Category Archives: Features

High mobility grouting keeps historic fountain from sinking

by Brian M. Fraley, Fraley Construction Marketing Portions of the Catholic Total Abstinence Fountain in Fairmount Park were in “imminent danger,” according to a “Restoration Services” Request for Proposals (RFP) issued by the City of Philadelphia in August 2014. Open voids in the foundation were causing ongoing settlement. Compaction Grouting Services (CGS), a Media, PA-based […]

Demolition from the inside out

High tech tools remove reinforced UNH announcer’s box on a tight deadline You can almost hear the cheers echo across the University of New Hampshire Wildcats Stadium even when it’s empty. The football field, track, seating and athletic facilities make for an exciting scene with the exception of one element: the announcer’s box.

Precision demolition in the Big Apple

by Jeff Winke It sounds contradictory to talk about “precision demolition.” But think about removing a building from a tightly packed urban area and precision demolition or dismantling is exactly what is needed. The idea is to remove a single structure, not an entire block. Clearly, precise workmanship is required.

Running a tech focused job site

by Lonnie Fritz, Heavy Construction Industry Consultant; Caterpillar Inc. Most contractors agree that project success is largely determined by four factors: time, cost, quality and safety. But there isn’t a “one size fits all” approach. The same is true of technology, in that each company’s journey is unique. In this article, Caterpillar will help you […]

Women in Construction Symposium

by Laura Rodley WESTFORD, MA — Catherine Schoenenberger, president of Stay Safe Traffic Products, Inc., of Westford MA, and National president elect 2016-2017 of the National Association of Women in Construction (NAWIC), moderated the Women in Construction Symposium at the Nashoba Valley Technical School in Westford MA on March 7, attended by 116 female HS […]