Photo by Tudor Van Hampton Attendance at this year's World of Concrete is expected to reach 50,000, slightly higher than last year's 48,554. Related Links: Clean Diesels Debut at World of Concrete New Concrete Transit Mixers Get a Turn McCarrans $99 Million Air Traffic Tower Takes Shape The annual World of Concrete show opened its doors with moods and traffic slightly higher than last year."There is a tinge of optimism," said Ed Sullivan, chief economist for the Skokie, Ill.-based Portland Cement Association, on the first day of this year's show in Las Vegas. "Only recently have we seen the job
The market is generally healthy and steadily growing, and margins are up for large specialty contractors. Further, advances in design tools and owner demand for collaboration are giving subcontractors a seat at the table early on in projects.