Tag: cement

A powdery substance made with calcined lime and clay. It is mixed with water to form mortar or mixed with sand, gravel, and water to make concrete.

Project Profile: The Beauty of Fabric

Project Profile: The Beauty of Fabric

Every business wants to improve their profits. That’s pretty obvious, but while most actively try to implement new ideas and systems, they overlook simple additions that require little effort and no new employees or processes. By overlooking these basic additions to a business, operations managers often find themselves over spending

Challenges at MSW Landfill Sites

Challenges at MSW Landfill Sites

Today’s municipal solid waste (MSW) landfills are much more than places to dump household trash. They’re engineered facilities that are designed to hold and isolate the trash from the environment and are governed by both federal and state regulations.

Landfill designers and operators face two main challenges to the integrity of

Improved Technology for Controlling “Fugitive Dust”

Improved Technology for Controlling “Fugitive Dust”

Dust—it’s everywhere, and seems to accumulate literally from thin air. It seems harmless but it is anything but that. Dramatic photos that captured the devastation of the central plains Dust Bowl of the Great Depression are compelling evidence of how dry, vulnerable soil, transported by wind, transforms the landscape.

Geosynthetics for Roadway Construction

Geosynthetics for Roadway Construction

Ever since the Romans used palm fronds and other plant fiber matting to reinforce the sub-bases of their famous roads, fabrics have been used to improve road longevity and performance. Modern road construction methods rely on a family of materials called geosynthetics to achieve the same results. But these more sophisticated materials can

Cementitious Coatings for Tanks In Special Applications

Cementitious Coatings for Tanks In Special Applications

Non-potable hot water and cold water storage can present different challenges due to the temperature of the stored water itself. AmTech developed its HydraStone cement lining for use on steel hot water tanks after the tanks’ original cementitious or thin mil epoxy linings have failed. The manufacturer points out that

Brokk Acquires Aquajet Systems AB

Brokk Acquires Aquajet Systems AB

MONROE, Wash. (Feb. 28, 2017) — Brokk, the world’s leading manufacturer of remote-controlled demolition machines, recently acquired Aquajet Systems AB, the world’s leading manufacturer of hydrodemolition robots. The acquisition expands the application solutions offered by Brokk in the construction and demolition industry. Aquajet Systems specializes in concrete renovation by using

Reader Profile: Mike Anderzack

Reader Profile: Mike Anderzack

Like so many successful business enterprises, the story of Mike Anderzack’s success began in his garage. It was from there in 1992 that Anderzack began running an operation taking on the small commercial and industrial construction projects unwanted by the larger contracting companies. In the beginning, Anderzack and seven employees were

A Necessary Support System

A Necessary Support System

Ever since the Romans used palm fronds and other plant fiber matting to reinforce the sub-bases of their famous roads, fabrics have been used to improve road longevity and performance. Modern road construction methods rely on a family of materials called geosynthetics to achieve the same results. But these more sophisticated materials can

Enter Your Log In Credentials
×