8-ft Aluminum Form Inventory Excess

A member of the Concrete Foundations Association has an inventory of aluminum forms they are ready to reduce. Forms are 8-ft x 36″ with an 8-16 hole pattern and are in excellent shape. Will sell with or without baskets. For more information and pricing contact Brock @ (316) 618-6089.

Concrete Foundations Association Responds to Pending Shortage of Form Ties:

Shortage could create a temporary shutdown in residential construction (March 11, 2021 – Mt. Vernon, Iowa) — The Concrete Foundations Association (CFA) – the leading organization serving as the voice of cast-in-place contractors – has announced an industry-wide effort to mitigate the pending shortage of steel form ties across the North American markets.  According to James […]

Used Steel Ply Inventory Ready To Move

CFA Local Supplier Member is looking to move a large inventory of steel-ply form panels from their location in you Darlingon Maryland. Over 500 – 24-in used, Symons steel-ply panels are in stock and ready to go. The pricing consists of:•. 24-in x 8-ft only $79.00 each• 24-in x 6-ft only $64.00 each• 24-in x […]

What Causes Concrete Build-up on Forms

Part 3 of a 4-Part Series By Destry Kenning, Forming Market Segment Manager, Nox-Crete Products Group Just about all concrete-forming contractors will tell you that one of the challenges they face on job sites is keeping their forms clean, or, more specifically, preventing concrete buildup on the working faces of their forms. Theoretically, if you […]

Acceptable Tolerances for Residential Footings

As published in Concrete Contractor Magazine, August/September 2017. This column pertains to the nature of minimum requirements or specifications for the size of concrete footings in relation to the foundation walls they support. Question: I have a foundation that was poured and I am not impressed.  The footings were poured and when they set the […]

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 […]

Elevating Board Form Concrete to a Marketable Aesthetic

If the Great Recession has taught us anything as a company, it is that a concrete construction company can be extremely resilient when everything is on the line. In order to be resilient, our company had to be creative and apply ourselves to finding work and finding uniqueness any way possible. Out here in the […]

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 […]

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