Goodbye Mallet
May22

Goodbye Mallet

An experienced core drilling operator knows in an instance what this picture means. To loosen a stuck drill bit from the motor, there is often only one way to do it and it involves a mallet and two wrenches. However, a new thread design may change all that.

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CSDA 2017 Convention & Tech Fair
May22

CSDA 2017 Convention & Tech Fair

An entertaining keynote presentation featuring a popular construction material—Lego—gave business owners unique insight into problem-solving and decision-making as CSDA held its 45th Annual Convention & Tech Fair in the beautiful Caribbean.

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CO Award Winners
Mar10

CO Award Winners

The 4th Annual Concrete Openings Awards ceremony was held during January’s World of Concrete international trade show and exhibition at the Las Vegas Convention Center. The awards recognize some of the most innovative and challenging projects completed by CSDA contractors in 2016.

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World of Concrete 2017
Mar10

World of Concrete 2017

For those who attended this year’s World of Concrete (WOC) in Las Vegas, there was no substitute for what this trade show and exposition offered them.

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TECH: Advancements in Diamond Chain
Mar09

TECH: Advancements in Diamond Chain

Many advances have taken place in the three decades since diamond chains became commercially available for cutting concrete. Diamonds, saws and the chains themselves have all evolved significantly along with the best practices for this discipline.

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POLISHING: Dealing with Delaminations
Mar09

POLISHING: Dealing with Delaminations

Concrete placement is never easy, with many variables such as wind, sun, ambient temperature and humidity to consider as they all affect each pour. The mix design and consideration of the actual makeup of the concrete and possible additives are just as important.

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