Other stories by Stephanie Johnston

  • The merits of Fusible PVC

    Fusible PVC is highly compatible with ductile iron, which facilitates connections and extensions. Here are two cases where it was used.

  • Five nifty products from World of Concrete

    And an extra one thrown in for good measure because it could make your life a whole lot easier.

  • Remote-control dowel pin drilling

    Wireless remote control is enabling crews to drill more accurately and more safely, increasing the productivity of dowel-pin drilling applications.

  • Purchasing co-op expands to fleets

    A new agreement between U.S. Bank and WSCA-NASPO, the cooperative purchasing arm of the National Association of State Procurement Officials, offers cities, counties, and states access to more commercial card programs at preferred prices.

  • Indoor and outdoor graffiti protection

    Graffiti-Shell WB is two-component, water-based urethane that protects concrete, brick, and stucco from permanent graffiti damage.

  • Schedule your free pipe demonstration

    A manufacturer of AWWA-C-303 bar-wrapped concrete cylinder pipe is giving municipal engineers and local public works groups a chance to work hands-on with the material.

  • February Pipe School features plant tours

    More than 300 professionals from across North America are set to gather at the American Concrete Pipe Association's 2014 Pipe School Feb. 11-14, 2014.

  • As promised last week ...

    Solutions to four more common public works challenges based on reader budget expectations for the year.

  • Vacuum excavator safety video released

    A 19-minute DVD complements an 35-page manual also available from the Association of Equipment Manufacturers.

  • Four challenges, four solutions

    As promised last week, how readers in various EPA regions plan to meet their community's unique public works challenges this year.