Concrete Expansion

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The History of Recoveries

This recovery's strength may surprise you. More

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An Expansion That Failed

We have learned to live with drying shrinkage, one of the scourges of concrete, and have learned to accommodate it, compensate for it, control its magnitude, and dissipate stresses associated with it. More

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Inquiry Into Concrete Testing Widens

Manhattan prosecutors have executed a search warrant at a company that supplies concrete to large public works projects in the city, marking a significant expansion of a 17-month investigation in the concrete testing industry that they say has exposed widespread fraud, according to court papers and officials. More

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Kanawha River Bridge Main Span Complete

T.Y. Lin International (TYLI) is pleased to announce the completion of the closure... More

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Controlling Cracking in Pavement

The rules for laying out contraction joints, also referred to as control joints,... More

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Superflat, Super Warehouse

Garmin International is a worldwide leader in the design, manufacturing, and marketing of navigation and communication products utilizing GPS technology. From a handful of employees in 1989, the organization has grown to more than 7000 associates worldwide. Growth of this magnitude has resulted in numerous expansions to its office campus in Olathe, Kan. Most recently, the existing warehouse was enlarged via a 230,268-square-foot addition to accommodate growing inventory reserves to supply the company's global market. More

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Expansion Joints for Windows

In many buildings that have rows of closely spaced windows, it is almost impossible to avoid having vertical expansion joints against the window frame. In these cases, should the expansion joint line up with the jamb of the window or should it jog around the end of the lintel angle? More

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No Beef With This Project

To more efficiently service their clients and to better-accommodate their growth,... More

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Installing Expansion Joints

I have a wall system with multiple windows spaced closely together with arches. As a result, the pier between the windows is only 32-in. wide. The wall is about 80-ft long. Obviously I need expansion joints in the 80-ft length of masonry above these arched windows. Where should I install the expansion joints? More

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Best Institutional Project

When owner Prime Outlet Malls began planning the Williamsburg Prime Outlets... More

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