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August 15, 2016 Specify Modular Stormwater Systems to Provide Quality and Control Project Costs Most designers know the advantages of precast concrete. Precast concrete is cast in a controlled environment which results in a strong product with a smooth, ...Keep Reading
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July 8, 2016 How Emergency Power Minimizes Impact of Major Power Outages Imagine the last time the power went out in your office. If you’re in a typical office building, I’ll bet work came to a halt and everyone stood around, ...Keep Reading
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May 18, 2016 How Precast Substation Walls INCREASE Power Grid Security It’s hard to overstate the importance of power grid safety. According to a study by USA Today, there were 348 physical attacks on electric utilities between ...Keep Reading
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May 12, 2016 Precast Quickly Improves Pump Station Safety and Aesthetics Western Monmouth Utilities Authority (WMUA) in Manalapan, N.J., operates more than 30 pump stations and services more than 79,000 customers. Operating at this ...Keep Reading
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April 12, 2016 North Torrey Pines Road Bridge — Design Winning Precast Construction Oldcastle Infrastructure, A CRH Company and a leading provider of precast concrete engineered product solutions in the U.S., has been recognized in the 53rd ...Keep Reading
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December 10, 2015 Proper Masonry Design And Installation For Moisture Management Moisture management ranks as a top priority in a wall, and appropriate design and installation techniques will go a long way to eliminating the potential for ...Keep Reading
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December 8, 2015 Masonry And Moisture—What is the Worst That Could Happen? Moisture has been the number one cause of structural deterioration for as long as there have been structures. Moisture in all its forms—snow and ice, ...Keep Reading
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December 1, 2015 Bringing BIM to Masonry, a Three Part Series Building Information Modeling, or BIM, has risen up and redefined the construction industry. BIM has enabled the construction of more complex projects and ...Keep Reading
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November 10, 2015 Why BIM is a Game Changer for Masonry Why BIM is a Game Changer for Masonry Most architects will probably never work on a project with the staggering convolution of a Disney Concert Hall, but they ...Keep Reading
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November 2, 2015 The BIM-Masonry Challenge One of the primary reasons masonry has not been included in BIM software is the sheer complexity of the material.
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October 27, 2015 Why They Fail: How to Prevent Stormwater Management Failures There are loads of stormwater management options available for use in a range of construction projects, each offering its own mix of functionality and ...Keep Reading
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October 19, 2015 Masonry Past, Present and Future Masonry has been around since our beginnings as builders and users of tools. From its earliest forms, low walls constructed of mud and dried puddles to stones ...Keep Reading
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