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Trick of the Trade: The Step-Down Flow-Stop

This ‘Trick of the Trade’ is shared by Mary Wilson of Michel Concrete Inc. in Springfield, IL. Mary offers this solution in response to the challenge by CFA President, Dennis Purinton. Mary’s company is rewarded with 50 points to her member account to be redeemed for an upcoming registration, event or purchase. The tip comes […]

Trick of the Trade Corner: Labor Savings & Quality Improvement

This issue’s Trick of the Trade is shared by Andy Stachler of Stachler Concrete Inc. in St. Henry, Ohio.  Andy responded to last quarter’s column featuring the inside corner stripping tool offered by Dennis Purinton and answering the challenge by our President.  Andy’s tip has rewarded his member account with 50 points he can redeem […]

OSHA New Confined Space Rule

OSHA CLAIMS NEW CONFINED SPACE RULE WILL PREVENT 780 INJURIES A YEAR The Occupational Safety and Health Administration issued a final rule to increase protections for construction workers in confined spaces. Confined spaces are described by OSHA as spaces not designed for people yet large enough for workers to enter and perform certain jobs. They […]

CFA Member: Prinsco, Inc. Recognized by Hanley Wood as MIP

“2014 Most Innovative Products Award” Winners Announced Washington, D.C., February, 2014 — The votes are in and winners selected for the “2014 Most Innovative Products (MIP) Award” program. Held annually at Hanley Wood’s World of Concrete, the MIP Award program showcases many of the products exhibited. The MIP award program allows attendees and audiences of […]

Concrete Brackets adds CCB-2000 to Patented Concrete Foundation & Footing Bracket System

Las Vegas, Nevada (January 22, 2008) — Concrete Brackets, LLC (Old Saybrook, CT) announces the introduction of their new CCB-2000 Footing Bracket. The CCB-2000 was developed for single faced sidewalk/ slab applications and designed to save more then 50% savings in time, labor, and, material during the setup and stripping of foundation forms. The CCB-2000 Self–Store […]

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