WELLS BLOG

PCI Plant and Erector Certification

Posted on February 23, 2021

Posted by Rick Ostgard

Wells Concrete is proud to be both a PCI-Certified Plant and PCI-Certified Erector. The Precast/Prestressed Concrete Institute (PCI) offers a... Read more »

Water Absorption in Concrete

Posted on February 19, 2021

Posted by Spencer Kubat

This is an interesting topic for sure. First off, we need to define what is meant by water. Is it in the form of vapor, which could condensate on... Read more »

Virtual Meetings

Posted on February 11, 2021

Posted by Mat Boie

We have all become accustomed to using web-based applications for conducting meetings. In my line of work, it is easy to collaborate with... Read more »

Double tee roofs and floors

Posted on January 28, 2021

Posted by Mike Mortensen

In the fast-track construction world we live in today, designers, contractors and owners are looking more and more at precast concrete to shorten... Read more »

A Tale of Two Engineers

Posted on January 21, 2021

Posted by Chase Radue

What is the relationship between the Engineer of Record and the Precast Specialty Engineer? The relationship between the Structural Engineer of... Read more »

Resilience - Sustainable Design Using Precast

Posted on January 13, 2021

Posted by Rick Hodek

Sustainability is generally defined as meeting the needs of the present without compromising the ability of future generations to meet their own... Read more »

Waterproofing - Do it right now

Posted on January 7, 2021

Posted by JC Campbell

One area of construction that can be easily overlooked is waterproofing. This is true in the precast world as well as in other sectors of... Read more »

Wide Open Spaces with a Truss System

Posted on December 30, 2020

Posted by Gary Pooley

Today’s mid-rise and multi-use buildings can include retail space, office space, residential living units, hospitality and parking. Read more »