Category Archives: Slab Removal

Concrete Sawing Elevator Shaft

The new building chosen to be the Memorial Hermann Cypress Hospital required some retrofitting before final construction could continue. An interior elevator shaft was needed, but the concrete floors had already been poured. ATI used concrete cutting expertise to create an opening for an elevator shaft in the four story building. How does one cut a hole in the middle of a slab floor, […]

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Double Tee Slab Sawing

ATI is busy in the renovation project of the George R. Brown Convention Center in downtown Houston. Houston will host the 2017 Super Bowl and the GRB is undergoing a major expansion. In the parking garage ATI Team members are at work in two areas. They have cut and removed eight spandrel panels above the garage which will allow large […]

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Port of Houston Wharf Expansion

Aggregate Technologies Inc., working in conjunction with the general contractor, developed a plan to demolish 1,333 feet of the existing Port of Houston at Barbour’s Cut Wharf. With the opening of the new, expanded Panama Canal, larger Panamax freighters will be calling on the Port of Houston. To handle the increased volume of shipping containers, port authorities have embarked on […]

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Airport Runway Removal - Slab Removal

Houston IAH Airport Runway Removal

A recent project for Aggregate Technologies involved sawing and removing of thousands of square feet of runway concrete at the Houston Intercontinental Airport (IAH). Security is paramount at such sensitive job locations. All workers must be fingerprinted and pass background checks. Existing runway lighting needed to be replaced, so an initial 1,500-foot x 66-inch trench (kerf) was sawed at a […]

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