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Keep warm or be miserable!

We don’t suggest this!! How we dress for winter has certainly changed over the years.  Your typical winter coat has now been replaced in most cases by the winter clothing layering system.  And this is not just a fashion trend.  … Continue reading

Mistakes in Concrete Construction will happen.

In my years at Northern Concrete Construction, I have been fortunate to have been a part of many aspects in the company. Estimating, sales, operations, and the list continues. At times I covered multiple roles at the same time. One … Continue reading

Plan your work and work your plan….

“If I had eight hours to chop down a tree, I’d spend six sharpening my axe — Abraham Lincoln This is one of my favorite quotes. Abraham Lincoln would spend 75% of his time preparing/planning and 25% of his time … Continue reading

Innovations in Concrete

Industry always comes with innovation. In the concrete industry, innovation could be the equipment we use, form work (load-bearing walls/tilt-up), our placing methods, and even the concrete itself (self-consolidating concrete). Here are some of the new innovations that are happening … Continue reading

Flat and level concrete floors

Not all concrete floors are created equal. While the average visitor may look at a concrete floor and figure it is both flat and level, be assured it is neither. Enter FF and FL numbers, a method of measuring the … Continue reading