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Curing Concrete is Not Just for Today
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Highways, Bridges, and Caring for Concrete
Chlorinated rubber vs SLAB-TECT
Why are you using chlorinated rubber?
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What on earth is ‘DEF’?

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Curing Concrete is Not Just for Today

Curing for both today and tomorrow

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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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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Chlorinated rubber vs SLAB-TECT

Why are you using chlorinated rubber?

Try the sustainable alternative.

As we’re all becoming more aware of the sensitive environments in which we live (and you are, aren’t you?) we’re becoming more aware of how...

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What on earth is ‘DEF’?

A hidden threat for concrete precast elements

Don’t you love acronyms? No, us neither. However, they do have some uses, and ‘D.E.F.’ is easier to say (and spell) than Delayed Ettringite Formation....

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Flooded

Resilience Needed

How can we contribute to a resilient approach to extreme natural events?

Recently (June 2022) some of the team visited Sydney Build Expo. We weren’t exhibiting this time but it was good to catch up with some...

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Crystalline

We. Don’t. Do. Crystalline.

Let’s end the confusion.

Dedicated reader – this short article touches on a technical point that differentiates us from the vast majority of our admixture competitors. To the uninitiated,...

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Bridge

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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Wet-basement

Damp Down There?

Concrete basement waterproofing issues?

Big subject. If we discussed all aspects, you’d probably stop reading at about the 30 second mark. WHAT ARE THE CHALLENGES? The usual challenge for...

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Building for Resilience

The ongoing challenge of floodwater

MARKHAM has been involved in #AddingLifeToConcrete for many years now. One focus of our durability and remediation treatments has been marine structures. As we’ve noted...

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Crete-polish

Trashing the Environment…

...with your choice of slab hardener?

As we’re all becoming more aware of the sensitive environments in which we live (and you are, aren’t you?) we’re becoming more aware of how...

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MARKHAM – The Untold Story!

MARKHAM is celebrating!

“It was the best of times, it was the worst of times.”  Hang on, that doesn’t sound right. A bit moribund. “It was a bright...

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Cracks

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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