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A New Information Source:

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Content created and curated by and for the commercial and residential concrete and masonry industries.  

The World of Concrete has brought you something new:, a year-round web destination for industry professionals to keep up with the latest relevant news that drives the global concrete and masonry construction industries. Content created and curated with a focus on the commercial and residential concrete and masonry sectors. will be the prime source of industry news and resources for design, production, and construction of concrete and masonry structures. We are searching the globe to bring our visitors the most interesting and relevant information--information you can trust--written and edited by experienced professionals.

I will be serving as the technical and editorial lead on and of the WOC360 newsletter, a full 360-degree view of the show, which is delivered to your inbox every two weeks. For those of you who don't know me, I was previously the editorial director  of Concrete Construction magazine for 20 years. I am a Fellow of the American Concrete Institute and a licensed professional engineer in Michigan and Colorado. I also directed the educational programs of the American Concrete Institute and was the Executive Director of The Masonry Society. I live in Lyons, Colorado and can be reached at [email protected] or by phone at 773-494-4619. Joining me in producing content for is Rick Yelton, also an engineer, who was editor of The Concrete Producer and Masonry Construction magazines for many years and now serves as editor at large for World of Concrete. Rick can be reached at [email protected].com or at 630-605-7203. We will be using our knowledge and deep connections to develop engaging and highly relevant content for the global construction industry.

The topics covered on include:

 Industry News & Resources: Everything that is happening in the concrete and masonry industries from material suppliers, design professionals and contractors.

Products and Manufacturers: Highlighting the newest products and services that are advancing concrete and masonry design construction, production and repair.

Concrete and Masonry Resources: Technical guidance on everything from the basics to the newest materials and techniques that are shaping the design, production, construction, and repair of concrete and masonry structures.

Business and Markets: Industry suppliers, design professionals, and builders are businesspeople too; this section has guidance on how to operate a small business and will feature people who are successful at it.

Be sure to save to your favorites and bookmarks--new content will be updated daily to keep you informed and up to date.



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