Ed Sullivan Speaks

June 8, 2021 – Today at World of Concrete, Portland Cement Association Chief Economist Ed Sullivan gave the industry three scenarios for cement consumption based on 1) the chances of no infrastructure bill; 2) the American jobs plan at face value; and 3) the American Jobs Plan with a compromise. He then presented a weighted average. The weighted average is 2021:…

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World of Concrete to Be First Major Trade Show Since COVID-19

World of Concrete organizer Informa Markets has received Nevada Department of Business and Industry approval to proceed with its 2021 in-person edition, rescheduled from an original January target to June 8-10 at the Las Vegas Convention Center (LVCC). A second, imminent Department measure will position World of Concrete 2021 to be the city’s, as well as the United States’ first large-scale trade show in 15…

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World of Concrete Changes Dates for 2021 Show

After discussions with key stakeholders and feedback from industry-leading concrete and masonry associations, World of Concrete (WOC) made the proactive decision to reschedule WOC 2021 from January to June. The decision to move the dates back several months was not easily reached; however, the organizers felt it was the right choice for all involved. WOC will now take place June 8-10, educational offerings June 7-10, at the Las…

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Kespry Features Innovations at World of Concrete

Drone-based aerial intelligence solution provider Kespry highlighted its new construction industry-focused innovations at the World of Concrete show in Las Vegas in collaboration with John Deere’s exhibit. Kespry displayed new capabilities to improve the efficiency of earthworks construction projects, including site-design plan integration, removal of heavy equipment from automated volumetric and progress tracking and a new tool to provide rapid…

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Freightliner Debuts Trucks at World of Concrete

Built to take on tough vocational challenges, Freightliner’s line of severe duty trucks was on display at the 2016 World of Concrete show in Las Vegas. “Severe duty customers require trucks that do more than just show up to the job site – they need trucks they can depend on all day, every day, no matter what,” said Mary Aufdemberg,…

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