News and Events

No Stringline = Big Savings for Contractors

  Silver Star Construction in Moore, OK, started out like a lot of other construction companies – small. One of the owners, Steve Shawn, started with an old dump truck and a farm tractor with a loader on it. Over 30 years later, Silver Star has over 400 machines, including graders and asphalt… Read More »

Power Curber a Perfect Fit for Rehab Project

  Brock Construction in North Bend, OR, used their 5700-Super-B to pour 4,000 feet of new curb and gutter as well as sidewalk as part of a waterfront revitalization project for the City of Coos Bay.   “The job was a partnership with the city’s urban renewal and ODOT,” says Greg Brock, owner/operator…. Read More »

Pre-Owned Machine Takes Contractor To Next Level

  You wouldn’t think a commercial fisherman would know much about slipforming, unless you’ve met Greg Brock.   “I fished in the Bering Sea for seven seasons up in Alaska,” Greg says. “In my seasons off, I would work for an old concrete contractor that taught me a lot. Becoming a concrete contractor… Read More »

5700-C-MAX Spotlight: Barrier

  Location: Interstate 26, east of Columbia, SC   Customer: Southern Concrete & Construction, Inc., Anderson, SC   Project: Construction of new highway safety barrier   Application: 30,000 linear feet  (9,144 m) of barrier on existing interstate with narrow work zone and sensors running under machine in parapet setup   Specifications: 56″ (1.4… Read More »

SF-2700 Wins Contractor’s Choice Award

  The Power Paver SF-2700 was recognized by Roads & Bridges Magazine as a 2015 Contractor’s Choice Award winner. Each year, the readers of Roads & Bridges vote for equipment in specific categories; the SF-2700 won the Silver award in the Concrete Pavers category for the second year in a row.   The… Read More »

Power Pavers Customers Honored by ICPA

  Congratulations to Power Pavers customers Streb Construction Co., Inc. and Metro Pavers, Inc. on being honored by the Iowa Concrete Paving Association (ICPA) at its 51st Annual Concrete Paving Workshop.   Streb Construction received special recognition for their work on Taxiway Echo at the Cedar Rapids airport.   Metro Pavers won recognition… Read More »

On Time, All the Time

  It didn’t take Sam Craghead long in the slipform industry to realize that the first curb machine he owned wasn’t good for his business. Of that non-Power Curber machine, Craghead says, “We didn’t like it from the moment we purchased it. It was hard to load on a transport – big and… Read More »

High-Quality Machines = High-Quality Results

W.O.E. Construction Inc. knows a lot about concrete. They’ve spent over 10 years doing concrete sawing, coring, sealing, stamping, staining, and more. But they regularly had customers ask them about slipforming barrier walls, something the crew at W.O.E. had never done.   Their philosophy on adding work and equipment is simple: match high-quality… Read More »

Power Curbers & Power Pavers at World of Concrete 2015

Be sure to join us in Las Vegas February 3-6 for World of Concrete 2015. Our booth will be located in the Central Hall of the Las Vegas Convention Center, booth number C5412.   We will be displaying the number one selling concrete curb & gutter machine in the world, the Power Curber… Read More »

Millimeter GPS 3D Expo Event a Success

Power Curbers and Topcon Positioning Systems presented the Millimeter GPS 3D Expo on December 3 & 4 at the Power Curbers Headquarters in Salisbury, NC. This joint event highlighted the features of Topcon’s Millimeter GPS machine controls on a Power Curber 5700-C slipform machine.   Attendees had the opportunity to talk one-on-one with… Read More »