Technical Newsletter Articles

Estimating for Concrete Contractors... #1 in a Series

Jim Klinger, concrete construction specialist The Voice Newsletter November 2021 Full disclosure: A pat on the back and a tip of the hat to Vince B... Read More

Technical Notes from the 3-Dot Lounge...

Jim Klinger, The Voice Newsletter October 2021 Note #1: The ASCC Technical Division welcomes member phone calls to our Hotline and email traffic su... Read More

What Brings You to the ASCC Hotline?

Jim Klinger, The Voice Newsletter September 2021 The ASCC Hotline has been in existence for about 50 years, taking calls on business, contracts/spe... Read More

Concrete By Any Other Name

Jim Klinger, Concrete Construction Specialist, The Voice Newsletter July/August 2021 Call it coincidence. I had a chance to commis... Read More

A Quick Saturday Spin of Biblical Proportions, or Why We Don't Allow the Technical Department to Answer the Safety Hotline

Jim Klinger, Concrete Construction Specialist, The Voice Newsletter June 2021 About a month ago I purchased one of those so-called “Ebikes&rd... Read More

Getting the Record Straight on Substrate

Jim Klinger, Concrete Construction Specialist, The Voice Newsletter, May 2021 Here at your ASCC Technical Division, much of our work product i... Read More

Shotcrete Core Evaluation

Jim Klinger, Concrete Construction Specialist, The Voice Newsletter, April 2021 Full disclosure: This writer’s first experience with shotcret... Read More

Blindsided by COVID-19

Jim Klinger, Concrete Construction Specialist, The Voice Newsletter, March 2021 Veteran concrete contractors will tell you one of the worst parts o... Read More

Spearin Doctrine

Jim Klinger, Concrete Construction Specialist, The Voice Newsletter, February 2021 In his suspense novel Skyscraper, author Robert Byrne employs le... Read More

WWR Lap Splice Requirements

Jim Klinger, Concrete Construction Specialist, The Voice Newsletter, January 2021 Hotline Question “We have a project featuring a 6-inch t... Read More


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