As we deal with tough and unsure times, developments and improvements keep the concrete market moving forward. These have certainly been a few of the strangest and most difficult days modern Americans have ever faced. While some concrete contractors have had the fortune to keep working despite the pandemic quarantine, others have seen tasks halted. […]
As we deal with tough and unsure times, developments and improvements keep the concrete market moving forward.
These have certainly been a few of the strangest and most difficult days modern Americans have ever faced. While some concrete contractors have had the fortune to keep working despite the pandemic quarantine, others have seen tasks halted.
Whether you're working consistently or trying to find out how to jump-start your business upon a return to normalcy, now might be an exceptional time to learn more about the current technologies, innovations, developments, and skilled ideas that are driving the industry forward.
New Technologies: Robotics, Big Data, and More
From robotic demolition that allows big work in tight spaces to state-of-the-art atomized dust suppression machines, brand-new technological innovations increase productivity, security, performance and improvement.
Robotic technology is allowing contractors to carry out a series of tasks autonomously that formerly required manual labor, such as rebar tying, demolition and surveying. Stephen Knuth from T&D USA states big data enables accurate and reliable concrete curing.
As concerns labor force advancement, National Flooring Equipment vice president Connie Johnson says enhancing the perception of the concrete building and construction industry is essential to motivating a brand-new generation of jobseekers to consider contracting. At the exact same time, Blastcrete Equipment president Tripp Farrell says utilizing a concrete pump accessory can assist in maximizing equipment usage. Both sets of recommendations focus on one bottom line: doing what it takes to improve your company.
Wherever your business stands at the moment, learning everything you can about enhancing performance, implementing proven skills and processes, and finding what's new in the market can provide the edge you need. Even if we are required to set new objectives in the face of adversity, together, we can all get through these difficult times and expect better days.
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In the return of the in-person event of the American Society of Concrete Contractors Conference, these are the top award winners of the many presented at the conference. Congratulations to all recipients.
Recognizing efforts in safety for concrete contractors across the country, four safety awards by the Safety & Risk Management Council were presented by at the 2021 American Society of Concrete Contractors Conference in St. Louis, Mo.
ASCC's Gaining Strength Award was established to acknowledge up-and-coming individuals aged 40 and under who go above and beyond to promote and professionally represent the concrete industry, through actions in their company and industry organizations.
With the theme "Accelerating the Cement & Concrete Industry’s Path to Net Zero", the World Cement Association's virtual conference will take place on October 20-21, online. Attendance is free for WCA Members.