Job Stories

ONE-MAN, ONE-PUMP OPERATION PUMPS UP AT GOLD’S GYM POOL

July 2005 ONE-MAN, ONE-PUMP OPERATION PUMPS UP AT GOLD’S GYM POOL

A&M Concrete Pumping, Minneapolis, MN, does it all. From residential to commercial, owner and pump operator Bruce Mozey says his contracts keep him on his toes. “One morning I’m on a basement floor, and that afternoon I’m completing a mezzanine job. Core filling, pools, you name it, I’m there.” Armed with over twenty years of […]

Massive Woodrow Wilson Bridge Challenges Pumpers on Many Levels

July 2005 Massive Woodrow Wilson Bridge Challenges Pumpers on Many Levels

From routine pumping of precast sections to designing delivery systems that adjust to the changing of the tides, pumping contractors Curtis Creek Concrete Pumping, LLC, Baltimore, MD, and Brundage-Bone & Blanchet, LLC, Maryland, are meeting the challenge on the new Woodrow Wilson Bridge. In 1961, engineers and contractors completed the Woodrow Wilson Bridge, successfully carrying […]

PUMPS STREAMLINE CONCRETE PLACEMENT FOR “ONE STOP SHOP” TILT UP CONTRACTOR

May 2005 PUMPS STREAMLINE CONCRETE PLACEMENT FOR “ONE STOP SHOP” TILT UP CONTRACTOR

President Don Stewart and his sons founded Houston-based Stewart Builders in 1993. Through main subsidiaries Keystone Concrete Placement and Keystone Structural Concrete, this family-run business started out as a residential construction contractor servicing the Houston area. Although the company’s 11-pump fleet allows the contractor to offer services in everything from residential , to paving, to […]

It’s a Race to the Top with Unique Placing System On Indianapolis Luxury Hotel

April 2005

R.L. McCoy, Inc., Columbia City, IN are completing one deck every week on the new 23-story Conrad Indianapolis & Residences, a five-star hotel and condominium complex by Hilton Hotel’s luxury division. Located in the heart of downtown Indianapolis, the new building will feature grade-level retail and 243 luxury hotel rooms topped by 18 residential condominiums. […]

Hydraulic Oil – Protecting Your Investment

April 2005 Hydraulic Oil – Protecting Your Investment

As manufacturers of heavy construction equipment continue to successfully address the industry’s demand for better performance, faster production and higher output levels, the importance of hydraulic oil maintenance is fast becoming the hot topic on everyone’s mind. “Manufacturers everywhere are gaining an understanding of hydraulic system health in regard to warranties and equipment life,” says […]

PUMPS BUILD MIAMI AREA A “VILLAGE WITHIN A CITY”

April 2005

On May 21, 2004, Florida Concrete Unlimited, Inc. was just getting started on “what might be one of the largest foundations heard of,” according to Operations Manager Jason Goff. “We’ve poured about 5,000 yards so far and have a long, long way to go.” That was over one year ago. The mammoth task of pumping […]

KVM 55 Key to Placement on Tight Site

February 2005 KVM 55 Key to Placement on Tight Site

In an effort to consolidate Internal Revenue Service operations and revitalize the business district in Kansas City, MO, state officials approved a $370 million redevelopment, renovation, construction and relocation of several of the downtown area’s facilities. General contractor J.E. Dunn, part of J.E. Dunn Group, Kansas City, invested in their own equipment to pump and […]

Growing a Poured Wall Business with Pumps

February 2005 Growing a Poured Wall Business with Pumps

Twin brothers Rob and Rick Briskey hit the ground running with their own poured wall company, Briskey Bros., Tecumseh, MI, in 1995. Utilizing a systematic approach involving delegated, task-driven crews and careful, swift dispatching, the twins created an efficient and popular residential contracting company. Three years after the company’s conception, the duo added a Schwing […]

Las Vegas Line Pumper Ventures Into Booms

November 2004

Allan Benavides, Owner of Desert Concrete Pumping, Las Vegas, NV, remembers where he came from. For five years Mr. Benavides has built a business based on trailer mounted hydraulic line pumps. But the lure of boom pumps calls, especially when those calls come from customers who want Desert’s level of service – but with a […]

Schwing Pumps Finishing Off Las Vegas Flood Control Project

October 2004

Two concrete boom pumps and crews from Las Vegas Pumping Service, Las Vegas, NV, have been busy with the Tropicana Flamingo Washes Flood Control Project since February of 2004. Most recently, the contractor utilized their KVM 39 X and 36-meter concrete pumps to complete the placement of 32,700 yards of concrete into the 2.5-mile long […]