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The US aggregates future has international industry players seeing stars in 2024. Now the M&A rush is on as these movers and shakers stake out their US turf, and dig in for the long haul.  In the 2024 edition of the “Rock Products Aggregates Industry Market Report,” the Capstone Partners’ Building Products & Construction Services Team unveiled […]

  Resource Erectors Industry Watch Q3 2022 In part 1 we looked at the rising demand for recycled gypsum in the booming construction industry of 2022, and how building contractors are even more under the gun when it comes to the high cost of material production and eventual transportation to job sites.  Under runaway inflation […]

  “As flexible mobile technology, 3D concrete printing means the technique can be used in physically restricted areas so there is no need to develop complicated and potentially expensive logistical plans. In addition, 3D printed concrete delivers a low carbon, quick-drying solution that saves time.”- 

  While the pandemic wreaked havoc on supply chains and production output in mining, manufacturing, and construction it also provided an impetus for some long-delayed innovation. Even before Covid 19 reared its ugly head, the industrial world faced the ongoing challenges that continue to this day in the way of skilled labor shortages, rigorous environmental […]

  An April 2021 Associated Press report posted at Power Engineering announced the latest first prize winners of Elon Musk’s $20 million XPRIZE. $15 million (with the other $5 million going to promising runners up) was split between two of the most unlikely candidates (from the green-minded environmentalist point of view); a coal-fired power plant […]

  The term “green concrete”, not so many decades ago, used to describe the condition of freshly poured ready mix concrete in construction projects or precast concrete products that required more curing time to achieve its full average 3,000 psi strength. The term “green” as applied to concrete was all about quality control.  Now, in […]

With approximately 1,000 new people adding to the population of Texas each day, the Texas Aggregates & Concrete Association (TACA) is taking the initiative to ensure that their member companies will be able to sustain the inevitable huge demand for aggregates, concrete, and cement. 

  At Resource Erectors we’ve been keeping a close eye on the “green cement” concept. With our decades of long-standing connections with industry leaders and professionals in both the mining and concrete sectors, we make it our mission to stay ahead of the curve when it comes to trends that affect those industries where our […]

  At Resource Erectors we’ve been making The Case for Resilient Concrete Construction for quite some time. We maintain connections with industry leaders and the top professional talent in the precast concrete industry across North America, so it’s our business to keep a close watch on trends in this essential sector. 

Three things are coming together: The tiny home fad, modular construction and 3D printing.

US Marines Print Concrete Bridge, Barracks, and Bunker The official website of the US Marine Corps released an August 2019 report detailing the progress of an advanced first-of-its-kind 3D printing exercise.

The Long Term Value of Concrete Construction: Looking Beyond the Carbon Footprint In May 2019, the Portland Cement Association (PCA) released the report titled, “The Real Value of Resilient Construction”, The elaborate 10-section paper makes a strong case for concrete construction in the US, where recovery spending after natural disasters reached an astounding $306 billion […]