Stories tagged: concrete
Thu., Oct. 5, 2017, 10:58 a.m.
1-ton block falls, pins University of Idaho worker’s leg
Authorities say a worker at the University of Idaho was pinned for a time after a one-ton concrete block fell on his leg, trapping him at the school’s wood-chip storage …
Tue., July 11, 2017, 4:15 p.m.
Former Defense Secretary Robert Gates helps save food bank
A food bank in a small Washington town will get to remain in its building, thanks to former U.S. Defense Secretary Robert Gates.
Sat., June 17, 2017
Ask the Builder: Miscommunication to blame for concrete problems
Use photos, videos or local spots to help explain the results you want.
Fri., June 17, 2016, 5:33 p.m.
Crew pouring concrete for Monroe Street hill
Concrete is being poured on Monroe Street from Fourth to Eight avenues
Sat., May 21, 2016
Spalling concrete driveway can be repaired with cement stucco
Concrete spalling seems to be a growing epidemic if my email inbox is any sort of trusted indicator. Years ago, reports of these failures were primarily from parts of the …
Wed., March 2, 2016, 8:17 a.m.
Man holding gun accidentally kills himself while taking photo
A 43-year-old Concrete man died Sunday after accidentally shooting himself in the face with what he thought was an unloaded gun.
Mon., Feb. 7, 2011
Steam system cures concrete faster, saves company money
A Spokane Valley company that plays a key role in building highways across the Western U.S. has found a way to save significant amounts of energy at its manufacturing plant. …
Tue., June 5, 2007
Few homeowners bold enough to take on do-it-yourself projects around the house end up making a career out of it. But Chris and Dana Oxford are among those few. After …