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All About Utility Mapping

Site excavation can\’t start without doing an underground analysis for existing utility services. Mistakes by people can frequently turn into damage to underground pipes or cables that might even lead to dangerous leaks. Fortunately, you can use utility locator tools which are helpful in doing this job well.On the other hand, there are times when even the very best services can fail to…
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All You Need To Know About Testing Your Backflow

Yes, there are some things you’d just rather not have to deal with. The nosy neighbor… that cavity that’s been bothering you for weeks… and probably, your property’s backflow.Unfortunately, you do need to face these challenges and see them through. When it comes to…
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Info About Ethanol Fireplaces

Bio-ethanol fires are increasing in popularity throughout the UK. The same goes for countries throughout the EU. The tech is still relatively new, and many agree that people buy such products for their looks more than their ability to heat areas. As of now, there is…
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Hempcrete Blocks - Definition, Advantages Innovation

Hempcrete Blocks are basically made with the help of two ingredients i.e. lime as binding agent or binder mixed with the core of hemp plant.After decades of modernization, advancement and innovation in science and particularly in construction engineering, the humans have realized that they had moved far away from nature resulting in so many complications and glitches to their lives consequently…
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Stainless Steel Waterstop for Concrete Joints

In most of the construction project you might have already used the PVC Waterstop but did you know about Stainless Steel Waterstop and its benefits?If not than this post is for you; as i am going to discuss in detail what is stainless steel waterstop? How it is fixed in the…
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Chain Surveying: Procedure, Instruments, Principle, Suitability

Want to know what is chain surveying? – You must be lucky that you found this page“Because”Here I’m going to explain to you everything about chain surveying like Principle of chain surveying Different types of lines that are used in chain surveying like base line, check line, tie line Different types of offsets in chain surveying Then I’ll be explaining step by step procedure…
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Cantilever Footing, Strap Footing - Definition and Design

A strap footing also known as cantilever footing, is a special case of combined foundation in which two separate footings are tied together by a beam called tie beam or strap beam.Mostly in cities, the houses are adjacent to each other due to limited and congested space available i.e. the outer walls are touching each other and having a limited space for an isolated column footing.This restriction…
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What is Polymer Concrete?

If in 2018 you are not familiar with this highly durable and beneficial construction material than you must read each an every word of this article about Polymer Concrete. Because I\’ll be going through all the aspects of Polymer Concrete including its definition, how…
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What are Culverts? Definition and Types

An opening through an embankment for the conveyance of water by mean of pipe or an enclosed channel is called Culvert. It is a actually a transverse and totally enclosed drain under road, railroad, trail, or similar obstruction. Definition of Culvert Culvert actually is a…
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What Is Development Length And Factors Affecting It?

Provision of reinforcement in concrete, we all know, is due to its tension carrying capability which can be utilized completely provided the bond between the steel reinforcement and concrete is up-to-the-mark and does not lack any required friction and anchorage. However this bond may fail in certain situations which is disastrous and fatal, thus in order to avoid we must find some alternatives…
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Ready Mix Concrete Definition Types Advantages

Ready mix concrete as the name suggest is the concrete that is already mixed in suitable proportions before arrival at site either on agitating trucks or dumpers as per the requirement of slump or material.  Basically the ready-mix concrete is mixture of binding agent and…
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What is Right of Way (ROW)

Right of Way (ROW)is something that civil engineers work with a lot. It’s on virtually all of the surveys that we use. It’s a key point that must be known if you’re working on a project where private property meets public property. This is especially important when…
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Dredging. What is Dredging? Definition and Purpose

Dredging is a process that involves the aquatic excavation of water beds to remove sediments, pollutants, shellfish and other materials. The methods and machinery used in dredging vary widely. Most dredging is done by ships that tow a dredge along the water bed. Self standing dredges and dredge pumping stations are used for routine tasks. A dredge, which is the catch all term for the…
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