Plastering/Fireproofing Pump material hose safety issue updates’; An industry leading plastering contractor in Southern Utah took on a serious and potentially deadly problem and then, he solved it! Wade Sip, is a hardworking and unpretentious kind of guy. Wade eats, sleeps and dreams plastering. Building his business to simply run better, safer and more productive […]
It looks like ‘Volatile Polymer Cement Products’ will be getting some well-needed assistance during the mixing and pumping process! Insulated Sprayers by Spray Force Intl. Inc.
Fly Ash? Fly ash is the fraction of combusted coal that becomes suspended in plant flue gases. The fly ash available for beneficial use is captured primarily by mechanical particulate collection devices, such as an electrostatic precipitator or baghouse. The remaining fly ash that passes through these particulate collection devices either escapes into the atmosphere […]
The Importance of Clean Sand Sand generally composes 80 percent of a stucco wall, and because it is the primary ingredient, it is vital that the quality of the sand be controlled. Imagine a bucket filled with tennis balls and different sized marbles. The marbles are filling in the spaces between the tennis balls. Cement […]
Contractor Designs, Supplies & Installs a 2 hour rated passive fire protection to the new Barlow Trail Tunnel. When Silence Needs to be More Than Golden. You May Just Have To Think Out Of The Box. This Contractor Did Just That. (Zerodraft Calgary Ltd). The Electric Excalibur Hydra (by Spray Force Intl. Inc.) Quickly and […]
Excerpts from a ‘Real’ Job-Site Superintendent’s Report Journal; I shudder to think of the 1000’s of rocks we had in the nozzle in Mozambique and now Angola to how bad things could have really gone. This is a real picture of what happens when you have an inexperienced pump operator on a (to Remain Nameless) […]
The Colonial Williamsburg Brickyard successfully built and burned a limerick recently. Lime was an important product in the 18th-century building trades, being the key ingredient in both mortar and plaster. The week of February 9-13 was spent constructing the rick, which consisted of a wide circular platform of firewood about four feet tall, topped with […]
Throughout history, those in the building trades have built structures that would last a lifetime. This is apparent from a large number of buildings and houses that are well over 50 years old and remain occupied. In today’s building industry, it is essential that members of all the various trades strive for this kind of […]
What you are, speaks so loudly that people oftentimes do not hear what you say. The Cement Industry of the United States has established for itself a position of such permanence and importance in America’s industrial life, that neither arguments nor eulogies are needed to gain public recognition and appreciation for this great business.