Concrete Pumping Magazine Archives

Concrete Pumping - Winter 2012

In this issue: High Speed Technology

Upon its 2013 completion, the new research and development site will host breakthroughs still forming in engineers’ imaginations.

Concrete Pumping - Fall 2011

In this issue: Tunnel Vision

Unpredictable weather and close quarters make the Port of Miami Tunnel Project a challenge: construction the underwater tunnels is complicated by their proximity to a six-line highway.

Concrete Pumping - Summer 2011

In this Issue: We Will Never Forget

The National September 11 Memorial & Museum at the World Trade Center (WTC) in New York City will memorialize the nearly 3,000 people who died in the WTC bombing on February 26, 1993, and the horrific attacks on September 11, 2001.

Concrete Pumping - Spring 2011

In this Issue: Pumping on the Rocks

In a winter that has had many construction companies in the U.S. fighting the cold and snow and the resultant delays in concrete pumping, there is one pumping project that relies on sub-freezing temps to get the job done.

Concrete Pumping - Winter 2011

In this Issue: Rebirth: One World Trade Center

Set to top out at 1,386 feet in spring 2012, the high rise is being constructed with two concrete cores and concrete on metal decks utilizing an innovative placing system.

Concrete Pumping - Fall 2010

In this Issue: Command Performance

Las Vegas continues to invest in culture and the arts with The Smith Center for Performing Arts, a $245 million complex that will house multiple theaters and arts educational facilities.

Concrete Pumping - Summer 2010

In this Issue: On Track

Lifting 3.3-million pound precast beams into place proved to be a challenging task for contractors trying to meet an aggressive May 1 deadline on the new Florida Marlins stadium.

Concrete Pumping - Spring 2010

In this Issue: Home of the Braves

The Gwinnett Braves, the AAA minor league baseball team of the Atlanta Braves, rallied a new line-up in 2009 that included a new name, a different state and a brand new stadium.

Concrete Pumping - Winter 2010

In this Issue: Modern Marvel

As it first did 76 years ago, the Hoover Dam is again making its mark in history books. Crews are conquering an engineering feat by constructing the most technically challenging bridge ever to be built in North America, the Colorado River Bridge.

Concrete Pumping - Fall 2009

In this Issue: Epic

The San Francisco–Oakland Bay Bridge project is all about doing it big: from the average number of vehicles using the bridge daily (280,000); to the world’s longest singletower, self-anchored suspension (SAS) span on a bridge and world’s largest concrete pump; to the amount of steel and concrete used.

Concrete Pumping - Summer 2009

In this Issue: Earthshaking Engineering

In 1989, after a section of the original Bay Bridge sustained major damage during the Loma Prieta earthquake, it was determined that the San Francisco-Oakland Bay Bridge needed to undergo a major seismic retrofit, ultimately reinforcing and rebuilding every section of the bridge.


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