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Cracking, Sealing, and Healing

How does all concrete have self-healing capabilities?

Let’s start at the start!   What causes Concrete Cracking? Concrete can succumb to cracking in a whole lot of ways. Surprisingly, much of it...

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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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Sustainability and Concrete

Is that an oxymoron?

Environmental Bad Boy When it comes to environmental sustainability, concrete gets a bad rap. It is commonly regarded as being environmentally destructive, exacerbated by its...

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Rejuvenating a Warehouse Floor?

or a factory, or a data centre, or...

Do you own or maintain a warehouse, and the concrete floor is showing signs of age? Or conversely, perhaps the building is being re-purposed. New...

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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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Rejuvenating a Factory Floor?

or a warehouse, or a data centre, or...

So – maybe you own or maintain a factory or warehouse, and the concrete floor is showing signs of age but its fundamental purpose still...

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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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Conquering Water Seepage in Concrete

Concrete structures below ground are vulnerable form water seepage

When concrete is used to line an aperture in the ground, there will be the risk of moisture penetration and water seepage – depending on...

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