World of Concrete

Don’t forget to mark your calendar for the World of Concrete.  This year’s show is January 23rd -27th in Las Vegas.  Great place to network and meet new people, maybe even seize some opportunities.  We will be there and hope to see all of our friends there too!

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Recent Customer Testimonial

Project: Rte. 6 Bridge in New Bedford/Fairhaven, MA “As a first time user of hydro-demolition on a partial concrete bridge deck removal project..I was not only impressed by the time savings versus normal chipping hammers..but also by the professionalism of Rampart Hydro Services.  From initial contact to the completion of the five day project, I…

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Tunnel Rat, Baby Brother to The Mole

The TunnelRat is not new but is being readied for a potential project that will require it’s services. The Tunnel Rat can fit into tight spaces where even the Mole cannot venture. It has outriggers with wheels on the ends that help keep it properly positioned in a tunnel. The cutting nozzle is rotated by…

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Meet The Mole: Rampart’s Latest Custom Built Machine

The Mole is meant to work in vey tight spaces where our traditional hydro-demo tractor can’t go. The first project for the Mole will be inside ventilation shafts for the  Ft. McHenry Tunnel in Baltimore, MD. It will be disassembled, lowered through a 36″ diameter manhole and then reassembled. It will remain there for many months. The…

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Midwest Bridge Working Group Presentation

In December 2010 Jeff Parks, the Senior Vice President at Rampart Hydro Services, gave a presentation at a meeting of the Midwest Bridge Working Group. The topic is Bridge Deck Hydro-Demolition. To view the presentation please click on the link below. http://media.surgery.northwestern.edu/mediasite/Viewer/?peid=0e0c42d39c644bf19694cc8d3a2608c4

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Rampart Hydro Part of Texas Asphalt Test

The Texas Transportation Institute (TTI) at Texas A & M University recently published Removing Excess Asphalt: Initial test of ultra-high-pressure water blasting a success. The test was led by Darlene Goehl, P.E., an engineer with the Texas Department of Transportation (TxDOT) who sought a cost-effective option for correcting “bleeding” or “flushing.” Bleeding or flushing occurs when…

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Rampart Hydro on TV!

PennDOT engineers are sold on Rampart’s hydrodemolition. Television station WJET recently ran a story about Rampart Hydro’s Grubb Road project over I-79 and I-90 in Erie County, PA. In the report, Brent Hoover, a PennDOT construction engineer, praised our ability to remove the concrete deck with a crew of only two in less time than it…

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Beth Newbold in the Spotlight

Rampart President/Owner Beth Newbold was recently profiled in Pittsburgh Magazine’s “Spotlight on Women in Business” section.  The articles chronicles Ms. Newbold’s career at Rampart and mentions her civic and business board affiliations. The Spotlight showcases successful Pittsburgh area women each quarter.  The monthly magazine  has focused on  Pittsburgh  for 40 years and has won many journalism…

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