Concrete vs. Other Construction Materials

Posted On: 05/20/2019 | Posted by: DY Concrete Pumps

Construction materials for any building project need to be readily available, cost-effective and durable. For much of human history, the only feasible options have been wood or stone — and wood has been effective enough to remain a construction staple today. Steel has become a relatively common construction material, as well, thanks to several advantages […]

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Concrete vs. Asphalt

Posted On: 04/19/2019 | Posted by: DY Concrete Pumps

When you need a hard surface for construction, especially for paving jobs like roads and driveways, one of the choices you may be considering is concrete vs. asphalt. Which is the better choice? Is concrete stronger than asphalt? Why is asphalt used for roads rather than concrete? Here’s what you need to know about the […]

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Engineered Construction’s DY 38X-5ZR

Posted On: 03/27/2019 | Posted by: DY Concrete Pumps

Engineered Construction adds another DY Concrete Pump to their fleet. Their new DY 38X-5ZR on a Western Star is heading to Ohio!

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Concrete Pump Maintenance Tips

Posted On: 03/19/2019 | Posted by: DY Concrete Pumps

A concrete pump can be an extremely useful piece of equipment that allows you to easily deliver concrete when and where you need it for a construction job. Like any piece of equipment you use, the better you take care of it, the longer it will last, and the more effective it will be. Once […]

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What’s the Difference Between Concrete and Cement?

Posted On: 02/19/2019 | Posted by: DY Concrete Pumps

Is concrete the same as cement? You have probably heard the two terms used interchangeably and may have even done so yourself. There is good reason for this, as concrete and cement are related, but they are not quite the same thing. What is the difference between concrete and cement, and what does that mean […]

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How to Pour Concrete in Cold Weather

Posted On: 12/03/2018 | Posted by: DY Concrete Pumps

Many construction operations must keep working throughout the year to keep up with project demands and avoid costly shutdowns. In regions where the thermometer takes a nosedive during the colder months, such as the northern United States and Canada, this continuation requires knowing how to pour concrete in winter. The American Concrete Institute defines cold […]

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Common Causes of Concrete Pump Blockages

Posted On: 11/05/2018 | Posted by: DY Concrete Pumps

Pouring liquid concrete is an essential function in most construction projects — which makes the pump a vital piece of equipment when transferring liquid concrete. Obstructions in the pump line are an all-too-common issue that can lead to costly delays and place the entire job behind schedule. Thus, avoiding concrete blockages is critical for keeping […]

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How to Pour Concrete in Hot Weather

Posted On: 10/01/2018 | Posted by: DY Concrete Pumps

The summer months typically represent one of the busier times of the year for the construction industry, which results in an increased demand for the use of concrete. However, pouring concrete in the heat of summer presents a variety of challenges that are not an issue when working in moderate temperatures. Pouring concrete in hot […]

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Pompage Provincial’s 7-axle 57S-6RZ

Posted On: 09/14/2018 | Posted by: DY Concrete Pumps

Pompage Provincial’s 7-axle DY 57S-6RZ is on it’s way to Quebec! This unit was engineered and approved to operate year round including frost law/road ban season in Quebec.

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Engineered Construction’s New 37X-4R

Posted On: 07/06/2018 | Posted by: DY Concrete Pumps

Engineered Construction’s new 37X-4R is on its way to Ohio!

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