Tag: concrete paver

A paver is a paving stone, tile, brick or brick-like piece of concrete commonly used as exterior flooring. In a factory, concrete pavers are made by pouring a mixture of concrete and some type of coloring agent into a mold of some shape and allowing to set. They are applied by pouring a standard concrete foundation, spreading sand on top, and then laying the pavers in the desired pattern. No actual adhesive or retaining method is used other than the weight of the paver itself except edging. Pavers can be used to make roads, driveways, patios, walkways and other outdoor platforms.

Porous Pavers for Temporary Parking

Porous Pavers for Temporary Parking

Christ Chapel in Fort Worth, TX, is a growing church with expanding space needs: in particular, the need for more parking spaces to accommodate more congregants. During the summer of 2014, Concrete Paver Systems wrapped up a seven-month project that included providing erosion control for a temporary parking lot.

Topcon Announces Robotic-Based System for Concrete Paving

Topcon Announces Robotic-Based System for Concrete Paving

LIVERMORE, Calif. – February 25, 2016 – Topcon Positioning Group announces a local positioning system (LPS) for concrete paving. The LPS Paving System is designed to provide a stringless paving solution in conditions when GNSS signals are blocked or unavailable.  It uses multiple Topcon PS series robotic total stations — tracking

Wirtgen SP 15i in Illinois:  Continual Construction of Bridge Parapets

Wirtgen SP 15i in Illinois: Continual Construction of Bridge Parapets

A kilometer and a half of bridge parapets need to be constructed, just before the end of the construction season? No problem for the Sangamo Construction Company. The stringline-free construction of monolithic profiles is a quick and economical process with the Wirtgen Slipform Paver SP 15i, equipped with the “AutoPilot”

Paving the Way

Paving the Way

Permeable pavement is taking center stage now as erosion control and stormwater green infrastructure projects aim to reduce runoff and improve water quality.

Project Profile: Peterson Air Force Base Paves the Way

Project Profile: Peterson Air Force Base Paves the Way

In 2007, the Energy Independence and Security Act established new stormwater design requirements for federal development and redevelopment projects, mandating the reduction of stormwater runoff to protect water resources. The law states that any projects that increase impervious surface area by 5,000 square feet or more must retain the 95th

Paving the Way

Paving the Way

Permeable pavement is taking center stage now as erosion control and stormwater green infrastructure projects aim to reduce runoff and improve water quality. Stopping Nonpoint-Source Pollution In Columbia, MO, the Public Works Department received a Clean Water Act 319 grant for stormwater improvements to reduce nonpoint-source pollution into the creeks

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