By Brent Dezember | Chairman, National Precast Concrete Association If you think back to the beginning […]
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Estragon, sitting on a low mound, is trying to take off his boot. He pulls at […]
If you were precasting in 1992, you might see some parallels between that time nearly 20 […]
It’s tax season, and as you work with your tax professional to file your 2010 return, it may be helpful to know a few details of the Small Business Jobs Act passed by Congress in 2010.
Bonnie Wasson of U.S. Concrete Precast Group in Phoenix, Ariz., and chair of the NPCA Safety, […]
As emerging technologies in concrete construction march relentlessly forward and new product and safety standards follow closely behind, precasters can benefit from information available from NPCA’s website to maintain a competitive edge.
The economic recession got a serious grip on the precast concrete industry in 2009, with business decreasing an estimated 20 percent as construction projects stalled, funding disappeared and credit grew increasingly tight. While signs of a recovery are on the horizon, it is expected to be a long, slow climb. To see how the industry is coping with the downturn, Precast Inc. technical consultant Sue McCraven contacted a cross section of precast concrete manufacturers, who shared four primary strategies for fighting back during tough economic times.
Before you sign a contract, do yourself a favor and check the wording – or include your own!
In Part 2, NPCA engineering consultant Sue McCraven interviews John Greer, Chris Pink and Dominic Girotti for the Canadian viewpoint on the recent economic and banking upheavals and their impact on precast industry business decisions and outlooks.
Precast concrete ramps benefit not only disabled persona, but precasters, contractors and DPWs as well.
High prices force precasters to find ways to work more efficiently.