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Build with Strength Stands with Those Impacted by Southern California’s Destructive Wildfires

Build with Strength Stands with Those Impacted by Southern California’s Destructive Wildfires

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Coalition Calls for Safe Communities and Smart Solutions
Silver Spring, MD – Build with Strength, a coalition of the National Ready Mixed Concrete Association consisting of fire service professionals, community organizations, architects, engineers and industry experts committed to enacting safer and more sustainable building standards, issued the following statement in the  … Read More

Geosynthetics for Roadway Construction

Geosynthetics for Roadway Construction

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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  … Read More

Concrete Pavement Construction Techniques

Concrete Pavement Construction Techniques

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When the design is completed and approved, actual construction can begin. As with most things, concrete pavement construction starts at the bottom with its subgrade and base layers. A well compacted subgrade is essential to provide adequate density, moisture content, durability, stability, resistance strength, and modulus. Poor and poorly prepared  … Read More

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



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