Knight’s Redi-Mix Acquires Lowcountry Concrete

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BEAUFORT, South Carolina – Knight’s Redi-Mix announced the acquisition of Lowcountry Concrete, a family-owned concrete supplier in Beaufort and Jasper County, on Friday, July 30, 2021. Through the acquisition, KRM is gaining two dry-batch plants in the area. “Connecting our existing Charleston locations to our new locations in Savannah, Lowcountry Concrete is perfectly situated to help…

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Baby, It’s Cold Outside: Tips for Placing Cold Weather Concrete

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Baby, its cold outside! Just like hot weather, cold weather effects the setting characteristics and strength of concrete, too. Once average daily temperatures fall below 40 degrees more than three days in a row, contractors and suppliers should start taking the necessary precautions to prevent a placement from being affected. There are ACI guidelines specifying…

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Knight’s Companies Expands Management Team in the Midlands

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COLUMBIA, South Carolina ­– Knight’s Companies is expanding its management team in the Midlands by hiring Billy Ray as its new Area Manager and promoting Chris Dennis to Production Manager. Now up to five plants, this is another step in the process of growing the footprint Knight’s set in Columbia in 2017. With 25 years…

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Burning Up: How to Handle Placing Concrete in Hot Weather

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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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Using Tilt-Up Concrete in Your Commercial Construction Project

Concrete is a trustworthy material that has been used in construction for literally thousands of years. The quality of concrete is evidenced by the fact that many of these ancient structures still stand even to this day. This ancient construction material has seen plenty of innovations throughout history, from the inclusion of Portland cement 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?

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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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Indoor or Outdoor Concrete Project? It Matters

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If you have a big construction project coming up in the near future, the time to start thinking about your concrete services is now. You want to choose people who know about different types of concrete, how to properly formulate concrete for various needs, and someone who is willing to go the extra mile to…

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