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Otto, Author at NM Ready Mix

Author: Otto

The Ready Mix Truck: Concrete Mixer Trucks and their Role on the Construction Site

Any construction project is the fusion of vision, engineering, human labor, skill, and the right machinery. Construction equipment is not a sexy topic, but it is essential for getting the job done and makes building incredible structures—schools, homes, office buildings, and skyscrapers— possible. When it comes to concrete construction, the ready-mix truck is essential for […]

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3 Sand and Gravel DIY Projects that Turn Your Landscaping Up to Eleven

This is the era of the weekend warrior. As people were confined to their homes, they began to envision their living spaces in a whole different way. Thousands of people flocked to home stores and hardware stores to get the materials they needed to spruce up their living quarters. In order to create beautiful landscaping creations, […]

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A Deep Dive Into Net Zero Building: Pathways, Possibilities, & Innovation

There is a lot of talk surrounding carbon emissions and their effects on our planet. People in different industries and across the political aisle disagree with some of the details, but it’s true that in the U.S. there has been a push to incentivize certain “green” forms of production, building, and construction. The production of […]

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A History of Landscaping From the Early 20th Century to Today 

Arranging spaces in an aesthetically pleasing way has been a human pastime for as long as we have had humble abodes. Whether it is beautifying the inside of our homes or manipulating the natural landscape around us, people find comfort in the world that surrounds them.  When our surroundings are in order, we are in […]

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The Many Lives of Sand and Potential DIY Projects While You’re At Home

According to reports of sales and demand for material, DIY projects are on the rise as people are encouraged to stay home and sent home from the office. All of a sudden, homeowners across the country are looking at that backyard and thinking, ‘Maybe I can do something here.’ The potential for landscaping is endless […]

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The Many Faces of Concrete and What Makes it Unique

We know a thing or two about concrete here at New Mexico Ready Mix. We spend most of our time pouring it, mixing it, and making sure it goes where it’s supposed to go and does what it’s supposed to do. One thing we have noticed over the past decade or so is how many […]

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The History of Roswell and How We Continue to Build This Great Town

This month, we thought we would pay homage to one of our home towns here at New Mexico Ready Mix. While we provide sand, gravel, and aggregate throughout New Mexico and West Texas, Roswell has a special place in our hearts because of its quaint characteristics. We love this town!  We thought we’d revisit some […]

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Your Sand Supplier: How Playgrounds and Play Sand Changed The Way We Learn

We do more than concrete. Although here at New Mexico Ready Mix, we have all the materials for weekend warriors, builders, and constructors. Not everything is about concrete, rock, or gravel. We also have the invaluable play sand that makes a great addition to kids playgrounds, sandboxes, and even mom’s landscaping project in the backyard. […]

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The Concrete Path to Landscaping: From Geometric Styles to Modern Minimalism

Here in the United States, the weekend warriors adventure out every week to tackle new projects and ideas to improve or fix their homes. These projects might range from anything including fixing a broken door knob, building a table from scratch, or enhancing our home’s exterior through landscaping design. Landscaping is a far broader task […]

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