industry Management – is seeking donations for their 2020 CIM Auction to be held at World of Concrete.

September 10, 2019
Milwaukee Launches Major Expansion of Their Headlamp Offering

A leading job site lighting provider in the industry, Milwaukee Tool, continues to expand their rapidly-growing Personal Lighting family of products with a major expansion of their headlamp solutions. The line-up includes two new rechargeable lights – a game-changing USB Rechargeable Beacon Hard Hat Light, which provides 360° of personal safety lighting, and a USB Rechargeable Low-Profile Headlamp. Also launching is a non-rechargeable solution, the Milwaukee® Spot/Flood Headlamp.

September 9, 2019
Vacuworx Hires Area Business Manager for Southern Latin America

Vacuworx has announced an addition to its international sales team as the company continues to explore and develop new opportunities for the faster, safer and smarter handling of pipeline and construction materials worldwide.

September 9, 2019
Self-Compacting Concrete Market is Expected to Reach USD 30.2 Billion by 2024

According to a new research report by GMI, global Self-Compacting Concrete Market size is expected to surpass USD 30.2 bn by 2024. Reportedly, through the deal, the self-compacting concrete market giant would get full proprietorship of ScotAsh.

September 9, 2019
Checkmate Launches Atom Xtreme Self-retracting Lifeline

Checkmate, the U.K.-based Pure Safety Group brand, unveiled its new Atom Xtreme 6-foot self-retracting lifeline in North America. The product is significant in that it is the smallest and lightest fall arrest block in the world and one of a select few Checkmate products available in North America.  

September 6, 2019
Guardian Launches HTL Horizontal Lifeline For Fall Protection

Guardian Fall Protection, a Pure Safety Group brand, has unveiled its new HTL Horizontal Lifeline for use in fall protection systems. The horizontal anchorage accommodates two workers in fall arrest at 30-, 60- and 100-foot lengths.

September 6, 2019
Guardian Fall Protection Introduces Webbing HLL

Guardian Fall Protection, a Pure Safety Group brand, will introduce a new webbing horizontal lifeline at the 2019 National Safety Congress & Expo in San Diego. The Guardian Fall Protection Webbing HLL is a temporary horizontal lifeline designed for use in fall restraint or fall arrest. Its lightweight polyester 65-foot webbing is water- and UV-resistant and can accommodate up to two users with a combined weight of 440 pounds.

September 6, 2019
Checkmate Unveils Xcalibre SRL Line Up at NSC 2019

Checkmate, a Pure Safety Group brand, will unveil the line up of Checkmate Xcalibre Self-Retracting Lifelines for North America at the 2019 National Safety Congress & Expo in San Diego.

September 6, 2019
Pure Safety Group Announces New Brand Strategy Amid Record-Setting Years of Growth

Pure Safety Group entered the safety industry in 2017 through a rapid succession of acquisitions and integration of four fall protection manufacturers.  In just 12 months, it built a family of brands that includes Guardian, Checkmate, Stronghold, Web Devices and Norguard, a vast portfolio of more than 5,000 products, 160 patents, and a new corporate headquarters and training center in Houston. It also jump-started an aggressive innovation plan that resulted in the launch of 10 new products in the first half of 2019. 

September 6, 2019
Overlay System Designed for Ease of Use

Duraamen recently released its new Terrazzi Sprayable Polished Concrete Floor System, an innovative technology that helps eliminate poor results and reduce the costs and installation time of polished concrete floors.

September 5, 2019
Cement and Mortar Testing Equipment Manufacturers & Suppliers to Spot Promising Revenue Growth Outlook in R&D Laboratories

MEA & Latin America to emerge attractive for cement & mortar testing equipment APEJ secures top market position, says research.

September 5, 2019
Simpson Strong-Tie Introduces Enhanced 2019–2020 Fastening Systems Technical Guide and Catalog

Simpson Strong-Tie, the leader in engineered structural connectors and building solutions, has announced the release of its 2019–2020 Fastening Systems catalog, a comprehensive yet streamlined reference guide designed to aid customers in quickly identifying the right products for the job from across the company’s extensive line of fasteners, fastener systems and productivity solutions.

September 5, 2019
Confast Flat-headed Sleeve Anchor is Now Available

The Confast flat-headed sleeve anchor is now available through direct purchase from Concrete Fastening Systems, Incorporated.

September 4, 2019
New Diamond Edge Universal Cut-Off Wheel from Spyder Products Cuts Costs While Cutting Through Almost Any Material

Spyder Products, a leader in high-performance power tool accessories, is today introducing a diamond abrasive cut-off wheel that can power through almost any material a professional might encounter — metal, stone, tile, composites and more — while providing a significantly lower cost-per-cut than conventional bonded abrasive products.

September 4, 2019