Fun Fact Friday: Aggregate Sampling Feb 28

Fun Fact Friday: Aggregate Sampling

The next series of Fun Fact Friday posts will be an aggregate of knowledge about aggregates! What makes aggregates so important?  Well, as an important component of concrete, their quality matters.  (You can read about why concrete testing is essential for new... Read more
Encorus Announcements Feb 21

Encorus Announcements

We have a couple of exciting things to share with you this week! First, our new website has launched!  Head over and check it out by clicking here. Second, in case you missed it: New 4 Reporter Kelsey Anderson visited Encorus recently, in conjunction with... Read more
Making and Curing Concrete Test Specimens in the Field Jan 31

Making and Curing Concrete Test Specimens in the Field

We’ve spent some time learning about the role of concrete in the construction process, so now let’s learn about what goes into testing it! The strength of a particular batch of concrete depends on many factors: temperature, age of the concrete, water-to-cement ratio,... Read more