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Revelstoke Ruskin Dam

Pre-History! Before the MARKHAM days.

The Ruskin Dam project remains a significant example of the technology we continue to use today.

This was not a MARKHAM project. In fact, it was carried out immediately before MARKHAM began working with hydrogel treatments for concrete. Information on the...

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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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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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Protecting Vital Water Infrastructure?

We’d like to help make the concrete stronger, and last longer.

Infrastructure for water is a big subject – delivering water, removing water, storage, and processing, not to mention effluent. And there’s a lot of concrete...

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What’s The Difference Between Dam Concrete and Residential Concrete?

Here's another VIDEO from Intelligent Concrete!

  Dr. David Harris worked for the US Bureau of Reclamation for almost 40 years. The Bureau owns and operates about 400 dams in the...

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VIDEO: Dam Concrete – How Did They Build The Hoover Dam?

A fascinating study of the concrete technology in the Hoover Dam

  “Hoover Dam is a concrete arch-gravity dam in the Black Canyon of the Colorado River, on the border between the U.S. states of Nevada...

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Preserving Concrete Water Storage Tanks

What’s the use of a water storage tank that doesn’t hold water?

Concrete is innately durable, and waterproof of itself if properly constructed, making it a suitable material for water storage tanks, particularly where large capacity is...

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Tolaga Bay Wharf

15 Reasons to Use the CIVIL-TECT System

Proactive protection or effective remediation of reinforced concrete.

What is the CIVIL-TECT system, and why should you use it on reinforced concrete? CIVIL-TECT involves a spray-applied penetrating corrosion protection treatment, that transforms free...

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3 projects where AQURON Waterproofing nailed it

AQURON waterproofing admixture... to the rescue!

You’ve heard of AQURON 300? It’s that marvellous admixture version of the AQURON hydrogel treatment for concrete. Waterproofs! Strengthens! Improves concrete handling at the construction...

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