The Dangers of Energy Drinks
Jun01

The Dangers of Energy Drinks

A person can rarely turn on the TV, listen to the radio or flip through a magazine these days without seeing an advertisement for an energy drink. Some of the more recognizable brands include Monster, Rockstar, 5-Hour Energy and Red Bull. These drinks are often marketed towards teenagers and college students, but are often used by adults in order to get an extra “jolt” of energy needed to get through the workday. Concrete cutting,...

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Employer Achilles’ Heel—Supervisor  Failure to Enforce OSHA Compliance
Jun01

Employer Achilles’ Heel—Supervisor Failure to Enforce OSHA Compliance

One of the oldest stories known to man involves that of Achilles, the legendary Greek warrior who was a leader at the Fall of Troy. According to the Iliad, his mother was a goddess who wanted him to be immortal. She immersed him in the River Styx, which had magical powers, to create immortality, but unfortunately did not immerse his heel by which she held him. Achilles’ heel was his fatal weakness and he was killed in the battle of...

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CSDA Contractor Slices Through 2,000 Tons of Concrete at Texas Port
Jun01

CSDA Contractor Slices Through 2,000 Tons of Concrete at Texas Port

Diamond Wire Sawing Tackles Wind, Waves and Weather The Port of Corpus Christi is the nation’s number one exporter of crude oil and port officials plan to further that dominance by utilizing an additional 250 acres of land on nearby Harbor Island. This new project will allow larger oil tankers to dock by increasing the depth of the shipping channel. Harbor Island is located along the northeast perimeter of Corpus Christi Bay and...

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Clean Cuts Needed to Repair 97 Miles of Aqueduct
Jun01

Clean Cuts Needed to Repair 97 Miles of Aqueduct

84 Concrete Cutting and Demo Crew Members Join Forces to Repair California Aqueduct The Colorado River Aqueduct (CRA) is one of the largest aqueducts in the United States and supplies drinking water to millions of residents in Southern California. Constructed over six years from 1933 to 1939, it was the largest public works project in Southern California during the Great Depression. The aqueduct carries water west from the Colorado...

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Construction Second Most Targeted Industry for Email Fraud Attacks
Jun01

Construction Second Most Targeted Industry for Email Fraud Attacks

According to a new study, contractors, manufacturers, affiliates and distributors in the concrete renovation industry are one of the most targeted audiences for cyber-attacks. CSDA is often contacted by concerned members stating they received an email that appears to come from CSDA or one of its Officers and seems suspicious. This is a common problem in our industry and the following article will explain why and what concrete...

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