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ECS Celebrates pi Day!
Ask most people ‘what is p ’ (pronounced pie) and they will tell you that it is 3.14. They may even be able to rattle it off to 5...
Vibration Monitoring
Blasting. Hoe ramming. Excavation. Compaction. Pile driving. Demolition. If you’re planning or working on a construction or renova...
Hot Weather Concrete
In the concrete business, hot weather creates situations that require special procedures for proper mixing, placing, finishing, an...
Hot Weather Concrete Construction Practices
Last time, we talked about the effects of hot weather on concrete curing. In this blog post, we’ll discuss several basic precautio...
EPA Clean Water Act Rule
After more than a million public comments, the EPA released a final rule on May 27 addressing the definition of what constitutes j...
ECS Participates In Largest Continuous Concrete Placement in Wisconsin History
Northwestern Mutual Tower and Commons, Milwaukee, WI 9200 CY Mat Slab Pour for 32-story Office Building, March, 2015 As you might...
ASCE Report Card for America’s Infrastructure
If the United States had to apply for college admission based on this grade, it would have a slim chance of being admitted: With a...
Basics of Environmental Due Diligence – Part I
When a buyer considers purchasing a property, lenders often require that the property’s condition be evaluated using a process cal...
Environmental Due Diligence – Part II
Last time, we described how environmental due diligence is often viewed as an ‘unnecessary’ lender requirement. However, well-educ...
Environmental Due Diligence – Part III
If the Phase I ESA discussed in the previous segment of this blog identified potential Recognized Environmental Conditions (RECs),...