News & Updates
While we’re thankful to be in the middle of summer, hot weather can create problems in the mixing, placing, and curing of concrete. In terms of concrete placement, hot weather is defined as any period of high temperature in which special precautions need to be taken to ensure proper handling, placing, finishing and curing of concrete.
Silver Strike Concrete Supports Boy Scouts of America as Star Sponsor for TJ Day Annual Sporting Clay Classic
We were happy to join the Boy Scouts of America, Nevada Area Council, for the exciting TJ Day Annual Sporting Clay Classic this June! We attended as Star Sponsors for this event with a five-person team from Silver Strike Concrete there to represent our business and support a great cause! Proceeds from this event went to benefit the BSA, Nevada Area Council.
We are looking for mixer drivers to join our team and we have some really great hiring incentives currently available to new employees and referring employees. We’re offering a $1,500 hiring bonus to all mixer drivers.
Fiber-reinforced concrete contains a discrete synthetic fibrous material that is available in a variety of lengths, densities, and blends to create a three-dimensional reinforcement network. This fiber reinforcement enhances the durability of concrete by reducing crack widths. It is impossible to prevent concrete from cracking, so instead we focus on preventing the micro cracks from gaining momentum. Fibers are thoroughly mixed and evenly dispersed in the concrete, giving the fibers the ability to stop microcracks at an early age.
It’s our pleasure to take part in the 7th Annual “Shootin’ for the Stars” Sporting Clay Shoot in Carson City, Nevada benefitting the Navy SEAL Foundation September 10th from 8:00 AM to 2:00 PM. This event will include a round of sporting clays and a shoot off if necessary. We are happy to join the event with a four-person squad and give a donation to this great organization!
Silver Strike Concrete Participates in 15th ACI Golf Classic at the Woodbridge Golf & Country Club.
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During the hot summer months, it’s especially important to know how to correctly place concrete. Concrete in hot weather is subject to high loss of moisture by evaporation and rapid hardening, which can affect the placement operations and the cracking potential.
What is Air Entrained Concrete? Air entrained concrete contains microscopic air bubbles that help alleviate internal pressure on the concrete by providing small pockets for water to expand into when exposed to freeze-thaw conditions. Without these pockets water has no...