Cracked concrete is an eyesore around commercial properties. More importantly, it can be hazardous to visitors and staff. In some cases, fixing cracked concrete is no big deal because there are several ways to fix it! All you have to do is check the type of crack to decide which fixing method to use, find […]
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Concrete and cement are both different things – but related. They’re used interchangeably in common conversation. Cement is a much older word used for construction material – hundreds of years old, in fact. Meanwhile, concrete is something that was created relatively recently – the 1830s.
What are the differences in CDL types and why does it matter for a concrete construction company? You may find yourself asking this question if you’re considering taking on the vast world of the transportation industry. Understanding the difference will help you know which license to obtain. There are three types of CDLs; however, today […]
With summer in full swing, you may notice concrete buckle in some places. Concrete buckling is one of the biggest problems when it comes to concrete and with it being one of the most common building materials, understanding how to prevent it is imperative. Let’s get into the science of why this is happening and […]
Footing and foundation are some of the most basic terms in the world of civil engineering. If you don’t happen to be part of this vast world, you may not understand the difference between the two. The Difference Between Footing and Foundation Simply put, all footings are foundations but not all foundations can be footings. […]
TR Concrete Construction worked on the removal and replacement of an 18,000-square-foot parking lot at an elementary school in Elkhorn, Nebraska. Take an inside look at the project timeline, equipment and technology, and dedicated crew.
The short answer to this seemingly innocent question is to find the right people to supply you and the right people to help you build it. There are three overarching factors to consider when building a parking lot. The type of parking lot and purpose, the regulations and codes, and the type of materials. The […]
Take a look at the latest news and updates from TR Concrete Construction in our quarterly newsletter. In this issue for the first quarter of 2021, get a behind-the-scenes look at one of our latest projects. We also highlight our latest TR Construction Above and Beyond recipient, Nick Blanchard. If would you like to receive […]
With proper planning, successful cold-weather concrete placement can be done. Cold weather conditions require special precautions when placing, finishing, curing and protecting concrete from the adverse impacts of low temperatures. In this blog, TR Concrete Construction Project Manager Nick Blanchard highlights the essential steps to take for winter projects in the Midwest.
The Three Gorges Dam is the heaviest concrete structure in the world and in 2012 it was the largest hydroelectric dam in the world in production. Just in concrete, it is said to weigh as much as 144,309,356,753.51 lbs. It spans the Yangtze River in central China and was completed in 2006. This dam has […]