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Yearly Archives: 2013

Concrete Testing—What is it, how is it done, and why is it done?

Part 1—What is concrete testing? The slump test Concrete testing uses a number of different methods, primarily designed to ensure that a given batch of concrete complies with engineering specifications. Part of most engineering specifications includes PSI (pounds per square … Continue reading

Social Media and Concrete

As the year draws to a close, I can’t help but reflect a little. This time, I wanted to reflect a little on our social media offerings. I have a note on the board in my office that says on … Continue reading

What is important to you?

Construction is a challenging business. As a general contractor, design/ build firm, or construction management company, you put your business and reputation in the hands of other companies who perform major parts of any project for you. This relationship needs … Continue reading

Concrete customers

Concrete contracting is easy to sell. Any new building going up these days begins with concrete. A built-in need, mandated by government—who could ask for anything more. That said, it is often much tougher to actually produce the desired product. … Continue reading

A Picture is Worth a Thousand Words (So here are two)

I figured I could save you some time reading our blog this week and cut right to the chase. Check out these pictures of a shiny retail store floor. Can you believe this is just concrete? No additives, no applications, … Continue reading