Bridges, Roads & Highways

With a track record of flexibility and versatility that’s hard to match, concrete is used to build bridges more than any other material in the world. And, thanks to advancements in technology, concrete is being used to rehabilitate highway systems to extend usability and years of service.

Aquajet Systems’ Aqua Spine Takes Hydrodemolition to New Spaces

Aquajet Systems AB, a global leader in hydrodemolition machine manufacturing, introduces the Aqua Spine. The multi-modular system uses highpressure water jets to precisely remove concrete from surfaces that may be inaccessible for Aqua Cutter robots, Aquajet’s traditional hydrodemolition machines. Used for onshore and offshore construction as well as in conventional and nuclear power plants, the Aqua Spine brings the power of hydrodemolition to tight, small places like never before.

Press Release: American Concrete Institute Announces Recipients of The ACI Certification Award and ACI Construction Award at World of Concrete 2018

The American Concrete Institute (ACI) announced the recipients of the ACI Certification Award and the ACI Construction Award at a press conference during World of Concrete, Las Vegas, NV, USA, January 24, 2018.

Purdue researchers show concrete infused with wood nanocrystals is stronger, plan to use it in California bridge

Purdue University researchers are ready to test whether they can make a stronger bridge by using concrete infused with microscopic nanocrystals from wood. The researchers have been working with cellulose nanocrystals, byproducts generated by the paper, bioenergy, agriculture and pulp industries.

The Decorative Concrete Council announces winners of 8th annual Decorative Concrete Awards competition

The Decorative Concrete Council, a specialty council of the American Society of Concrete Contractors, St. Louis, Missouri, has announced the winners of its eighth annual Decorative Concrete Awards competition. The winners were recognized at a ceremony at the World of Concrete, Las Vegas, on Feb. 2, 2016.

Lackmond Stone’s new Lackmond Pro Series Bridge Saw Blade

Lackmond Stone, a leading distributor of professional tools and equipment, has announced the new Lackmond Pro Series Bridge Saw Blade. Lackmond’s new Pro Series Bridge saw blade is manufactured using the latest in diamond pattern technology, where the diamonds are arranged in a specific order resulting in consistent wear and cutting.

Modern Mosaic Artwork Livens San Diego’s Landscape

“It was back-breaking work,” says the owner of Brailsford Public Art in San Diego about placing colored aggregate piece by piece into wet concrete on a job site. She was working with Shaw & Sons’ Lithocrete system which incorporates a means to create a scattered aggregate pattern on a concrete surface.