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KAI Build Expands with New Commercial Concrete Division

KAI Build, KAI Enterprises’ design-build, general contracting, construction management and preconstruction division, has expanded its operation to include a new Concrete Division providing a comprehensive array of commercial services ranging from building foundations and vertical concrete to equipment pads, mat slabs and other flatwork. KAI Build’s Director of Field Operations […]

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Groundworks Expands to 24th State with Acquisition in Michigan

Groundworks Companies, the nation’s largest privately owned foundation services company, today announced its 16th acquisition in four years and a key geographic expansion with the purchase of Foundation Systems of Michigan (FSM). The transaction is the latest step in Groundworks’ mission to create the first national brand to provide foundation […]

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ACI Foundation’s Strategic Development Council to Host Virtual Technology Forum

The ACI Foundation’s Strategic Development Council (SDC) will host its first virtual Technology Forum on August 25th and 27th 2020. The SDC collaborates across the concrete industry to address technical challenges within the industry and hosts forums for the introduction and nurturing of new technologies. SDC Technology Forum 48 will consist of […]

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Aquafin Announces Product of the Month: Rebar Primer/Bond-CI

RebarPrimer/Bond-CI is a one-component, cementitious, anti-corrosion coating for protection of steel reinforcement and as a bonding agent for concrete surfaces. Advantages of Rebar Primer/Bond-CI Mixes with water only Resistant to penetration of water and chlorides Very easy to use even on vertical and overhead areas Extended open time allowing for […]

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Was enough densifier/hardener applied to the polished concrete slab?

Densifiers/hardeners are either alkali metal silicates or colloidal silica. When your densifier of choice is applied to concrete and absorbed into the polished concrete slab, the silicate reacts with the free lime (excess calcium hydroxide) and forms calcium silicate hydrate (CSH gel). This reaction mimics the hydration of portland cement, […]

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Western Specialty Contractors Appoints New Branch Managers in St. Louis, Los Angeles

Western Specialty Contractors announces the appointment of two new Branch Managers: Carter Pogue at its St. Louis Concrete Restoration Branch and Guillermo Villegas at its Los Angeles Branch. As Branch Managers, Pogue and Villegas are responsible for managing sales, daily operations and field personnel, plus developing new projects within their […]

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