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NSW RMS bridges were treated with AQURON concrete durability hydrogels

Out of the archives: Protecting rural RMS bridges

Practical method for treating and protecting exposed rural concrete bridge decks

Challenges Under the auspices of RMS in NSW, these four bridges are located through the state’s central west and New England areas. This project was...

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Concrete Maintenance

Enhancing Durability for Highways and Bridges

Maintaining concrete infrastructure, such as highways and bridges, is not only costly but also requires ongoing maintenance to achieve their estimated service life. However, there...

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Otira Viaduct - under construction in 1999

Out of the Archives: Otira Viaduct

An amazing worksite!

The pylons of the Otira Viaduct of Arthur’s Pass, in the South Island of New Zealand, were treated with AQURON 2000 for water leakage and...

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Waterproofing marine civil concrete infrastructure existing wharf pier rust corrosion staining

Waterproofing Civil Concrete Infrastructure?

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Of course, concrete will withstand water exposure. After all, concrete’s innate durability is one of the reasons the material is used so extensively in construction....

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Marine and river concrete structures are at risk from sulphate attack

Is Your Concrete Safe from Sulphate Attacks?

Concrete deterioration due to sulphur reactivity is more common than you may realize

Both an essential substance and a potential menace, sulphates pose a specific risk to concrete structures around the world, yet many are not aware of...

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Auckland Highway dusk

Highways, Bridges, and Caring for Concrete

Enhance durability and extend service life

It’s Costly to Maintain Concrete Infrastructure If you’re in charge of the care of civil road or bridge infrastructure (or the related repair budget) you’ll...

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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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Concrete corrosion

‘There’s cracking 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 (or mining) water storage and supply infrastructure, which includes many elements constructed of concrete. Concrete...

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