Latest Additions

Latest Additions

Here are the latest updates and additions to the CFA web site.


Posted: July 20, 2015
For Sale: Low-mileage 1994 White GMC w/ Fassi Crane
​This 1994 truck crane has a Volvo PD123EB engine, a 9-speed Volvo transmission and a 19-foot + 4-foot aluminum bed.  A mounted Fassi F230.23 crane sits atop the chassis.
Posted: July 20, 2015
For Sale: Used Inventory of Precise Forms 36-in. panels
​A used but well-cared-for inventory of 36-in. panels. Forms are 6x12 hole pattern with smooth faces.
Posted: November 18, 2014
For Sale: Sure Stone Forms and Liners
Sure Stone is a precast retaining block system that offers diversity to contractors involved in the cast-in-place concrete industry.
Posted: November 18, 2014
For Sale: 5-in. 9 Gauge Concrete Pipe for Concrete Pump
Will offer these at a great discount
Posted: November 18, 2014
For Sale: 2005 Mack CV713 Granite T/A Telebelt Mixer Truck
AMI-370 6 cyl, 370 hp, Eaton Fuller 9LL, A/R cab
Posted: November 18, 2014
For Sale: Western Forms used forming panels - 6x12
Western Forms - 40 smooth 6-12 hole pattern, 36" x 48". Asking $110.00 ea
Posted: November 18, 2014
Posted: November 18, 2014
For Sale: Used form basket
These used form baskets hold 16 3x4 forms. They have a hook connect. Ten (10) available.
Posted: November 18, 2014
For Sale: Husky Forms like-new smooth forming panels - 8x8
Husky Forms - 44 smooth 8-8 hole pattern, 36" x 48".
Posted: November 18, 2014
For Sale: Simon Silver like-new smooth forming panels - 6x12
9-0 & 6-0 Simon silvers with one pour on them, smooth 6-12 hole pattern.
Posted: November 18, 2014
For Sale: Wall-Ties Forms vertex forms and fillers - 6x12
A large set of 8-0 vertex forms and fillers with 6-12 hole pattern in good condition
Posted: November 18, 2014
For Sale: Husky Forms like-new smooth complete set - 8-8
This complete set of like-new, smooth 8-8 hole pattern
Posted: November 18, 2014
For Sale: Interstate Trailer in great condition
1993 Interstate 18DT trailer with newer tires and deck.  Ramps and axles work great.
Posted: June 12, 2014
Northeast Regional Sales Representative
Western Forms is looking for a Sales Representative for the Northeast region.
Posted: February 21, 2014
For Sale: Peterbilt 357 with IMT 52 and Pup
This truck is great for a regional contractor with a large geographical area and/or large volume needs.
Posted: January 17, 2013
Wanted: Used smooth face forming panels - 3-ft x 4-ft"
CFA member is looking for used 3-ft x 4-ft smooth form panels, preferably with an 8-in. hole pattern
Posted: August 9, 2012
Wanted: 9' Aluminum Forms
CFA member interested in used 9-ft aluminum forms with a 6-12 hole pattern having the vertex-brick face pattern.
Posted: May 9, 2012
For Sale: Stone Spreader Truck
2004 Sterling LT9513 • 2004 WK Dahms model 16 Super Stone Slinger. This truck has little tire wear and has been regularly maintained.
Posted: April 23, 2012
For Sale: 2007 Sterling LT9500
MBE 4000-450HP Motor, Eaton Fuller 8LL, 20,000 LB Front, 46,000 LB Rear, Fassi 330 Articulating Crane, 22’6” low profile body.
Posted: April 2, 2012
For Sale: Forming Products
A CFA member has the following list of forming products, smooth-faced and 6/12 hole pattern.
Posted: March 21, 2012
Michigan Contractor Looking for Energetic Foreman - Ownership Potential
This position would become primary field manager in 5-7 years with a partnership buy-in offered at time of seniority.
Posted: January 27, 2012
For Sale: B.E.P. Gang Forms
Brick-tectured forms in a variety of sizes. Accessories included.
Posted: January 20, 2012
For Sale: 2003 Pumpstar 28-meter Z-Boom
This pump is in excellent condition (very low hours) and has been kept inside year round.
Posted: October 21, 2011
Wanted:  Poured Concrete Wall Foreman
Candidate will work locally with field crews and management to deliver high-quality poured concrete wall projects on time and within budget
Posted: July 22, 2011
CFA Member Looking for an Experienced Wall Foreman
A growing concrete company and CFA member doing both residential and commercial walls is in need of a foreman with poured concrete wall experience to run a wall crew.
Posted: July 21, 2011
Job Superintendent Needed in Baltimore, Maryland
Must have 5+ years’ experience managing and installing concrete walls and flatwork for residential and commercial projects.
Posted: June 27, 2011
For Sale: 2002 Case CX160 Excavator
This is a very good machine for digging basements at an absolute bargain price.
Posted: June 13, 2011
Maryland Company Hiring
Maryland company seeks to hire the following positions:  Crane/Roll-off Operator, Stone Slinger Operator and Dump Truck Driver.
Posted: June 13, 2011
Wanted: Western Elite forms
CFA Member from Maine needs Western Elite 5' x 3' and any other size fillers.
Posted: February 9, 2011
New ConForm Inventory Liquidation
Elbows, Reducers, Clamps, Gaskets, Lock Hubs, Clean Out Balls – Everything Must Go!
Posted: January 14, 2011
Aluminum forms for sale
All forms are in excellent working condition.
Posted: November 5, 2010
CFA Elects New Board Members
The Concrete Foundations Association has announced the newest terms for its Board of Directors as well as a new President to direct its next two-year period.
Posted: September 30, 2010
For Sale: PK26502 Knuckle Boom Crane For Sale
Like new 2004 PK26502 continuous rotation knuckle boom mounted on a 1988 International truck in very good shape.
Posted: September 29, 2010
Wanted: New or Used Trackhoe
Concrete contractor is interested in purchasing a new or used full-sized trackhoe.
Posted: September 28, 2010
For Sale: Knuckle Boom Crane (and Forming Panels) in North Carolina
2005 Western Star model number 4900SA, with an IMT 34-235 knuckle boom crane and
Red Wall Panel Forms, 8-ft, 4-ft, 3-ft and 1-ft in height
Posted: July 29, 2010
For Sale: 2000 Freight Liner FL 112 with PM20025 Crane
Includes PM20025 crane. Less than 16,000 miles!
Posted: April 22, 2010
Wanted: Smooth-Faced Aluminum Forms
CFA member looking to purchase used sets of 9-ft, 8-ft and 4-ft aluminum forms with smooth faces.
Posted: March 15, 2010
For Sale: 1986 International F2674 with PM Model 23025 crane
Includes hydraulic pump, air shift PTO and necessary boom rests.
Posted: March 3, 2010
For Sale: 1999 Ford F550 Super Duty
Knapheide 6132D54J Service Body - 129,606 miles
Posted: March 3, 2010
For Sale: 2002 Putzmeister Telebelt 105 Conveyor
2002 Mack model RD688S 105 ft. telescoping conveyor
Posted: March 3, 2010
For Sale: 2001 26’ United Expressline Trailer
8’-6” wide x 7’-6” high
Posted: October 30, 2009
CFA Announces Call for Entries for 2010 Projects of the Year Awards
The Concrete Foundations Association has announced the call for entries for the “2010 Projects of the Year” Award.
Posted: September 29, 2009
CFA Presents Robert D. Sawyer Distinguished Service Award to Barry Herbert
The CFA recently presented its highest honor, the Robert D. Sawyer Distinguished Service Award to Barry Herbert at the CFA Annual Summer Convention held July 30-August 1.
Posted: September 29, 2009
New Spectra Precision Theodolite from Trimble Features Dual-sided LCD
The DET-2 is a rugged, cost-effective digital electronic theodolite that provides accurate horizontal and vertical angle measurements for general construction applications. The versatile instrument is easy-to-use when turning angles and setting elevations and lines.
Posted: September 29, 2009
New Trimble Spectra Precision Grade Lasers Feature Wireless Remote Control
The versatile lasers are rugged, cost-effective and can perform three types of jobs for the construction contractors—level, grade, and vertical alignment with plumb.
Posted: September 21, 2009
New Event: World of Concrete 2010
WOC 2010 promises to bring you the latest technologies, seminar programs, indoor & outdoor events, demonstrations, resources and valuable information for the concrete and masonry industry professionals.
Posted: September 14, 2009
Concrete Contractor’s Top Products of 2009 Announced
Concrete Contractor, the leading business information resource for concrete contractors, announced today the Concrete Contractor’s Top Products of 2009. Top winners are recognized by readers based on interest and inquiries over the past year.
Posted: August 31, 2009
Wanted: Concrete Pump
CFA member is looking for a Putz or Schwing concrete pump, late model, 38m-47m.
Posted: August 31, 2009
Posted: August 31, 2009
For Sale: 2001 Kenworth Stone Slinger
MultiCat 21 Yard Box. 3 lift axles, new belts, ready to go!
Posted: August 24, 2009
Trimble Introduces Digital Pen Solutions for Construction Contractors
Designed specifically for the construction contractor, the Trimble Digital Pen Solutions provide the simplicity of working with pen and paper with easy conversion to digital data by using a dockable digital pen.
Posted: August 24, 2009
Trimble Introduces the New Excavator Depth Display System
Designed for compact equipment including backhoes, mini-excavators and smaller excavators, the new DDS300 system provides dynamic depth display to improve the accuracy and productivity of trenching, excavating and grading operations.
Posted: August 24, 2009
Trimble’s AllTrak System Manages Construction Assets, Reduces Loss
With accurate tracking information about asset usage, contractors can increase their efficiency while confidently managing acquisition, maintenance, and eventual retirement of their tools, equipment, and other portable assets.
Posted: August 24, 2009
Trimble Expands its Construction Layout Portfolio
Using Trimble construction layout solutions, contractors can increase point layout productivity and accuracy while reducing rework and project expenses.
Posted: August 19, 2009
Distributors Can Benefit from Bilco’s stakWEL® Window Well System
For distributors, providing home builders, remodelers and contractors with products that can increase the value of their projects is always a good business strategy.
Posted: July 22, 2009
Schwing Announces New S 36 SX with RZ4 Placing Boom
The new model can place concrete at distances of more than 118-feet vertically and 104-feet horizontally.
Posted: June 30, 2009
CPMA to Discontinue Publishing CPMA 27-2000 Safety Standard
The Concrete Pump Manufacturers Association will stop publishing its Safety Standard CPMA 27-2000 as of June 10, 2009.
Posted: April 29, 2008
New Event: Secrets of Persuasion - Your Shortcut to Close More Business
This program will give you the skills to quickly ‘Speed-Read’ your customers so you will be more persuasive and understand how they want to buy.
Posted: April 29, 2009
New Event: Consultative Selling - Strategic Questions that Sell
In this seminar, you will learn the process to uncover your prospects' or customers' needs and buying strategy and how to present your product or service so that your customer wants to buy.
Posted: April 29, 2009
Trimble Introduces New Laser System for Interior Construction
The automatic, self-leveling HV301G laser offers exceptional versatility and superior green beam visibility for increased productivity in a wide variety of horizontal, vertical and plumb applications.
Posted: April 29, 2009
Bilco Introduces New and Improved Window Well System
The Bilco Company has enhanced its stakWEL® Window Well System, a modular system of units that are stacked together to accommodate virtually any foundation depth
Posted: April 20, 2009
Pulte Homes agrees to buy Centex in $1.3B deal
Pulte Homes Inc. has agreed to buy Centex Corporation in a deal that will create the nation's largest homebuilder.
Posted: March 30, 2009
Trimble Introduces Economical Laser System for General Construction
Trimble has announced the new Spectra Precision® Laser LL100 Laser Level. The laser is a rugged, cost-effective horizontal laser used for a variety of general construction elevation control applications.
Posted: March 29, 2009
American Concrete Institute Announces New Oficers for 2009
The American Concrete Institute (ACI) introduced its new president, vice president, and four board members last week during the ACI Spring 2009 Convention in San Antonio, Texas.
Posted: March 16, 2009
The Bilco Company Appoints New International Sales and Marketing Manager
The Bilco Company, manufacturer of specialty access products for commercial and residential markets, has named Kent Nichols to the position of International Sales and Marketing Manager.
Posted: March 12, 2009
American Concrete Institute Releases 2009 Edition of Manual of Concrete Practice
The American Concrete Institute (ACI) is pleased to announce the release of the 2009 edition of one of its best-selling publications, the Manual of Concrete Practice (MCP).
Posted: January 27, 2009
National Supplier: Wellcraft Egress Systems
For code-compliance and peace of mind, Wellcraft Egress Systems provide critical escape routes while making basements more livable.
Posted: December 24, 2008
EPA Proposes Rule Imposing Stricter Stormwater Standards
Proposed guidelines would require contractors, developers, and others conducting land-disturbing activities to implement specific minimum best management practices for erosion control, sediment control, and pollution prevention.
Posted: December 22, 2008
CertainTeed Backs High-Quality Building Products with Redesigned Website
With the launch of CertainTeed Corporation’s redesigned website building professionals are only a click away from a vast array of product information, technical resources and continuing education programs, as well as new tools to drive new business leads.
Posted: December 22, 2008
Trimble Announces Keynote Speakers for International User Conference
Trimble announced today the keynote speakers for its International User Conference—Trimble Dimensions 2009.
Posted: October 7, 2008
Trimble Sets Date for International User Conference in Las Vegas
Trimble announced today that it will hold its International User Conference February 23-25, 2009 at the Mirage Hotel in Las Vegas.
Posted: September 29, 2008
The Bilco Company Offers 2008 Residential Products Catalog
The Bilco Company, a manufacturer of basement access and improvement products, has announced the availability of its 2008 Residential Products Catalog.
New Event: CFA Fall Regional Meeting
This year's meeting will be held in Columbus, Ohio.
Posted: August 28, 2008
CFA Elects New Board Members, Bromley Elected President
The CFA has announced the newest terms for its Board of Directors as well as a new President to direct its next two-year period.
Posted: August 21, 2008
Wanted: Residential Wall Superintendent
We are seeking an experienced Residential Wall Superintendent to take over control of our crews. Learn more...
Posted: May 20, 2008
Western Forms Acquires Solid Wall Systems
Western Forms and Mercedes Homes are pleased to announce Western Forms acquisition of substantially all of the assets of Solid Wall Systems.
Posted: August 18, 2008
For Sale: Kenworth Crane Truck
For more details on this piece of equipment and the auction, please visit: www.freyandsons.com.
Posted: August 18, 2008
CFA Announces Call for Entries for 2009 Projects of the Year Awards
The Concrete Foundation Association has announced the call for entries for the “2009 Projects of the Year” Award, formerly known as the “Basement of the Year”.
Posted: August 18, 2008
CFA Presents 2008 Contractor of the Year Award
The Concrete Foundation Association recently presented its 2008 Contractor of the Year Award to Rich and Patty Kubica of K-Wall Poured Walls of Traverse City, Michigan & Asheville, North Carolina.
Posted: August 11, 2008
GE Money and Certainteed Construct New Consumer Finance Program
GE Money today announced a multi-year agreement with CertainTeed, North America’s leading manufacturer of interior and exterior building products, to provide consumer financing through select contractors nationwide.
Posted: July 12, 2008
Putzmeister America, Inc. Debuts New Telebelt® Model at CONEXP0 2008
Putzmeister America, Inc.’s new Telebelt® TB 600 truck-mounted telescopic belt conveyor was designed with civil contractors in mind and meets high volume demands.
Posted: July 10, 2008
CFA Mourns Passing of John Skotzke
It is with great sadness that the CFA informs you that John Skotzke, founder and owner of John Skotzke Concrete Construction Inc., passed away on July 5, 2008, with his family by his side.
Posted: July 9, 2008
American Concrete Institute Announces New Publications
The American Concrete Institute (ACI) announces the availability of five new publications to educate and inform industry professionals on the newest concrete-related information and technology.
Posted: June 30, 2008
ACI Foundation and Charles Pankow Foundation Team Up
The American Concrete Institute (ACI) is pleased to announce the recent partnership between its ACI Foundation and the Charles Pankow Foundation with the purpose of delivering innovative, commercially viable applications for the design and construction of concrete buildings.
Posted: June 29, 2008
CertainTeed Supports Habitat for Humanity’s 2008 Home Builders Blitz
CertainTeed Corporation joins building industry professionals across the United States in support of Habitat for Humanity’s second national Home Builders Blitz
Posted: June 25, 2008
Contractor Needing Skilled Positions
We are seeking qualified persons to add to our quality team in four key areas of our operation. Learn more...
Posted: May 20, 2008
Western Forms Acquires Solid Wall Systems
Western Forms and Mercedes Homes are pleased to announce Western Forms acquisition of substantially all of the assets of Solid Wall Systems.
Posted: April 28, 2008
CFA Announces Availability of Concrete Facts Online
The Concrete Foundations Association has announced the availability of Concrete Facts as an e-magazine online. As part of CFA’s green and sustainable initiatives, the online version of the magazine is free.
Posted: April 10, 2008
Markovich Appointed Vice President of Durand Forms
The Board of Directors of Durand Forms has appointed Mark Markovich as
Vice President / General Manager effective April 1, 2008.
Posted: March 25, 2008
Wanted: Project Engineer & Team Lead
Western Forms is a world leader in supplying concrete forming solutions for builders and contractors and has an immediate opening for a project engineer with construction management and CAD experience. The position will provide supervisory and customer service opportunities to a solutions oriented individual.

Western Forms is an action driven company looking for project leaders that can schedule and direct a team focused on manufacturing support, sales support and providing creative solutions to customers who pour concrete. For more information, download the complete ad or contact:

Bill Hurley | Engineering Director



Western Forms, Inc.
6200 Equitable Road,
Kansas City, MO 64120
Tel: (816) 241- 0477 x3514



bill.hurley@westernforms.com
Posted: March 10, 2008
Trimble Introduces New Wireless Data Controller for the LM80 Layout Manager
The solution incorporates a new controller and office software for real-time two-way data transfer between the project design team in the office and the general and concrete contractors at the job site to increase efficiency and productivity.
Posted: February 29, 2008
THERMOMASS Promotes Brad Nesset to National Sales Manager
Composite Technologies Corporation has announced the promotion of Brad Nesset to the position of National Sales Manager.
Posted: February 25, 2008
For Sale: Boom Truck
2006 Sterling Truck, Model LT8500 with PM 35S Lc Knuckle boom
Posted: February 25, 2008
For Sale: Durand Forms
One- to two-year-old set of Durand Forms, Clean - 9 foot, 4 foot and 1 foot caps
Posted: February 25, 2008
For Sale: GDB Software
Software for form panel layout , estimating and design. Purchased new in 2007 for $6,200.
Posted: February 6, 2008
CAD Draftsman/Estimator
Maryland Contractor seeking experienced CAD draftsman/estimator with minimum 4 years experience in concrete foundation work.
Posted: January 25, 2008
American Concrete Institute Announces its Spring 2008 Convention
This spring’s convention, with the theme “Design and Construction Compatibility,” is sure to please all ACI attendees with countless opportunities to view exhibits, attend meetings and sessions, network with concrete professionals from all over the world, participate in competitions, and of course, see the sights of beautiful Los Angeles.
Posted: January 23, 2008
For Sale: Various Equipment
I have several pieces of equipment and forms, all in very good condition for sale.
January 22, 2008
CertainTeed to Exclusively Represent Platon Air Gap Waterproofing Membrane
A tough, durable, high-density polyethylene (HDPE) air gap membrane, marketed as CertainTeed Platon in the U.S., the product provides superior wall, flooring, and underslab moisture control protection for all types of foundations, and isolates living spaces from damp concrete walls and floors.
January 4, 2008
CertainTeed® Reaches New Heights in Unique Silo Renovation Project
CertainTeed(R) building products reached toward the sky last year in a unique renovation of two silos on Carlton Island in the St. Lawrence River in upstate New York.
December 20, 2007
Wanted: Blankets
MPW Construction Serivces, Inc. is looking for Blankets that your buisness may be looking to sell.
New Event: The 64th International Builders' Show
The 2008 Show will also feature almost 300 education sessions designed to help you stay current on industry trends and issues.
December 12, 2007
Western Forms Creates New Partnership with B.E.P. Forming Systems, Inc.
Western Forms Inc has created a new partnership with B.E.P. Forming Systems Inc, previously headquartered in Fayetteville, Georgia. The newly formed entity, B.E.P. Forming Systems, L.L.C. will be headquartered in Kansas City, Missouri.
December 10, 2007
Architect/Architect Engineer Wanted
Composite Technologies Corporation has a career opportunity for an ambitious and motivated architect or architectural engineer.
New Event: 2008 CFA Winter Meeting
The Concrete Foundations Association Winter Meeting is a member-favorite, and we had so much fun at The Nine Fine Irishmen last year, we’re heading back!
November 26, 2007
Monarch Manufacturing Hires Summers as new VP of Sales and Marketing
Monarch Manufacturing, Waukee, IA, announces the appointment of Dan Summers to the position of Vice President of Sales and Marketing. Summers has over thirty years of experience in the retail, wholesale and manufacturing sectors of the building products industry.
November 15, 2007
Malisch to Receive Coveted National Ready Mixed Concrete Association Award
Ward R. Malisch, Senior Managing Director of the American Concrete Institute (ACI), will be awarded the 2008 Richard D. Gaynor Award, presented by the National Ready Mixed Concrete Association (NRMCA).
November 5, 2007
CFA Announces Call for Entries for 2008 Basement of the Year Awards
The Concrete Foundation Association has announced the call for entries for the 2008 Basement of the Year Award.
October 29, 2007
Saint-Gobain Plants Honored for Safety
Twenty-two CertainTeed and Saint-Gobain Performance Plastics manufacturing sites in the United States recently received awards for safety performance in 2006 from The Society of the Plastics Industry’s (SPI) Occupational Health and Environmental Issues Committee.
August 6, 2007
CRSI Appoints Jack Gibbons as Central Region Manager
Mr. Gibbons will be responsible for managing all CRSI activities in the Central Region (North Dakota, South Dakota, Nebraska, Kansas, Missouri, Iowa, Minnesota, Wisconsin and Illinois) and within the Region’s individual chapters.
July 27, 2007
Experience Foreman Wanted
TCB (The Cure for Block) Walls Inc. is looking for qualified foremen and other experienced help.
July 13, 2007
Trimble Expands Construction Layout Solutions with New Robotic Total Stations
Trimble has announced the Trimble® SPS710 and SPS610 Robotic Total Stations for construction layout applications.
July 13, 2007
For sale: Concrete Pump Truck
1989 Schwing 32 meter concrete pump on Mack truck - good condition.
July 13, 2007
For sale: Geodimeter 600 Robotic Surveyor & Control Unit
Includes Remote Target, 4’ Fiber Pole, 2 Batteries, Supply Charger. All in excellent working condition.
June 22, 2007
Trimble Sets Date for International User Conference in Las Vegas
Trimble has announced that it will hold its International User Conference November 5-7, 2007 at the Mirage Hotel in Las Vegas.
May 23, 2007
Premium CertainTeed® Products Featured in Custom-Built Concept Home
Top-of-the-line CertainTeed® roofing, insulation, siding, gypsum board, trim and foundation products will be part of a $2.5 million traditional-style custom-built concept home.
May 22, 2007
Putzmeister America, Inc. Announces Vice President – Sales and Marketing
Putzmeister has named Bill Dwyer as Vice President – Sales and Marketing. Dwyer is responsible for U.S. and Canadian concrete pump sales, the Putzmeister Pro-Tech Pre-owned and Renewed Equipment division and the company’s marketing department.
May 22, 2007
Putzmeister America, Inc. Introduces Boom Pump QuickStart Series
Putzmeister America announces the May 2007 release of its new Boom Pump QuickStart DVD series. Designed as a convenient reference for new and experienced boom pump operators, the QuickStart DVD series is a guide to operational procedures, general maintenance and advanced special features of Putzmeister truck-mounted concrete boom pumps.
May 11, 2007
B.E.P.™ Forming Systems Appoints Sales Representative for Midwest
B.E.P.™ Forming Systems, Inc. announced today the appointment of Michael Overturf of Overturf Enterprises, LLC as their new independent sales representative.
April 25, 2007
CFA Presents 2007 Contractor of the Year Award
The Concrete Foundation Association is proud to present its 2007 Contractor of the Year Award to Dennis Purinton, founder of Purinton Builders, Inc. in East Granby, Connecticut.
April 9, 2007
CertainTeed® Facilities Receive Prestigious Global Awards for Health and Safety
Five CertainTeed® manufacturing sites have been honored by Saint-Gobain for their exceptional commitment to promoting health and safety in the workplace.
April 5, 2007
New Event: Storm Resistant Homes and Buildings - Springfield, Missouri
Learn how concrete building systems can be used to build storm resistant homes and buildings by attending this seminar.
March 12, 2007
Putzmeister Develops Specialty Hopper for Placing Soil with its Telebelt® Conveyors
To help contractors efficiently place dirt on job sites, Putzmeister America has designed a new soil hopper for use with its truck-mounted Telebelt conveyors.
March 12, 2007
Putzmeister Teams Up with CNH Capital to Offer Putzmeister Advantage Plus
Putzmeister America, Inc. has joined forces with CNH Capital to offer Putzmeister Advantage Plus—a dedicated line of credit that Putzmeister customers can use for their day-to-day parts, service and accessory purchases.
March 12, 2007
Donation by Putzmeister Helps Concrete Industry Management Raise $500,000
A donation of a P 30D Ball Valve Pump to the CIM Auction helped the organization raise a remarkable $500,000 for the CIM program, doubling its proceeds from last year’s auction. This was Putzmeister’s second endowment of a machine to CIM.
March 12, 2007
Putzmeister Celebrates Facility Expansion
Concrete and material placement equipment manufacturer continues growth with the addition of 30,000 square feet to Sturtevant headquarters
March 12, 2007
Putzmeister America, Inc. Releases New Telebelt® DVD
"Versatility in Motion” DVD showcases the different applications and materials that can be placed with a Telebelt Telescopic Belt Conveyor.
March 3, 2007
Employment Listing: Crew Leaders
Residential Foundation Contractor is looking for a qualified crew leader in Pittsburgh, PA
February 28, 2007
CFA Announces Summer Meeting in Stowe, Vermont
The CFA will gather for their annual summer meeting in Stowe, Vermont, from July 24-26 at the Stoweflake Resort. .
February 27, 2007
National Supplier: DryDog Barriers
DryDog Barriers is a manufacturer of waterproofing products and systems designed to meet the toughest requirements.
February 21, 2007
National Supplier: Trimble
Trimble is a leading provider of technology and solutions for earthmoving, site preparation, and general, interior and underground construction contractors.
February 19, 2007
CFA Announces 2007 “Basement of the Year”
This year’s competition is the largest in CFA history with 13 entries from across the country and marks the first year multiple categories were made available for submission.
January 29, 2007
New Trimble LM80 Layout Manager and Desktop Software Enhancements Expand Capabilities for Site Layout Applications
With enhancements to both LM80 Layout Manager and LM80 Desktop, contractors can easily perform layout tasks faster and more efficiently for increased job productivity.
January 29, 2007
Tough New Spectra Precision Laser Grade Lasers from Trimble Feature Wireless Remote Control
The versatile lasers are rugged, cost-effective and can perform three types of jobs for construction contractors—level, grade and vertical alignment with plumb.
January 23, 2007
CertainTeed Now Offering V-Buck® Vinyl Blocking System by Vinyl Technologies
Perfect for installing any windows, V-Buck is easy to assemble, installs quickly, helps job sites look cleaner and is available at an installed price equal to wood.
January 12, 2007
Weber Honored in "Ten Most Influential People in the Concrete Industry" List
Concrete Construction magazine honored Michael H. Weber, PCA's director of residential construction, as one of 2006's "Ten Most Influential People in the Concrete Industry."
November 29, 2006
Putzmeister America, Inc. Develops STOP STIK™ Concrete Release Coating
Putzmeister America, Inc. is introducing a product to save time and money on site while protecting equipment.
November 29, 2006
Putzmeister is First to Achieve CPMA Safety Certification for Entire Product Line
Putzmeister America is the first and only manufacturer to achieve a Concrete Pump Manufacturers Association (CPMA) safety certification for its “entire” range of truck-mounted concrete boom pumps and separate placing boom models.
November 29, 2006
For sale: Symons Silver Forms with or without racks
Forms were re-conditioned three years ago and have seen between 20 and 30 pours since.
November 22, 2006
Sorry Yogi, Members Only
An elite residential home at Yellowstone Club poses special construction challenges.
November 22, 2006
Putzmeister 63Z-Meter Concrete Boom Pump Wins 2005 Top 100 Products Award
The Putzmeister 63Z-Meter was honored with a Top 100 Products Award by Construction Equipment magazine.
November 22, 2006
Putzmeister Introduces Updated Telebelt® QuickStart Series
Designed as a fast and convenient reference for the more visual aspects of the machine, the QuickStart series is a guide to setup, operation and maintenance of a Putzmeister Telebelt Truck-Mounted Telescopic Conveyor.
November 22, 2006
Putzmeister Introduces One-Sided Support for Truck-Mounted Boom Pumps
A new standard feature on its truck-mounted concrete boom pump models from 42 through 63 meters, Putzmeister’s One-Sided Support (OSS) system will be displayed at the World of Concrete 2006.
November 22, 2006
Putzmeister America Achieves CPMA Safety Certification
Putzmeister America is the first and only manufacturer to achieve a Concrete Pump Manufacturers Association (CPMA) safety certification within the truck-mounted concrete boom pump product category.
November 22, 2006
Putzmeister Introduces 43Z-Meter Concrete Pump
Putzmeister America has unveiled a new truck-mounted concrete boom pump – the 43Z-Meter.
November 17, 2006
CertainTeed Helps WI Family in Upcoming Extreme Makeover: Home Edition
CertainTeed Corporation has helped to form a solid foundation for one family in Dundee, Wisconsin, by donating its unique Form-A-Drain(R) product for a home construction project that will be featured on the November 19th episode of Extreme Makeover: Home Edition on ABC.
November 1, 2006
1,330 Yards of Concrete Poured by Avante Construction
Bunting Coady Architects designed the 116,000 square foot building for developer PK Projects Ltd.
October 31, 2006
ACPA Safety Manual Updated
The new version, Safety Manual 5.0.1 contains significant changes from previous versions.
October 28, 2006
For sale: Crane truck - 2004 Sterling LT9513
2004 Sterling LT9513 with IMT 34/235 Knuckle Boom Crane with chair mounted controls...
October 23, 2006
Expanded CertainTeed Financing Program Gives Contractors Competitive Edge
CertainTeed Corporation is pleased to announce it has expanded its arrangement with GB Home Equity – Home Improvement Lending (GBHIL) to give professional CertainTeed-credentialed contractors an easier way of offering financing to potential homeowner customers.
September 18, 2006
CFA Presents Robert D. Sawyer Distinguished Service Award to John Skotzke
CFA presented its highest honor, the Robert D. Sawyer Distinguished Service Award to John Skotzke at the CFA annual award luncheon held July 21
September 18, 2006
CFA Announces Call for Entries for 2007 Basement of the Year Awards
CFA has announced the call for entries for the 2007 Basement of the Year Award.
September 18, 2006
CFA Announces Regional Conference in Hartford
CFA will host an educational opportunity in Hartford, Connecticut, on October 27-28 at the Crowne Plaza, Enfield.
September 18, 2006
CertainTeed ThermaEZE Seminars Offered to Concrete Poured Wall Contractors
CertainTeed Corporation recently hosted ThermaEZE Thermal Insulation System Seminars in Pennsylvania and Iowa, and is now making the course available to poured wall contractors nationwide.
September 7, 2006
MAR-FLEX Introduces Shockwave™
Foundation walls and the waterproofing membranes that protect them can suffer damage from backfill operations during construction. That’s why Mar-flex Waterproofing and Basement Products developed Shockwave by Mar-flex™.
September 1, 2006
Updated: 6 New Media Articles
The CFA is excited to see the amount of media coverage concrete foundation technology has received recently.
August 25, 2006
MAR-FLEX Introduces VORTEX™
Vortex vents offer a variety of advantages to poured wall contractors.
August 25, 2006
Monarch’s New Premier V Window is NFRC Certified and Energy Star Qualified
Monarch Manufacturing is pleased to announce that its new Premier V vinyl basement window is NFRC certified and ENERGY STAR® qualified.
August 25, 2006
CFA Announces Call for Entries for 2007 Basement of the Year Awards
The Basement of the Year competition enables foundation contractors to display the wide range of projects that are being completed today.
August 25, 2006
CFA Announces Regional Conference in Hartford
The CFA will host an educational opportunity in Hartford, Conn. on Oct. 27-28 at the Crowne Plaza, Enfield
July 20, 2006
Employment Listing: Manager, Regional Code Services
Portland Cement Association is seeking a licensed structural/civil engineer to participate in codes and standards development.
June 12, 2006
National Supplier: Concrete Forms Services, Inc.
Concrete Forms Services manufactures some of the most advanced forming systems on the market for concrete placement.
June 12, 2006
Employment Listing: Concrete Wall Crew Leaders
Expanding residential foundation company needs qualified crew foreman for N. Alabama and Mid. Tennessee areas.
June 12, 2006
Employment Listing: Controller for Commercial and Res Concrete Contractor
This position will report directly to the President and will have staff from accounting, human resources and general office reporting to them.
June 12, 2006
New Employment Listing: Concrete Wall Crew Leaders
With a horizontal reach of 120 feet, vertical reach of over 134 feet and 740 degree boom rotation, the S 41 SX was designed with operators and owners in mind.
June 12, 2006
Schwing Announces the Longest Boom on Three Axels
With a horizontal reach of 120 feet, vertical reach of over 134 feet and 740 degree boom rotation, the S 41 SX was designed with operators and owners in mind.
June 12, 2006
Schwing Announces Breakthrough with New Vector Control System
Schwing’s continuous commitment to advancing concrete pumping technology has produced the new Vector Control System.
June 7, 2006
CertainTeed Unveils Game-Based Technology for Online AIA/CES Courses
CertainTeed Corporation is pleased to be the first company to integrate new game-based learning technology into its online distance education courses.
June 5, 2006
Bilco’s ScapeVIEW™ Series 6000 Foundation Window Completes the ScapeWEL® Window Well System
Constructed of vinyl for durability and corrosion resistance, the window assembly is a two-piece system consisting of a pour-in-place buck and a snap-in window unit.
New Event: 2006 Concrete Technologies Tour
This is your chance to capitalize on the rising popularity of residential concrete construction. In addition to plant tours you will learn from industry experts, and network with builders, manufacturers and designers from across the country.
May 22, 2006
Updated: 7 New Media Articles
The CFA is excited to see the amount of media coverage concrete foundation technology has received recently.
May 15, 2006
Concrete Reinforcing Steel Institute Appoints Risser as New President
The Concrete Reinforcing Steel Institute (CRSI), Schaumburg, IL, one of America’s oldest trade associations, has announced the appointment of Robert J. Risser Jr., to the position of President.
May 15, 2006
Life-saving Window Wells from Mar-Flex Make Their Debut
Lifelines window wells are designed for a generation of safety-conscious American homeowners who place a high priority on making sure their basements have a secondary escape route in the event of a fire, tornado or other life-threatening emergency.