Winter Walls – The Walls Are “Leaking”

As published in Concrete Contractor Magazine, April 10, 2017. This column presents a comparison issue between what is assumed to be faulty construction or installation and the natural hydration process combined with the change of seasons. Question: Last winter we installed several foundations for a builder in one development. He called this week asking us […]

Coming Out On Top: CFA’s Projects of the Year Elevate Craftsmanship

Mount Vernon, IA Aug 31, 2016 – The Concrete Foundations Association (CFA) – the recognized voice and authority for the residential concrete industry, announced the 2016 Projects of the Year award recipients at CFA Convention 2016 in Myrtle Beach, S. Car. on Saturday, July 23, 2016. Three projects were recognized as award winners including the Grand Overall Project of […]


Mount Vernon, IA Aug 29, 2016 – The Concrete Foundations Association (CFA) – the recognized voice and authority for the residential concrete industry, announced the 2016 Safety Achievement Award recipients at CFA Convention 2016 in Myrtle Beach, SC. on Saturday, July 23, 2016. The Safety Achievement Awards program seeks to recognize the commitment to safety […]

CFA MEMBER OBITUARY: John Thomas “Jack” Easton

Jack Easton of Durand Forms, Easton Enterprises

John Thomas “Jack” – Age 93, of Linden, died Tuesday, July 28, 2015. Funeral services will be held 11:00 AM Saturday, August 1, 2015 at Sharp Funeral Homes, Fenton Chapel, 1000 Silver Lake Road, Fenton. Chaplain Hank Messing officiating. Burial in Fairview Cemetery, Linden. Visitation will be held at the funeral home Thursday from 6-9 […]

Employing the Next Generation – Convention Seminar

CFA Convention 2015 Williamsburg, VA July 23-25 “Bridging The Generational Gaps” presented by Jason Ells of Custom Concrete The next generation:  who are they and how do we engage them?  Baby Boomers, Generation X and Millennials; they all have their strengths, weaknesses and characteristics that set them apart.  However, today’s business owners face very real […]


Are you having trouble finding and keeping good workers? You can’t miss David Whitlock’s sessions on Workforce Development, Friday, July 24 at the Williamsburg Lodge in Williamsburg, Va. Recruiting Keepers – This session will explore and discuss effective recruitment strategies for finding good workers. It will be focused specifically on what you can and cannot […]

R.F. Woehrmyer – First Ohio CFA Certified Foundation Company

For Immediate Release March 13, 2015 R.F. Woehrmyer Becomes First Certified Foundation Company in Ohio Mt. Vernon, Iowa – Concrete foundations constructed in the state of Ohio will now be produced by Ohio’s first certified foundation company, R.F. Woehrmyer Concrete Construction of Minster, Ohio. The Certified Foundation Company distinction is a program rating established by […]

Sauter to be Honored During World of Concrete

Ed Sauter will retire as Executive Director of the CFA at the end of 2014.  World of Concrete will officially celebrate his legacy after 22 years of service. 1993 – ED SAUTER BECAME THE FIFTH EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR FOR THE CONCRETE FOUNDATION ASSOCIATION and began expanding the benefits of membership as well as increasing the Association’s […]

CFA Announces 2014 Annual Convention Theme and Education Schedule

Moving Toward Profitability Mt. Vernon, Iowa (March 12, 2014) – The Concrete Foundations Association (CFA) – a non-profit industry representing cast-in-place contractors and the recognized authority for residential concrete industry – has announced the theme for their 2014 Annual Convention. To be held at the Kalahari Resort in Sandusky, Ohio, the Annual Convention is the […]

Project Entries for 2014 CFA Projects of the Year: Vote Now!

The 2014 CFA Projects of the Year Voting is now open. Submitted by CFA members from diverse markets, this year’s crop of projects feature single family residences of monstrous proportion and insanely detailed modest footprints as well as challenging and imaginative multi-family.  Never before has this level of detail and achievement been evidenced from submittals […]


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