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The dates are set for our fall Chemical Grouting Institute

Our next Chemical Grouting Institute will be October 16 and 17, 2018 at our headquarters in metro Atlanta. Attendees receive both classroom and hands-on instruction for leak sealing, concrete repair, soil stabilization and slab lifting. For more information on the course or to register, please click here....

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Prime Resins in I&I Magazine: A Model for Municipalities

The city of Olathe, Kansas, has an in-house grouting program for correcting inflow and infiltration issues. The utility’s I&I group has equipped a cargo trailer with all the tools, supplies and grout equipment they need to efficiently address problem manholes. In this month's issue of I&I Magazine, we discuss how in-house programs can be cost-effective options. Read the article here....

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Competition benefits taxpayers

Competitive bidding benefits taxpayers "I told you I would save you a ton of money." This was the message I left today for a client of mine...the City of Saint Charles. For over 30 years, one company has had total control over one market segment: acrylamide for the water and sewer rehabilitation market. Basically, a monopoly. Well, all that changed when Prime Resins decided ...

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Leaking fountain sealed with polyurea

The Piazza d'Italia in downtown New Orleans centers around a fountain that includes the shape of Italy. A planned renovation included sealing the fountain, which had developed leaks over the years. The concrete restoration contractor hired for the job opted to use Prime Guard 7000 polyurea. The 6000-square-feet of fountain surface includes dozens of steps, meaning endless ...

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Field Notes: Inner Mongolia

David, our intrepid global traveler, went to Inner Mongolia, China, this week for on-site client training. The client is a privately-owned contractor specializing in repairs of the high-speed railway. The company needed options for minor lifting and stabilizing of the track slabs. The Precision ...

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Fixing a leaking spillway

A dam spillway should only be wet on occasion, but that was not the case in Lake Quivira, Kansas. The spillway of the dam on the manmade lake had standing water at the bottom at all times. Water from the lake seeped through the lakeside wall and up through the spillway floor. Replacing the spillway was not the preferred solution ...

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Field Notes: Historic Florida Bridge Rehab

New life for Old Spanish Harbor Bridge Old Spanish Harbor Bridge gets new life as a pedestrian bridge Our colleague Casey Pieczonka visited a cool job site a few weeks ago. The Old Spanish Harbor Bridge ...

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Prime Resins Founder in the News

"What is one of your most memorable deals and why? Among the most memorable acquisitions was one that we just completed last year. It wasn’t so much that it was a transformative deal, or overly complex. It was more about how the transaction was initiated. About a year-and-a-half ago, I received a letter from a gentleman named David Barton, the ...

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How-To on Curtain Grouting

We maintain a library of proven step-by-step procedures for chemical grouting. We call them our Prime Practices. The most recent additions cover curtain grouting, both through wall grouting of structures and probe grouting seawalls and bulkheads. You can find them all here. You'll have to fill out a form to access the library, but not each Prime Practice. ...

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Grouting Institute Sold Out

The Prime Resins Chemical Grouting Institute April 17-18 is sold out. The next institute will be in October. Between now and then we will host a one-day Slab Lifting Bootcamp, the date TBA. If you cannot wait until October or you have several people to train, we also offer on-site training. Contact your rep for details. If you don't have ...

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