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    Technical Q&A: Low Break Results

    Question: I recently had a customer contact me regarding a low cylinder break result from his job. What does a low break mean and how should I respond? Answer: Frequently, break results are assumed to represent the in-place strength of the concrete that was placed. A...

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    Congrats to the Best of the Best!

    From left to right: Mac McWane, Daniel Peabody, Tony Thomas, Matthew Swope, Anthony Washington, and Rob Kraker.   Congratulations to the VRMCA 2018 Best of the Best graduates! This year’s class – Rob Kraker (Vulcan Materials), Mac McWane (Boxley),...

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    What is the Concrete Design Center?

    The NRMCA Concrete Design Center. You may have seen posts about this on our social media sites, or perhaps you’ve seen the Web page on the Build With Strength site. But do you know exactly what’s involved and what makes it a valuable tool for you and your...

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    Participation Drives Progress

    In our last newsletter, Past President Stephen Render provided a fantastic overview of the many positive changes that have been happening within our association, much driven by his vision and dedication. And now it’s up to me – with your help – to...

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