Concrete forms – Tips for formwork construction

Construction workers use concrete forms to provide support for poured concrete in load-bearing structures. This task requires a good deal of specialized equipment and knowledge. For larger projects, contractors may need to hire specialists, but most smaller jobs can be completed safely in-house.A Stable Concrete Structure: 5 Formwork Construction Tips…continue reading →

Grading Requirements of Fine Aggregates

The global village of the construction industry has been burgeoning around the most widely used construction material that is concrete. Concrete itself utterly depends on the properties of its constituents which therefore are intensely imperative to understand.Fine aggregates, one of the principal constituents of concrete, are generally natural sand or…continue reading →

Advantages and Disadvantages of Flat Slab?

Concrete slabs are one of the most common structural elements of modern buildings and infrastructures including residential, commercial plazas, hospitals or buildings having industrial significance. Typically 4 to 20 inches of reinforced concrete mat like element is constructed as roof ceilings or floors for interior while thinner slabs are used…continue reading →

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 it is produced / made, how…continue reading →

Tremie Method Of Underwater Concreting

Have you ever wondered how the bridges spanning a river of thousands of meters width, stand in the flowing water? How the labor and workers can construct these piers and caissons? How civil engineers can construct piles of several kilometers into the ground by avoiding the underground water and letting…continue reading →

Scientists from Singapore have developed Conflexpave a bendable concrete

Nanyang Technological University (NTU Singapore) scientists from the NTU-JTC Industrial Infrastructure Innovation Centre (I³C) have invented a new type of concrete called #ConFlexPave that is bendable yet stronger and longer lasting than regular concrete which is heavy, brittle and breaks under tension.This innovation allows the creation of slim precast pavement…continue reading →
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