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Work on the Blue Bombers’ Stadium

Wow, what a project! Most of us are aware that the construction for the Winnipeg Blue Bombers’ football stadium is well underway. We started working on this project in April of 2010 and began by pricing out different options including blue and gold pavers, durahold (a type of retaining wall), tree covers and a few […]

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Creative Vision to Reality

Barkman always has risen to the challenge when approached by Landscape Architects for custom products. We look forward to the creative proposals and ideas to see what we can accomplish. Early in 2010, we received a request from a landscape architect Glen Manning from Hilderman Thomas Frank Cram for a custom triangle paver. After numerous […]

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Why Do We Think Our Trenching Is The Best?

We know we bring an absolute bias to this article, but we’ll back up my statements with facts and hopefully, you too will be on board when we make the confident statement that Barkman trenching is the best alternative for trenching on the market. Recently we were asked to quote a trench that is 40″ […]

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Venting an Underground Trench

Traditionally, most precast trench is placed in the ground with concrete lids that protect the electrical cable from the elements or from future excavation. One issue that arises when burying electrical cable in this fashion is that you essentially trap the heat generated by the cables as electrical currents pass through them. This heat makes […]

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