Massive Wire Sawing Project at Hydroelectric Dam – Joint Effort for Two CSDA Contractors
Mar27

Massive Wire Sawing Project at Hydroelectric Dam – Joint Effort for Two CSDA Contractors

The Red Rock Hydroelectric Project is a massive project, started in 2014 with completion set for 2019, that will help supply energy to meet the ever growing needs of the customers served by the Missouri River Energy Services (MRES) along the Des Moines River. This new hydroelectric facility is being completed at the existing Red Rock Dam on the river about two and a half miles southwest of Pella, Iowa. When the project is completed,...

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A Whale of a Job Completed by Joint Effort in New Zealand
Mar21

A Whale of a Job Completed by Joint Effort in New Zealand

The Whangaparaoa Peninsula is a suburban area about 25 kilometers north of Auckland, New Zealand. “Whangaparoa” is Maori for “Bay of Whales” and pods of orcas and dolphin are regularly spotted in the waters off the peninsula. However, dolphin and whale sightings were the last things on the minds of a team of concrete cutters from A1 Kiwi Concrete Cutters and Lowery and Sharp Concrete Cutters who recently joined forces to complete a...

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More Than X-Rays Needed  on Kansas City Medical Center Renovation
Mar21

More Than X-Rays Needed on Kansas City Medical Center Renovation

New plumbing lines were part of a medical center remodeling project recently completed in Kansas City and CSDA member Echo GPR Services was only too happy to supply ground penetrating radar services to detail for the concrete cutting contractor exactly what lay beneath the concrete floor. It was imperative for the general contractor and subcontractor to know if there was electrical conduit under the slab. As is the case in many health...

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Kwik Turnaround Time for Kwikcore at the Georgia Dome
Mar20

Kwik Turnaround Time for Kwikcore at the Georgia Dome

When the Georgia Dome opened in 1992 at a cost of $214 million, at the time, it was one of the largest state-funded construction projects in Georgia history. The stadium seated 71,228 for football, approximately 80,000 for concerts and 71,000 for basketball when its retractable dome was fully open. The Georgia Dome was designed with a half-mile long concrete ring beam that wrapped around the roofline, a one-of-a kind structure at the...

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