Category Archives: Features

CGS stabilizes sinkhole-prone site with compaction grouting

CGS stabilizes sinkhole-prone site with compaction grouting

by Brian M Fraley, Fraley Construction Marketing A lone drilling rig hammered away on a muddy, puddle-laden King of Prussia, PA, construction site on an unseasonably cold April morning. Future residents of the five-story, 248-unit suburban Philadelphia apartment complex will someday shuttle back and forth to the various amenities in this bustling community, but no […]

Cold weather curing: a concrete revolution

by Bill and Mary Weaver A revolution has occurred within the large highway and bridge contractor community — using concrete in cold-winter states since 2010. That was when the American Concrete Institute (ACI) first published the specifications for using hydronic heat for winter concrete work. Now for many large contractors, laying concrete all winter has […]

HUB Foundation penetrates slurry wall market

by Brian M. Fraley, Fraley Construction Marketing HUB Foundation Company used a BAUER MC 96 Duty-Cycle Crane with a BC 35 Trench Cutter and a BAUER MAT DE 500-20 Slurry Handling System to put in the foundations for a residential tower at Bullfinch Crossing in Boston. It represents the contractor’s bold entrance into the slurry […]