Tag: Memorials

Robert P Turner Center for Professional Excellence by RMC Research & Education Foundation

The RMC Research & Education Foundation’s Board of Trustees has announced the establishment of the Robert P Turner Center for Professional Excellence. The Center will include an endowed fund within the RMC Research & Education Foundation specifically to fund education and recruitment courses and tools for the industry. It will […]

Powerwashing to remove graffiti on monuments and memorials

Western Specialty Contractors Uses Special Skills and Care When Restoring Monuments and Memorials

Monuments can be powerful, and even controversial, reminders of a person, place or event in history. When monuments start to show signs of wear-and-tear and weather damage and need restoration to their original conditions, or new monuments need the expertise of a specialty contractor to construct, customers call Western Specialty […]

Restoring a Concrete Sculpture at Camp Pendleton

Some things get better the second time around. Take the Navy Corpsmen Memorial at Camp Pendleton in Oceanside, California, for instance. Back in 1983, Raul Avina, an Oceanside resident and local artist who as a young Marine was wounded in the Battle of Iwo Jima during World War II.

September 11 Memorial Fountains Colored and Coated with Miracote Products

Construction of the National September 11 Memorial was progressing on schedule to meet its target Sept. 11, 2011, grand opening date, when a big problem emerged concerning the twin fountains and reflecting pools built within the footprints where the North and South towers once stood.