Monthly Archives: June 2014

Out with the Old, In with the New: Structural Demolition at Hawaii’s Ala Moana

By: Dana Directo Construction is definitely making a comeback in Hawaii. One of the many notable projects is the Ewa Expansion at the Ala Moana shopping center in Honolulu, Hawaii (on the island of Oahu). Ala Moana Center is the

Equipment and Pre-Task Planning: Important Questions to Ask

Pre-Task Planning (PTP) is the process of identifying three main things: The task to be completed. The potential hazards that could be associated with the completion of the task. The corrective measures that need to be put in to place

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A History Lesson in Concrete

While some of the most famous ancient concrete buildings come from the Roman Empire and were built as early as 300 BC, the use of cement, one of the main components of concrete, has been found over two thousand years