Category Archives: Features

Dust control technology advances produce cleaner air for construction

RockRoadRecycle staff writer Many things affect construction, with new equipment and techniques being developed, but what is becoming more prevalent in virtually all operations is the development of clean air/dust control technology. This takes in many things, including new low emission engines from the likes of Caterpillar, Volvo CE and Deutz (among others) and the […]

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 […]