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Advantage and Disadvantage of Precast Concrete

Unlike conventional construction methods, precast concrete is produced off-site and moved to the construction site. The precast concrete blocks are then put into place just like any other construction component. While the precast blocks are not as strong or durable as traditional materials, they do have many advantages. Listed below are a few of these …

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Typical Concrete Contractor Overhead and Profit Margin

Typical profit margins are the difference between a contractor’s cost of goods and labor and the total project cost. A construction project can range from $50,000 to over a million dollars, so it’s important to determine what is reasonable for your business. It’s important to understand your overhead costs and calculate your profit margin before …

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Is Precast Concrete The Future?

The construction industry is undergoing a transformation and precast concrete is the future. Today, the world’s most advanced manufacturing processes make precast construction a viable option for a variety of construction projects. In 1985, construction workers in Calgary were confined to cages, performing repetitive motions, and breaking manhole openings with boxes. The work environment was …

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