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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Different Concrete Grades and What They Are Used For

Pouring a grade of concrete

When it comes to the structural integrity of newly poured concrete, several different grades of strength can be used. The grades are chosen based on the components of the concrete mix being poured and the minimum expected strength (measured in newtons) of the concrete after 28 days of setting. Regardless of whether being used in…

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