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40 under Forty Congratulations Drew Nelson
Media Release | November 2020

NITROcrete congratulates CEO Drew Nelson on 40 Under Forty recognition

NITROcrete CEO Drew Nelson earned recognition from Northern Colorado's business journal, BizWest, as a business leader who has made significant contributions to his community and industry. He was selected as one of the 40 under Forty honorees, along with leaders across a breadth of industries. Read more about this recognition...

Slump and evaporation chart from R and D Research
Insights | November 2020

Concrete workability, evaporation rate, and hot weather concreting

Hot weather concreting isn't for the faint of heart. We'd hazard a hypothesis that profanity on project sites goes up proportionally with ambient temperature. In short: hot weather concrete is difficult. A simple-sounding yet familiar problem, but one with a complicated explanation. Stubborn hot weather concrete causes challenges for a variety of interconnected reasons.

Learn more about R&D's latest workability research.
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Media Release | November 2020

Arizona Department of Transportation changes concrete specification to permit aggregate cooling with liquid nitrogen

“We often receive questions about the effects of liquid nitrogen on aggregates,” said Eric Van Dixhorn, NITROcrete VP of Engineering. “Arizona was invested in confirming the safety of pre-cooling methods of delivering liquid nitrogen to the aggregate — which differs from what people historically think of when they imagine LN for concrete cooling...

Learn more about what this specification change means.
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Media Release | October 2020

William Sandbrook and Kevin Foti accept appointments to NITROcrete Board of Directors

NITROcrete expands its systems internationally and bolsters its value proposition with emerging research, former CEO of U.S. Concrete and retired President of Praxair U.S. add their industry wisdom to the NITROcrete Board of Directors.

Learn more about our latest board members.
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Media Release | August 2020

Global leadership and strong local partnerships: NITROcrete Appoints VP of South America

We’re grateful for the regional support and expertise of our VP of South America, Daniel Aleixo, who joined NITROcrete in July. Aleixo brings 20 years of construction experience to offer strong regional leadership that's informed by his technical expertise and business acumen.

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News | July 2020

Virginia Department of Transportation approves NITROcrete as a viable alternative to conventional concrete cooling

After about a year of testing, NITROcrete is now approved by the Virginia Department of Transportation for safe use in concrete roadwork operations. With this, VDOT brings concrete cooling into the 21st century as an alternative to ice cooling

Read more about the VDOT approval process.
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Industry Insights | July 2020

Crucial automation: more energy for what matters most

When workers stay safe and avoid injury at work, success gets measured by every life-altering disaster that our customers prevent by switching to NITROcrete – and by every goodness that fills workers' lives, instead.

See what automated concrete cooling means for jobsite and worker safety.
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Industry Insights | June 2020

Safer for people, safer for the environment

We're all working hard to ensure that improving infrastructure now also results in a safer future. Sustainability necessitates controlling the variables of concrete production to mitigate waste.

Discover the environmental advantages of LN cooling.
workers pouring concrete to prepare for finishing
Industry Insights | June 2020

High Rise Construction in Atlanta: Site finishers reported “We could feel the cooling through our work boots.”

With high ambient temperatures and a high cement mix, finishers couldn't believe how easy NITROcrete™ was to work with.

Read more about temperature control for improved workability.
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Features, People | June 2020

Growing team with exemplary leadership

Growing team with exemplary leadership Kathleen Walton appointed new Chief Financial Officer; Gabriel Carrero appointed to the newly formed position of Chief Commercial Officer NITROcrete's growing team benefits from its exemplary leadership.

Meet our growing leadership team.
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