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MENARD GROUP USA WORKS WITH SEVERINO FOR NEW HAMPSHIRE DOT’s SPAULDING TURNPIKE WIDENING PROJECT

MENARD GROUP USA WORKS WITH SEVERINO FOR NEW HAMPSHIRE DOT’s SPAULDING TURNPIKE WIDENING PROJECT

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PITTSBURGH – November 29, 2016 – Pittsburgh-based ground improvement specialist Menard Group USA is working with general contractor Severino for the New Hampshire Department of Transportation (NHDOT) to provide support for the Spaulding Turnpike widening project in Dover.

Menard Group USA will install over 300 controlled modulus column (CMC) rigid inclusions at depths  … Read More

Blastcrete Equipment Company Offers Solution to OSHA’s New Regulations

Blastcrete Equipment Company Offers Solution to OSHA’s New Regulations

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ANNISTON, Ala. (October 26, 2016) – Blastcrete Equipment Company introduces a dust suppression system that limits silica dust exposure in industrial, construction and mining applications. The patent-pending DustAway system consists of an innovative bulk bag design that attaches to a mixer to contain dust as the mixer fills. The bag’s  … Read More

KWS, Wavin and Total Agree to Develop the PlasticRoad

KWS, Wavin and Total Agree to Develop the PlasticRoad

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VolkerWessels subsidiary KWS, Wavin and Total announced an agreement to develop the PlasticRoad, a unique concept to build plastic roads as a sustainable alternative to traditional asphalt roads

Brussels, October 20, 2016 – The PlasticRoad concept, first introduced in 2015 by KWS, entails recycling plastic waste into lightweight modules with hollow interiors  … Read More

We’re All Victims of This

We’re All Victims of This

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This week I’ll be brief. All I require is a few minutes of your time. Sometimes I worry about the men and women who have labored in building and/or maintaining the nation’s roads, highways, and bridges. I worry because the fruits of their labors are often abused, thus negating the  … Read More

It’s Alive! It’s Alive! Not Quite

It’s Alive! It’s Alive! Not Quite

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Many countless blogs ago I wrote about researchers at Cardiff University in Wales who were creating a “self-healing” concrete. This is cement that would be able to repair itself as cracks and other types of erosion or deformation occur.  … Read More

Full Scale Fabric Building to Be Erected at MINExpo

Full Scale Fabric Building to Be Erected at MINExpo

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20’ x 30’ structure will be built inside the Las Vegas Convention Center
South Haven, MN – Legacy Building Solutions, an innovative manufacturer of fabric structures on a rigid steel frame, is constructing a full scale, stand-alone fabric structure completely inside the Las Vegas Convention Center for MINExpo.

The 20-foot by 30-foot building will  … Read More



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