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    All Hands on Deck

    A parking deck's rough, uneven surface was smoothed, saving costs in the end.

     
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    Solutions

    Here's how some problems in the field got solved.

     
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    Rethinking Control Joints

    So what is the current state of control joint filling? Until 1995, it has been semi-rigid epoxy, filled full depth in control joints, usually disbonded from the joint fascia. But new considerations have emerged of which you should be aware.

     
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    Training Day

    To achieve success coating a concrete substrate, the following six processes must be done carefully.

     
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    Green Roofs: The Waterproofing Aspects

    More green roof assemblies are being installed every year. However, a green roof assembly (GRA) is not simply a roof assembly covered with plants or landscaping. It's actually a complex waterproofing assembly that is landscaped to some extent.

     
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    Problem Clinic: From Shrinkage to Shadowing

    We've been asked to bid on a polishing project on a recently placed slab. The engineer had been concerned about controlling concrete drying shrinkage. He developed a concrete mix design optimization plan that resolved many of the problems that occur on industrial slabs on ground. The slab has...

     
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    Showcase: A Beacon Rises

    The Oaklyn branch of the Vanderburgh Public Library in Evansville, Ind., not only creates a prairie blending into the landscape, it is a prime example of environmental stewardship.

     
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    Back to the Future

    Sister publication Concrete Construction points out that concern for concrete surfaces has been in the industry for a half-century.

     
 

 
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