3 Major Challenges of Concrete Work

Concrete construction contractors in Michigan need to overcome three key challenges to successfully use concrete in a commercial building project — cracks from shrinkage, the curling of slab edges, and delamination of the concrete surface. Shrinkage cracks Shrinkage is one of the most common issues faced by concrete construction contractors. Concrete is made of water, cement, and sand and shrinks …

4 Biggest Challenges of Underground Utility Work

Contractors working on an underground utilities service projects face many challenges. These include a lack of utility-related knowledge, maintenance issues, difficulties locating and excavating utility lines, and the risk to property and personal safety involved in doing so. 1. Lack of understanding Open-cut construction still encompasses about 95% of underground utilities service projects and is likely to remain many contractors’ …