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Concrete Forms

Why Are Schools Today So Expensive to Build?

03 Jun 2020, Posted by F.A. in Concrete Forms

There has been a significant upward trend in recent years related to building costs for schools. Rising costs are being impacted most by the construction industry, economy, labor force, and price of materials for things like concrete wall forms. By comparing square foot averages over…

7 Free Mobile Apps Every Construction Firm Should Download

29 Jan 2020, Posted by F.A. in Concrete Forms

There are many different tools needed by a construction firm, ranging from small gadgets, such as hammers and nails, to heavy machinery and Symons concrete forms. While few people think of mobile apps as a tool used in construction, they can be incredibly helpful to…

4 Tips for Hiring Construction Subcontractors

15 Jan 2020, Posted by F.A. in Concrete Forms

The construction industry is highly collaborative due to the fact that it encompasses so many different trades. Putting up a building requires experts in constructing the structure, wiring, plumbing, heating and air, and more. Your crew may have someone on hand who can cover several…

The World’s Top 5 Most Expensive “Megaprojects”

08 Jan 2020, Posted by F.A. in Concrete Forms, News

While many construction companies have worked on fairly large projects, few have taken on the challenge of one of these so-called “megaprojects.” These projects are huge in scope and budget, with over a billion dollars going into each one. Megaprojects take place around the world,…

What Is Shoring Equipment Used For?

20 Nov 2019, Posted by F.A. in Concrete Forms

Digging trenches can be very useful during construction, but they can also be very dangerous if not carefully shored up. Shoring up the sides of a trench will help prevent it from collapsing, creating a safe work environment for anyone who is in or around…

What Types of Concrete Forms Can I Rent?

13 Nov 2019, Posted by F.A. in Concrete Forms

One of the easiest ways for a construction company to lower their costs and put green, environmentally friendly practices into play is to rent concrete forms that can be used multiple times. These concrete forms are used to hold freshly poured concrete in place while…

How Concrete Forms are Contributing to Sustainable Construction

06 Nov 2019, Posted by F.A. in Concrete Forms

Sustainable construction has become very important to many clients, and construction companies that don’t look into sustainable building methods are going to find themselves losing contracts. Some people believe moving to this approach is a major investment in time and money, but it doesn’t have…

The Ultimate Formwork Safety Checklist

18 Sep 2019, Posted by F.A. in Concrete Forms

Improper construction of formwork can damage the structurally integrity of your jobsite, as well as pose a threat to the well-being of those you’ve hired to get the job done. As you set up your construction site, hopefully utilizing the services of a concrete form…

Why You Need One Of These 8 Symons Concrete Forms Systems

31 Jul 2019, Posted by F.A. in Concrete Forms

If your construction job requires adaptability and the conservation of strength and labor, look no further than Symons Forms. It’s an extensive and versatile line of forming systems developed to create the concrete foundations of most construction projects. Symons Forms range from pre-engineered cast-in-place systems…