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April 22, 2020
Business Owners Should Improve Communications, Create Vision Statements
Business Owners Should Improve Communications, Create Vision Statements
Like many in the restaurant industry, we have converted our dining room floors over to polished concrete. Many people believe that a correctly installed polished floor is a one-time thing. It’s concrete, right? It’ll last forever.  Read More →
Ardex Concrete Restoration Systems
Downtown Revitalization Features Big Fish in an Oregon Plaza​​​​​​​
Downtown Revitalization Features Big Fish in an Oregon Plaza
There’s nothing new about mosaics. Excavations of Pompeii show it was a popular form of decoration in upper-class Roman homes around the time of Christ. Read More →
Ardex Concrete Restoration Systems

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Stamped and Textured Concrete are the Foundation of the Decorative Industry​​​​​​​
Stamped and Textured Concrete are the Foundation of the Decorative Industry
Stamped concrete, also known as textured or embossed concrete, is the most recognized decorative concrete finish and is often the first thing people think of when the term “decorative concrete” is used. Read More →
Fast Curing Resinous Flooring Systems
► Hospitals Specifying Quick and Sanitary Floors 
With hospitals, medical centers and doctors’ offices scrambling to accommodate an influx of patients afflicted by COVID-19, the Sisters of Mercy at Mercy Medical Center in Baltimore, Maryland, are transforming the 17th floor into 32 new patient rooms. The floor had previously been used for storage.  Read More →
 GatorBar Glass – Lowest Cost and Best Performance
Neuvokas Corp., a leading composite rebar manufacturer, introduces GatorBar Glass, its initial GFRP rebar product. GatorBar Glass offers the lowest cost composite rebar with improved handling by virtually eliminating slivers. It is 100% made in USA, meets all ASTM 7957 specifications, and provides a guaranteed tensile strength 4X greater than grade 40 steel rebar. Read More →
► American Concrete Institute Announces New Position Statements
In support of the American Concrete Institute’s mission, ACI has recently published three new position statements.  These position statements support policy positions along with state, federal, and international programs, rules, and regulations. Read More →
► Alchemco's Waterproofing Agent Voted the Most Innovative Product of 2020 in the Concrete Materials Category
Alchemco’s TechCrete 2500 Waterproofing Agent was voted Most Innovative Product in the Concrete Materials Category, at the 2020 World of Concrete Convention. The MIP2020 is the only annual award program honoring innovative new products designed for all segments of the concrete and masonry industries.  Read More →
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Please check with the sponsor of these events to verify their up-to-date schedules.
May 8 - 9, 2020
Overlays & Microtoppings / Repair & Restoration

Kingdom Products
Throop, Pennsylvania


May 29 - 31, 2020
Beyond Vertical Concrete with Josh Russell

Kingdom Products
Temple, Georgia
June 5 - 6, 2020
2-Day Course in Decorative Concrete

Something Better Corp.
Santa Ana, California

August 5-9, 2020
The Ultimate Creative Concrete Training

The Concrete Countertop Institute
London, Ontario, Canada
More Training & Educational Opportunities
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