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Safe and Rapid Airport Concrete Cutting

At Houston International Airport ATI crews saw cut and removed about 20 concrete panels 25’x25’ and 17” to 22” thick on the Terminal C project. These panels were removed due to cracking or the concrete otherwise failing and needing replacement. ATI operators cut each panel into 5’ x 5’ blocks with a 1’ relief cut and pulled each panel out […]

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Hospital Water Tank Removal

A hospital in Houston required its existing fire suppression system water tank removed. The steel tank was 9’ tall by 25’ in diameter, with a layer of concrete encased on the inside of the tank, on a 12’ high concrete platform, in the basement of the hospital. A project of this type outdoors or in an industrial plant would typically […]

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Dam Hardening using Core Drilling

Dams are without a doubt, some of the largest, most majestic, and critical man-made structures in the world today. Their uses are many, ranging from hydroelectric power to water storage and flood control. Dams have been in the news of late, as well, with the Oroville Dam in Northern California nearly failing. Had the dam unleashed its reservoir on the […]

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Below Grade Wire Sawing

The City of Houston needed to expand access its underground sewer system for maintenance purposes. Aggregate Technologies was tasked with removing an existing 7′ wide manhole riser, and then wire sawing an access point at a drain junction. What made this job unique is the work started at ground level and ended up 50′ below grade – five stories down!  First, […]

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