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Some old concrete pavement technologies are making a comeback and giving asphalt a run for its money

Some old concrete pavement technologies are making a...

Posted by Kerry Clines on Jan 07, 2015

The technologies behind the concrete pavements used on our nation’s roads and highways have been around for a while, but ...

Construction company called out for substandard concrete

Construction company called out for substandard...

Posted by Brian Ethridge on Oct 15, 2014

The state of Idaho is not happy with the construction company replacing two Interstate-90 bridges because it's using substandard concrete in ...

Thieves are plundering the world’s beaches for sand as global demand for concrete grows

Thieves are plundering the world’s beaches for...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Oct 09, 2014

Once-beautiful beaches in many parts of the world are losing their most distinctive feature at an alarming rate due to ...

Vulcan launches product calculator app

Vulcan launches product calculator app

Posted by Brian Ethridge on Aug 19, 2014

Vulcan Materials has launched its product calculator app for Android phone, tablet and other Android devices. The app can be a ...

Why Functional Fibers in Pavement and Bridges are Important

Why Functional Fibers in Pavement and Bridges are...

Posted by Tom Kuennen on Aug 06, 2014

Steel and synthetic engineered fibers are enhancing performance in asphalt pavements and concrete.  By Tom Kuennen, Contributing Editor New research is reaffirming ...

New construction method allows concrete domes to be built like inflating a balloon (PHOTOS, VIDEO)

New construction method allows concrete domes to be...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Jun 13, 2014

A team at the Vienna University of Technology has pioneered a new construction method they call the "Inflatable Concrete Dome." Just ...

VIDEO: Grad student creates waterproof concrete that could increase road, bridge life to 120 years

VIDEO: Grad student creates waterproof concrete that...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on May 06, 2014

A new concrete developed by a graduate student and professor at the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee could greatly increase the lifespan ...

New waterproof concrete resists cracks, could extend life of roads and bridges to 120 years (VIDEO)

New waterproof concrete resists cracks, could extend...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on May 05, 2014

A new concrete developed by a graduate student and professor at the Univerity of Wisconsin-Milwaukee could greatly increase the lifespan ...

LA construction crew breaks world record for largest continuous concrete pour

LA construction crew breaks world record for largest...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Feb 20, 2014

A crew in Los Angeles poured 21,200 cubic yards of concrete without stopping over a period of 18-1/2 hours to ...

Saw Seal Machine saws, cleans and seals multiple joints in new concrete

Saw Seal Machine saws, cleans and seals multiple joints...

Posted by Amanda Bayhi on Feb 14, 2014

Saw Seal has introduced its Saw Seal Machine, which saws, cleans and seals multiple joints simultaneously in new concrete pavement. Unveiled ...

Tough Fibers for Concrete

Tough Fibers for Concrete

Posted by Contributed on Feb 03, 2014

In earlier days, concrete pavements would employ steel wire mesh near the top of the layer to forestall inevitable hairline ...

Concrete work the “sweet spot” for Wm. Winkler Co., 2014 Contractor of the Year finalist (VIDEO)

Concrete work the “sweet spot” for Wm. Winkler Co.,...

Posted by Marcia Gruver Doyle on Jan 28, 2014

“We love to do anything that involves concrete,” says Brian Winkler, 47, president of Wm. Winkler Co., one of 12 ...

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