Clay is a fine-grained natural rock or soil material that combines one or more clay minerals with traces of metal oxides and organic matter. Clays are plastic due to their water content and become hard, brittle and non–plastic upon drying or firing.
Vacuum excavation applications and utility locator technologies are discussed along with site specific conditions that help determine the choice between hydro versus air vacuum excavation. Conditions as frozen soil and brittle utilities are evaluated in determining vacuum excavation methods and why nothing beats an experienced operator and reliable equipment.
The Virginia Department of Transportation (VDOT) approved StormChambers for One Loudoun, a large mixed-use development in Ashburn, Loudoun County, VA. It was one of the first applications where VDOT runoff water—combined with private runoff water—went to this type of system, notes Steve Pandish, director of water resources for the engineering
By Janet Aird
Michigan Spillway Flood Control Project
Vast amounts of moisture—both heavy snow and rainfall—have been falling on the flat, rural Red River basin in North Dakota and Minnesota for the past 25 years, says Ben Varnson, chairman of the Nelson County Water Resource District in North Dakota.
Ten inches of rain can fall
- New Boom-Mounted IHW Series Dramatically Increases Productivity and Reduces Cost for Demanding Soil Compaction Applications-
MILFORD, CT, February 2, 2016 – Continuing its “smart-growth” strategy of identifying, evaluating and delivering new, value-added product innovations that provide quantifiable business value to the construction and demolition industries, Indeco North America, a leading
When Houston’s Reliant Stadium was constructed, it had the NFL’s first retractable roof, first removable turf field, and the largest seating capacity in the league. The stadium was built to serve two major occupants: the Houston Texans professional football league and the Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo.
These two occupants presented