A 25-foot-diameter, 3.5-foot-thick concrete dolphin was hit by a barge and pushed in to the Galveston Ship Channel.
A massive transformation has taken place on the banks of the East River in Brooklyn, New York, where an iconic 130-year-old building has been renovated as part of a new 500,000-squarefoot business and entertainment complex.
A scientific research center recently laid down a huge challenge for one specialty contractor—cut and remove a giant 400-ton concrete shielding door from one of its laboratories.
The scheduled demolition of concrete structures, some 400-feet-tall, at a NASA static engine test stand began with the use of explosives. However, more safe and accurate methods were required to bring the structures to set elevations and maintain some of the foundations for reuse.
A unique and challenging job was performed by a specialty contractor that involved 834 square feet of concrete wire sawing and the removal of cut sections weighing approximately 26,000 pounds.
A cutting contractor was needed to help renovate an Australian dam. Read more….