Kapolei Concrete Keeps Kapalama Cargo Flowing

Nicholas Drake Blog, Precast, Transportation

The flow of cargo across the Pacific Ocean to the Hawaiian Islands began more than 3000 years ago. Polynesians in wooden canoes carried plant cuttings and seeds to cultivate food, medicine, and fabric. Today the islands host cargo ships from around the world filled with goods from every industry under the sun. Honolulu Harbor on Oahu is the hub of incoming freight to the archipelago. A lifeline to the state economy, the harbor is central to a new capital improvement initiative to ensure Hawaii’s imports and exports continue to flow smoothly and efficiently. Jensen Precast recently began work on the …

One Job Leads to Another

Kellen Easter Blog, Precast

Reputation counts a lot when it comes to business. For the Fieldstone North residential subdivision project in Elk Grove, California, the reputation of Jensen Precast counts with the Reno, Nevada, engineering firm Woods Rodgers. “Wood Rodgers was able to handle unique site requirements and obtain detailed drawings and a 3-Part CSI format specification from Jensen Precast without having to hire structural or consulting engineers,” says Charlie Moses, Director of Sales Operations for Jensen Precast. “Our reputation and diverse precast concrete box culvert product offering were the reasons we were engaged in the design of the project. The design engineer wanted to use …

Fast Tracking Culvert Casting

Tom Morales Blog, Precast

As Southern California continues to undergo an infrastructure building boom, the demand for precast concrete culverts often outpaces manufacturing deliverables. While consistently producing high quality concrete calls for detailed oversight by expert precasters, augmenting the process with automation can accelerate output and enhance methods.  The Jensen Precast Fontana Branch recently added a state of the art BFS Jumbo system to the mix to boost its production of box culvert. The investment jettisons the branch to the leading edge of the industry.  “With our box culvert products we needed to increase output to fulfill a growing number of customer orders,” says Tyler Haack, General Manager of the Jensen Precast Fontana Branch. “Our customers use box culvert for everything from transportation infrastructure to underground storage to stormwater management. We needed a bold solution to drive manufacturing to …