More stories about Walls

  • Modular Concrete Construction

    Portable precast plant can be assembled to produce a concrete module for practically any shape and size dwelling space designed by an architect.

  • Producer Solves Bottleneck with Silo Cleaning Service

    A ready-mixed concrete plant in the Midwestern United States has resolved material build-up issues in three storage silos where accumulation had slowed production and increased internal pressures, eventually damaging the vessel walls and forcing a shutdown.

  • Underground Construction Pipe

    SaniTite HP pipe allows for longer uninterrupted distance with lighter construction equipment.

  • Insulated Wall Panels

    CarbonCast Insulated Architectural Cladding is a lightweight, insulated precast wall panel for horizontal or vertical use as a non-load-bearing spandrel or column cover. 

  • Stay in Tune to Stay Ahead

    PCI invites producers to "Stay in Tune for Success" at the 58th annual Convention and National Bridge Conference to be held Sept. 29-Oct. 2 in Nashville, Tenn.

  • Wall Ties and Wind Load

    Q: If the purpose of these ties is to support the veneer during winds, why does it make any difference what backup is used?

  • Keeping Condo Conversions Dry

    Q: We are converting a masonry office building into condominiums. The building is constructed with solid masonry walls that are three and four wythes thick.

  • TCP's 2009 Greensite Awards

    For the second year, THE CONCRETE PRODUCER joins its sister publication, CONCRETE CONSTRUCTION, in presenting the GreenSite Awards to honor the concrete industry's involvement in sustainable construction. While the influence of producers and contractors may go unrecognized once a school opens or...

  • Another Brick in the Wall

    If you're a producer who already sells block and other products to masonry contractors, you might talk with your customers to see if they want to branch out. You might let them know how to get installation training or point them toward sources of help with Segmental Retaining Wall engineering.

  • ICFs From Coast to Coast

    Two recent projects demonstrate the versatility and growing use of insulating concrete forms (ICFs) in solving construction challenges.