More stories about Cement

  • Cross Street Bridge moves from concept to completion with LaFarge Type III Cement

    The $16 million two-lane bridge is the first major design-build transportation project in Vermont, and the longest simple-span precast, post-tensioned, spliced-concrete-girder bridge in the United States.

  • Get a Buzz On

    Used K-Cup coffee packs will have a second life as an alternative fuel source at a cement plant in Canada, rather than hitting the local landfill.

  • PCA Expands Codes Department; Appoints Hall Manager

    William “Jay” Hall returns to the Portland Cement Association (PCA) as manager of codes and standards.

  • Company seeks demonstration sites

  • Full-depth reclamation

    Recycling roads saves money and natural resources

  • Picture this

    Larry Vines has spent more than three decades making concrete pretty.

  • All the right reasons

  • Zip it Up

    Usually, full-depth reclamation (FDR) is performed with large, self-propelled reclaiming machines. But road- and street-maintenance managers have discovered they can use less expensive equipment for projects of 1 mile or less.

  • Trial run

    As part of its continuing effort to improve construction methods, CDOT is comparing the pros and cons of hot-mix asphalt (HMA) and portland cement concrete pavement (PCCP).

  • High prices hinder construction

    With no end in sight to rising oil prices and the increasing global demand for cement, transportation projects continue to experience significant delays.