Penhall Celebrates 60 Years of Concrete Excellence

February 2017, Anaheim, CA – Penhall Company is proud to celebrate its 60th year in concrete services.  As the nation’s largest provider of concrete cutting, breaking, excavation, highway grinding and grooving, concrete scanning, utility locating , and seismic services, Penhall

50,000+ Readers reading a feature article on soft story seismic retrofitting

Penhall Company Seismic Services Division is happy to share a contribution to the AOA Magazine March Edition. Check out a feature article in the March issue of the Apartment Owners Association of California authored by Director of Seismic Services Elizabeth

A Quick History of Diamond Blades

What is a diamond blade, and what does Penhall do with them? As concrete is a fairly hard substance, we need something even harder to cut it, and there are very few materials in the world that are harder than

#ThrowbackThursday: Penhall Company – How We Got Our Start

Penhall Company is the nationwide leader for concrete services… but, how did we get to where we are today? The beginnings of Penhall started with a simple gardening tool. Legend has it that one day way back in the 1950s,

#ThrowbackThursday: Growing Up Penhall

By: Pete Gonzales Penhall has no shortage of loyal employees with many years under their belts. However, very few can say that they literally grew up with Penhall. Although I joined Penhall April of 1994, I have been part of

Ground Penetrating Radar or X-ray? Drilling Down the Pros and Cons

By: Len LaFond Before you start drilling, cutting, or sawing into concrete, it’s important to make sure that there’s nothing embedded in there that could cause harm to workers or damage the infrastructure. But how do you determine which approach

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

Keeping Public Roads Safe and in Good Condition

The True Costs Behind Poor Conditioned Roads Each year, The United States Department of Transportation releases an annual report (updated quarterly) on National Transportation Statistics. This 500+ page document has more than 260 data tables. The report provides data on: