Highland, Calif.-based ProCast Products has completed casting of 30- x 5.5-ft. box culverts for the Woodside Avenue Flood Control project under the San Diego County Public Works. The culverts’ mix design included Penetron Admix, an integral crystalline waterproofing agent dosed at time of batching.
World of Concrete 2016 saw global launch of a blast-proof, crash-proof anti-terrorist barrier by United Kingdom-based RSG Structures Ltd. The modular, precast concrete KarablocK system can be quickly assembled to form a durable and effective security barrier around strategic locations, such as convention centers, airports and industrial plants. Aesthetically, a range of plant finishes can make the system suited to a range of high profile applications where appearance counts, most notably government buildings and premier hotels.
A 60 Minutes broadcast segment, “Falling Apart,” explains that “America’s roads, bridges, airports and rail lines are outdated and need to be fixed” due to decades of neglect … nearly 70,000 bridges in America—one out of every nine—is now considered to be structurally deficient.” According to the American Society of Civil Engineers, segment editors noted, “32 percent of the major roads in America are now in poor condition and in need of major repairs.”
A continuous rotation crane with optional double motor reducer, the F545RA xe-dynamic is the final model in the manufacturer’s XE series, designed to complete the high capacity range between the F485RA xe-dynamic and the F560RA he-dynamic machines. The new model positions the company with a true 50-tonne/metre crane whose footprint is compact enough for installation on a three-axle chassis.
A national producer of bio-based, environmentally-friendly sealers, Black Diamond Coatings has recently staged BDC PRO certification courses at Florida’s Flagstone Pavers, Brooksville and Pompano Beach, plus Oldcastle Coastal, Tampa. The company developed the class to teach professional contractors the benefits and proper application methods of it product line, which includes low VOC, water-based sealers.