KRM Midlands Invests in Plant Infrastructure

KRM Midlands Plant 9 -Lexington

COLUMBIA, South Carolina ─ By refurbishing its Irmo Plant and erecting a new dry batch plant in Lexington, South Carolina, Knight’s Redi-Mix is preparing for more growth in the Midlands Market. In 2017, Knight’s Redi-Mix received the Irmo Plant through the acquisition of Palmetto Builders Concrete. However, even then, the plant had suffered a lot…

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Knight’s Redi-Mix Opens in Georgia

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SAVANNAH, Georgia – Knight’s Redi-Mix is expanding into the Savannah Market with a new Georgia division, KRM South. With two new dry batch plants, 13 mixer drivers and a core group of customers built through connections in the Midlands and Lowcountry, KRM South is ready to set a new standard in the market. “When we…

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Driving for Freedom

Franklin Nesbitt

While Veterans Day is set aside on the calendar as the day to recognize soldiers for their service, Americans have a lot to thank veterans for every day. Throughout our nation’s history, they’ve kept their oath to defend the Constitution, every American and ensure our country can keep its way of life. However, it’s no…

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Overheated: How to Prevent Heat-Related Illnesses

Sunrise behind Knights Redi-Mix Truck

As much as we love summer at Knight’s Companies, we must admit there are some drawbacks to the season. Along with more business activity comes oppressive heat and humidity, which puts workers at risk for heat-related illnesses. The human body can only handle so much, and once it can no longer regulate its temperature, heat…

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Rained Out: How to Place Concrete Exposed to Rain

Knight's mixer truck receives load from a batch plant on a stormy day

When the clouds come rolling in, it’s never a good day for a ready-mix concrete supplier or construction crew. Inclement weather often results in changes to the dispatch schedule or outright cancelled orders, and sometimes just the threat of rain can postpone projects for weeks. “The contractor is responsible for looking at what the potential…

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Burning Up: How to Handle Placing Concrete in Hot Weather

Large slab pour at Palmetto Christian Academy

As summer begins, daily temperatures are on the rise, which can cause difficulties when placing and finishing concrete at job sites. Temperatures above 80 degrees mean a faster setting time, the potential for more crazing and plastic shrinkage cracking, slump loss, increased water demand and strength loss for the final product. However, there are simple…

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Choosing a Commercial Concrete Producer in Columbia, SC

The success of any commercial construction project relies on having a good ready mixed supplier to supply concrete. Whether you need concrete for walls, parking lots, floors or drains, you want to make sure you turn to a concrete supplier you can trust. It can be tricky choosing the right concrete supplier while trying to…

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How to Order Concrete for Your Commercial Project

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When you get to the stage in your construction project when it is time to order concrete, you want to make sure you order it correctly. Choosing to turn to Knight’s Redi-Mix is a great way to ensure you will get the right amount of a quality product that will serve your construction site well.…

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Does Your Project Require High-Performance Concrete?

concrete project

If you are undertaking a significant commercial construction project, odds are you will need to use concrete to bring your project to completion. While concrete itself is one of the most commonly used materials in construction, your construction project may need a type of concrete that isn’t so common. The specific needs of your construction…

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