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Disrupting the Maintenance Cycle

Reducing costs for the longer term

There are certain situations where the maintenance of a concrete structure becomes a significant ongoing cost and has to be considered frequently. We often talk...

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What does airport concrete need?

Concrete transport infrastructure deserves some special attention

Despite the recent disruptions, air transport remains a crucial part of freight and resource logistics, and for public transport. And hey, there’s a lot of...

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‘There’s cracks in that structure!’

Oh no! Does this mean that it is at the end of its service life?

Definitely not! As long as there is uncured calcium (free lime) in the concrete there’s scope for service life to be extended. Your concrete is...

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Resist Attacks!

Softwater and other reactants hazardous to concrete

Here’s the situation. You’ve got the care of your council’s water storage and supply infrastructure, which includes many elements constructed of concrete. Concrete is extremely...

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Concrete Rail Infrastructure Needs Protection!

Protection against environmental and operational challenges

Rail transport remains a crucial part of freight and resource logistics, and for public transport. And rail infrastructure includes an impressive amount of concrete. Markham...

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Safe Concrete Treatments for Water Infrastructure

Extremely critical!

Here’s the situation. You’ve got the care of your council’s water storage and supply infrastructure, which includes many elements constructed of concrete. Concrete is extremely...

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Bridge Destruction by Neglect

The importance of pro-active maintenance.

Let’s talk about … maintaining concrete bridges. Stop yawning already. This is an expensive topic. The Tension of Costs If you are involved in a...

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Today’s heat – tomorrow’s deterioration?

When you’re pouring concrete in hot conditions – what are the long-term results?

Is faster better? Well, high temperatures do force rapid curing. There’s no doubt everybody wants things sooner than ever before. With increasing time pressure on...

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5 Reasons to Use…

...concrete hydrogel treatments for civil infrastructure maintenance

If you’re involved in concrete infrastructure maintenance … If you’re under pressure to meet budget constraints and make repairs cost-effective … Read on! HERE ARE...

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Curing for Today and Tomorrow

Thinking about concrete structure ...

Wolter Reinold de Sitter, part-time Professor in the design of structures in concrete at the Eindhoven University of Technology, proposed a Law of Fives for...

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