Des Moines-West Des Moines, IA

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Battling the Flames

All Saints Church was one of Iowa's most ornate landmarks for nearly a hundred years, until it was destroyed by arson. After sitting in ruins for more than a decade, a group of determined citizens and a team of masonry restoration experts brought the structure back to life. Watch All Saints Church come back to life in our Web Exclusive Slide Show. More

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Automating the Precast Business

Precision Development has developed what many consider to be the first total... More

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Politics and Concrete Mix

Producers manage to balance their full-time jobs and public service. More

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Preventing popout problems

We get a lot of popouts in exposed concrete. The expansive materials are shale particles found in the sand. Even though the shale particles may be no larger than 1/8-inch in diameter, a conical fracture shape makes the popouts more noticeable. Can this problem be avoided? More

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Easter Seals Camp Project Demonstrates New Concrete Technology
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