Month: June 2021

Sustainable Concrete: What You Need to Know

sustainable concrete

Behind only water, concrete is the second most-consumed substance on Earth and the most widely used building material. Since it’s strong, plentiful, and versatile, it makes it an easy choice for various building applications around the world. But in the interest of increasing sustainability, several concrete alternatives have been developed. Let’s explore if sustainable concrete …

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Why Site Grading Is Essential in Construction Projects

Site grading

When it comes to ensuring proper water drainage and a solid foundation, site grading is crucial.  Land preparation helps ensure the safety of the building, the longevity of the project, and the reputation of the construction. Typically, grading happens after excavation. When preparing a site, dirt is sliced out of high spots and moved to …

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3 Ways to Promote Sustainability in Earthwork Projects

earthwork

The overall value of the construction industry in 2020 is estimated to be right around $1.4 trillion. When you are in the business of large construction and earthwork projects you know how important getting the job done right can be.  With this huge market value and abundance of competition, embracing new practices can keep your …

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Your Guide to Concrete Grades and Their Applications

concrete grades

Each year, approximately 22 billion tons of concrete is poured for projects around the world. This critical material dams rivers, supports buildings, and surfaces sidewalks. But not all concrete is created equal. Concrete grades help identify which concrete mix is most appropriate for a particular job to ensure structural integrity. Let’s look at the different …

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