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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.

Construction Employment Increases in 42 States from June 2018 to June 2019

California and West Virginia Have Biggest Number and Percent of Annual Job Gains, While Louisiana Lags; California and Wyoming Experience Largest One-Month Gains as Nevada Has Worst Declines

July 19, 2019
Cemex Supports Youth Soccer Initiative with Concrete Donation

Cemex is donating concrete to further its support of Soccer in the Streets, a non-profit organization in Atlanta, Ga., that develops soccer projects and provides leadership programs to benefit children in historically marginalized communities.

July 19, 2019
High Concrete Group Kicks off $8 Million Manufacturing Revitalization

High Concrete Group LLC today broke ground on a major revitalization of its award-winning precast concrete production facilities at its Denver, Pa. headquarters. The investment in new equipment, processes and construction will completely overhaul operations on its 148-acre Pennsylvania campus in a bid to extend the company’s growing presence and influence in the world of architectural precast concrete.

July 17, 2019
Blastcrete Equipment Offers RS180 Mixer-Pump for High-Volume Gypsum Applications

Blastcrete Equipment LLC, long-time manufacturer of shotcrete and gunite mixers and pumps, introduces the RS180 Mixer-Pump with variable speeds from 0-18 cubic yards per hour and long-distance and high-volume pumping capabilities.

July 17, 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 Inc.

July 16, 2019
New Engineered Cement has Multiple Uses

Imperial Core Bond, the latest industrial-grade engineered cement from Kingdom Products, is a multiuse polymermodified cement-based product designed to be used as a basecoat over EIFS applications and mortar substrates.

July 12, 2019
BAM Investigates the Use of Earth Block Masonry for Sustainable Housing Construction

The Bundesanstalt für Materialforschung und –prüfung is involved in a new project which investigates the use of earth block masonry for sustainable housing construction. The research aims to examine the load-bearing behaviour of EBM in terms of failure mechanisms to ensure the design complies with the generally applicable masonry standard, DIN EN 1996/NA.

July 11, 2019
Keson Announces a New Level Product Launch

For years, the spirit and screeding level industry in North America has lacked meaningful innovation. Keson is aiming to change that through a new partnership with Sola Measuring Tools. Together, they are bringing high quality and affordable levels, featuring Sola's Focus vial technology, to North America.

July 10, 2019
Brokk Launches New Website for Ease of Use, Mobile Access and Educational Resources

Brokka leading manufacturer of remote-controlled demolition machines, has launched a new website,

July 10, 2019
Concrete Surface Treatment Chemicals Market Size Worth $15bn by 2025

Concrete Surface Treatment Chemicals Market size will likely surpass USD 15 billion by 2025; according to a new research report by Global Market Insights Inc.

July 10, 2019
Makinex's Jeff Durgin Takes New Role as Flooring Director

Jeff Durgin joined the Makinex Team as the as Global Product Manager back in February of 2018 and has now transitioned into the North American Flooring Director position.

July 10, 2019
Basic Knowledge of How to Securely Anchor Machinery to Prevent Movement

A proactive business owner knows that providing a hazard-free workplace by adhering to Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) will help create a successful work environment. Reducing workplace risk is a priority that benefits all elements of a business.

July 10, 2019
Bon Introduces New Line of Forged Masonry Trowels

Bon has introduced a new line of contractor-grade hand tools - Keystone Forged Masonry Trowels by Bon. The production of this trowel sets a new performance standard for masons.

July 9, 2019
Laticrete Launches the First Pumpable Underlayment

Laticrete, a leading manufacturer of globally proven construction solutions for the building industry, has introduced SuperCap SC650-MC, a fine-sanded, pumpable and pourable, low alkali cement-based, premium self-leveling topping that is suitable as a high-strength wear surface or underlayment. SC650-MC is the first high-volume self-leveling underlayment of its kind that flattens floors all while producing durable and low maintenance finished wear surfaces for an all-in-one solution.

July 9, 2019
Cemex USA fuels projects for Houston's Memorial City

Cemex USA is continuing its contributions to the growth of Memorial City, west of Houston, supplying several construction projects in the bustling area for developer, MetroNational, to help provide hundreds of thousands of square feet of residential, office and hospitality space.

July 9, 2019
DroneDeploy Launches Single Enterprise Solution for All Drone Operations

DroneDeploy, the leading drone software company, announced today a major expansion across its products, making it a single platform for all drone operations. The launch includes automated drone fleet management, enhanced workflow integrations, a low-altitude inspection mode, and advanced analytic capabilities.

July 9, 2019
Ultrabond ECO 907: Fast-Curing Adhesive for Wood Subfloors and More

Mapei introduces Ultrabond ECO 907 fast-curing, 100%-solids, silane-modified polymer, gun-grade adhesive designed for basic wood subfloor construction. “This moisture-curing product is also great for repairing wood flooring, installing wood molding and baseboards, bonding wood stair nosings, and attaching tackstrips to concrete subfloors,” said Jeff Johnson, Mapei's Business Marketing Manager for Floor Covering Installation Systems.

July 3, 2019
ACI Foundation is Now Accepting Fellowship and Scholarship Applications

The ACI Foundation announces that applications are now being accepted from graduate and undergraduate students for its 2020-2021 fellowships and scholarships. A recent addition to the available fellowships is the ACI Middle Eastern Fellowship—specifically for graduate students studying in Bahrain, Kuwait, Oman, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, and the United Arab Emirates. Application details for all fellowships and scholarships are available at

July 1, 2019
FPT Industrial Highlights Sustainable Engines and Strategies at the World Biogas Summit in 2019

As part of its continuous approach to sustainability, FPT Industrial is participating in the UK Anaerobic Digestion and World Biogas Expo 2019, which takes place at the National Exhibition Center in Birmingham, UK, on July 3 - 4, 2019.

July 1, 2019
WarmlyYours Celebrates 20th Year

WarmlyYours is celebrating its 20th Anniversary as a company with a massive sale on their flagship electric floor heating product line.

June 27, 2019