Posts Tagged ‘construction’

The Concrete Path: A History of Sidewalks

On any given day, a construction team somewhere in the country is pouring concrete. Concrete is an essential part of how our homes, neighborhoods, and schools are constructed. As construction and infrastructure projects ramp up, so does concrete consumption.  In 2020, concrete consumption reached 102 metric tons since the 2008 recession. Humans have been using…

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An Examination of Tying Rebar and Its Role in Construction 

Have you ever seen a sailor tie a knot? They know a thing or two about it. Most take it very seriously. Some might even argue that it is an art. The proficiency in typing, however, is directly related to the bigger picture.  People don’t tie knots for the sake of tying knots. They serve…

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Meet The Baby Drill: Pocket-Sized Power

In construction, having the right tools is crucial to a job well done. While everyone is enamored with our heavy trucks and machinery, sometimes smaller, more precise equipment is necessary.  To that end, LB & Sons is proud to introduce the MAIT Baby Drill, a compact wonder-drill perfect for our finer projects. Learn more about…

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Improving Construction and Work Site Safety with 6 Simple Steps

Construction engineers discuss amongst each other at construction site to plan for the day and to keep track of progress.

Construction operations are rarely safe or easy feats. Trenching, excavation and drilling complications and accidents are among some of the most life-threatening factors. This is usually due to the fact that construction site safety is one of the most overlooked things during a project. It goes without saying that in most workplaces, accidents are critical…

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The Wonderful World of Site Preparation and Why It’s Important

two industrial workers taking a look at a current project as the sun sets in the background

When most people consider the construction industry, they think of the heavy equipment or imagine the erecting of metal structures or frames. Seldom do people consider the very first and, in so many ways, the most fundamental part of the building process which is the construction site preparation. Let’s take a look at the importance…

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