Month: July 2020

History of the Hoover Dam Concrete

History of the Hoover Dam Concrete History of the Hoover Dam Concrete

The Hoover Dam is located in Black Canyon spanning the Colorado River between Arizona and Nevada, about 30 miles southeast of Las Vegas, Nevada. The Hoover Dam is 726.4 feet from foundation rock to the roadway on the crest of the Dam.  The towers and ornaments on the parapet rise 40 feet above the crest.

The History of Concrete

The History of Concrete History of Concrete

Concrete is one of the most widely used building materials in the world. Ton for ton it is used and consumed twice as much as steel, wood, plastics, and aluminum combined. The Ready-mix concrete industry is the largest segment of the concrete market worldwide. By the year 2025, its revenues are projected to exceed $600 […]