EDITORIAL COMMENT

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    Extending the CC100

    I often am asked what qualifies a company to be listed in our CC100 as a top concrete contractor in America. Annual revenue is certainly the main criteria for our rankings, but what other factors could affect the ranking of a top concrete contractor in Am

     

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CONCRETE SURFACES

Product Selection Guide

  • Product Selection Guide — Bridge Deck Repair

    Although new "shovel-ready" infrastructure projects have been in the spotlight this year, the urgent need for bridge repairs has always been a serious issue. Repair and rehab projects are an important part of the nation's stimulus initiative. Contractors

     

NEWS & EVENTS

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    News & Events

    UC Berkeley Concrete Canoe Champs, 2009 Decorative Project of the Year, and more...

     

ERLIN & HIME ON CONCRETE

  • Three Faces of Concrete Litigation

    In the next few months, we would like to describe several examples where analytical data was used in forensic processes. Because our work involves problems, we invariably get involved in forensic situations. Our end is to provide analytical data—facts—upo

     

DECORATIVE CONCRETE

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    Controlling Cracking in Pavement

    The rules for laying out contraction joints, also referred to as control joints, for decorative concrete are essentially the same as for any other concrete pavement. The only difference may be the decorative nature of the joints.

     

JOBSITE PRODUCTS

  • Compact Power Boom

    Able to pump 300 cu. yds./hr., the SY5650THB72 truck-mounted concrete pump features a special five-section, 236-ft. (72-m.) boom.

     
  • Z-Fold Boom Pump

    The ZLJ 40X-4Z 40-m. boom pump's X-style outriggers provide stable support and fast setup.

     
  • Traction System Adds Power

    The Addidrive system, featured on the 70Z truck-mounted concrete boom pump, is a front-drive system that provides more than 12,000 lbs. of traction force to the tractor steer axles, offering a 10x10 drive configuration.

     
  • Four-Section Boom

    The Extreme 4ZR21 pump features a four-section boom that gives it a vertical reach of 67 ft. and maximum horizontal reach of 54 ft.

     
  • Powerful Shotcrete Pump

    The Cyclone gunite machine sprays dry-mix gunite material, powered by an air motor that pushes the material through a hose.

     
  • Reconditioned Pump With Warranty

    Schwing Select reconditions pre-owned concrete pumps.

     

PRODUCTS SOLVING PROBLEMS

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    Formwork Supports Bridge Replacement

    The Brightman Street Bridge had endured 100 years of use and abuse. Serving the city of Fall River, Mass., it is a vital link for residents traveling across the Taunton River to neighboring areas.

     

PROBLEM CLINIC

  • Thinking About Sustainability

    Are concrete contractors really committed to green issues? Or are they just paying it lip service to get jobs?