Tag: soil compaction

Soil compaction is defined as the method of mechanically increasing the density of soil. In construction, this is a significant part of the building process. If performed improperly, settlement of the soil could occur and result in unnecessary maintenance costs or structure failure.

Tools for Compaction

Tools for Compaction

Soil compaction is the removal of air voids from soil by applied force in such a way that it conditions or compacts soil beneath or next to the construction, resulting in a denser soil with the ability to hold greater weight, points out Fred Paul, Wacker Neuson sales engineer and

Liebherr’s Participation at Conexpo Con/Agg 2017

Liebherr’s Participation at Conexpo Con/Agg 2017

Biberach / Riss (Germany), 22 December 2016 – During Conexpo Con/Agg 2017, Liebherr will present an extensive selection of its Earthmoving, Material Handling and Construction Equipment product range. The Liebherr outdoor booth will be located at the Las Vegas Convention Center, Gold lot G4637.

Liebherr at the

Selecting a Soil Compactor

Selecting a Soil Compactor

Choosing the right size compactor is critical to every compaction project, points out Tim Hoffman, rollers product manager for the Atlas Copco road construction equipment division. “Using one that’s too heavy or too light can have a huge impact on productivity and costs,” he adds. “If it doesn’t have enough

Removing Water, Adding Space

Removing Water, Adding Space

As the use of green infrastructure becomes more widespread, and more properties need to manage as much stormwater runoff as possible onsite, the use of permeable pavers is increasing—on both new and retrofit projects.

Compost: The Sustainable Solution

Compost: The Sustainable Solution

The use of recycled organics is one of our nation’s greatest assets, and we can utilize them to address several of society’s vexing challenges. The commercialization of composting as an economic method to manage organic (carbon-based) “wastes” got its rebirth in the late 1970s, and has grown from coast to

Compost: The Sustainable Solution

Compost: The Sustainable Solution

The use of recycled organics is one of our nation’s greatest assets, and we can utilize them to address several of society’s vexing challenges. The commercialization of composting as an economic method to manage organic (carbon-based) “wastes,” got its rebirth in the late 1970s, and has grown from coast to

Tools for Compaction

Tools for Compaction

Soil compaction is the removal of air voids from soil by applied force in such a way that it conditions or compacts soil beneath or next to the construction, resulting in a denser soil with the ability to hold greater weight, points out Fred Paul, Wacker Neuson sales engineer and application manager.

Air voids are

Indeco North America Introduces New Wheel Compactor

Indeco North America Introduces New Wheel Compactor

– 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

Water Utilities Turn to Trenchless Technologies

Water Utilities Turn to Trenchless Technologies

Trenchless technologies, developed over the past 30 years, have become the first choice for many water agencies to greatly reduce the cost of replacing corroded and deteriorating water and sewer lines and, instead, reline or rehabilitate them. According to Todd Grafenauer, Education Director with Murphy Pipeline Contractors headquartered in Jacksonville,

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