Concrete Construction

Flexible Bridge Design Offers New Science For Earthquake-Resilient Structures
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Flexible Bridge Design Offers New Science For Earthquake-Resilient Structures

The city is using material that will return to its original shape without... More

Prices for OSB and Ready-Mix Concrete are Climbing Ever Higher
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Prices for OSB and Ready-Mix Concrete are Climbing Ever Higher

Core goods less trade services rose 1.5% over the last 12 months, the largest... More

HW Launches Redesigned Concrete Construction.net
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HW Launches Redesigned Concrete Construction.net

Upgrades include new content features, an improved user experience, and a simple... More

Bringing Young Blood to the Construction Labor Force
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How to Set Concrete in Cold Weather How to Set Concrete in Cold Weather

Construction doesn't have to come to a halt when the temperature plummets. More

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Block Foundation Corners Block Foundation Corners

Concrete blocks are designed to be laid in a running-bond (sometimes called a half-bond) pattern, with the vertical joints between blocks falling over the centers of the block below. More

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How to Properly Deal with Summer Flatwork How to Properly Deal with Summer Flatwork

The toughest job is keeping the concrete cool and wet until it properly hardens. More

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Installing Helical Pier Deck Supports Installing Helical Pier Deck Supports

Instead of a poured concrete pier, savvy deck builders use power-driven helical screw piers (or piles). More

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Installing Permeable Pavers Installing Permeable Pavers

When you install permeable paving, water can percolate into the sub-soil, helping to prevent water pollution. More

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How To Retrofit Anchor Bolts How To Retrofit Anchor Bolts

Instead of placing sill anchor bolts in advance, set them with epoxy after framing. More

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