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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Rock Strong Women

Laurie Sanders poses next to her mixer truck

It takes a long time for mindsets to change. In 1920, women won the right to vote in the United States. 50 years later, they campaigned and marched in the streets to become an equal share of the American workforce, and at the beginning of 2020 they succeeded in that goal. However, in that same…

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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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Construction of New Concrete Plant in Columbia South Carolina

Columbia South Carolina Concrete

  For Immediate Release Contact: Sharon Benzenberg sbenzenberg@knightscompanies.com     Knight’s Companies Bringing More Jobs to Columbia, SC Certificate of new occupancy received for third concrete plant Summerville, SC (February 13, 2019) – Earlier this month, Knight’s Companies was awarded a certificate of new occupancy for their third concrete plant at 1320 Pineview Rd. in…

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Knight’s Companies Among Fastest Growing Companies in South Carolina

Knight's Companies are in the news!

Almost 50 years in business and still growing! Summerville, SC (November 5, 2018) – On October 25, 2018, the Roaring Twenties gala was held by SC Biz News, celebrating the state’s fastest growing companies, including Knight’s Companies of Summerville. Based on their gross revenue, Knight’s competed in the large business category and is proud to…

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