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C O N C R E T E P R O D U C T S . C O M VOL. 72 NO. 8 Contents AUGUST 2019 Concrete ® products DEPARTMENTS 4 EDITORIAL Activist investors prod multinational producers on carbon dioxide emissions sunset. ACI 318 Building Code Committee Chair Dr. Jack P. Moehle explains how ACI 318-19 brings new provisions for alternative cements and aggregates clownishness. Pierre Villere assesses the effect of the Federal Reserve interest rate he had called earlier in the construction season. • Architectural precast prospects fuel High Concrete's $8M plant upgrade • CalPortland documents glaring void in greenhouse gas accounting • 3D printing, graphene partners trace rapid building template • New test stands to increase fly ash marketers' raw feed sources • Thin shell TWA structure gets new life • 36-in. Slim stone bulks up Oldcastle APG veneer program Concrete Supply Co. reaps efficiencies from a mobile technology platform built with a Bulk Construction Materials Initiative assist. IT veteran Craig Yeack discusses the 'extract & act' route to operational improvements. BASF Construction Chemicals/Admixture System formulates mortar befitting the Cooper Hewitt Smithsonian Design Museum. Link's ROI Cabmate Semi-Active Cab Suspension System A parabolic concrete arch shoulders a new downtown gateway in Spokane, Wash. 16 NEWS SCOPE 28 BRIEFS 70 FINAL FORM August 2019 • 3 6 GUEST EDITORIAL 52 TECHNOL0GY TRENDS COVER STORY, P. 42 NEXT GENERATION OSHKOSH, P. 60 ISLAND READY-MIX, P. 15 Ernst Enterprises of Georgia moves into the south end of the Atlanta market with a Vince Hagan twin wet/dry alley plant—one of the Peach State's largest ready mixed operations. PHOTOS: Don Marsh PHOTO: CarbonCure Technologies 8 THE STRATEGIST 10 GOVERNMENT AFFAIRS 46 FEATURE 58 TECHNICAL TALK 64 INNOVATIONS REPORT 66 INNOVATIONS

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