Category Archives: Commercial concrete contractor in Portland

Concrete vs Timber Construction in Portland

Oregon has recently adopted an addendum to its building codes that would allow timber construction of tall buildings and is the first state in the U.S. to do so. Historically building codes have prohibited mass timber structures from rising above … Continue reading

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The Evolution of Rebar Use in Concrete

Concrete as a building material has a long history, as do the methods used to strengthen it. One such method is incorporating rebar, a shortened word for the reinforcing bars it refers to, into concrete slabs. Concrete is valued for … Continue reading

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