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low carbon concrete, Bouygues,

Bouygues signs partnership to develop low carbon concrete

Bouygues Construction and Hoffmann Green Cement Technologies have signed a technical and commercial collaboration contract to development very low carbon concrete.
Hinkley Point C, concrete pour,

Hinkley Point C completes largest concrete pour

Hinkley Point C has hit its biggest milestone yet, as it completes the concrete pour of the base for its first reactor, known as “J-zero”.
Concrete pumping

Concrete pumping company fined after death of worker

A concrete pumping contractor has been fined £15,000 following the death of concrete worker Garry Louis at a dockside apron-upgrade project on the Port of Felixstowe.
Admixtures, concrete,

The use of admixtures to waterproof concrete: Part 6

James McDonald of Cementaid discusses the testing process for water-resisting admixtures.
Caltite system

Reinforced concrete waterproofing and corrosion protection

Cementaid Everdure CALTITE System. Hydrophobic and Pore-blocking Ingredient (HPI) for Membrane-Free, Truly Waterproof Structural Concrete.
Concrete wall blocks, HSE,

Concrete wall blocks firm fined after workers hand crushed

Concrete wall blocks firm Thakeham Tiles Ltd has been sentenced after a worker’s hand was crushed in an unguarded machine.
protect concrete, PP fibres, university of sheffield,

Researchers find new way to protect concrete from fire damage

Researchers at the University of Sheffield have discovered a new way of protecting concrete from fire damage by using materials recycled from old tyres.
precast concrete,

Concrete offsite solutions provide versatility and sustainability

Precast concrete is virtually unlimited in its application including the entire structure or selected elements such as frame, floors, walls, stairs or balconies.
Reinforced concrete, Waterproofing, basements,

The use of admixtures to waterproof concrete: Waterproofing with other building...

James McDonald of Cementaid examines the different factors that can affect the waterproofing of basements.
Toner powder, cement, urban environments,

Innovative concrete to transform urban environments

A team from the University of Dundee say they are able to replicate colours within cement pastes and concretes in a move that could transform the look of urban environments and landmarks.

First ever permanent works pile using zero cement concrete installed

Keltbray Piling achieved a new landmark for the UK construction industry last month by installing the first ever permanent works pile using a zero cement concrete, Cemfree.
concrete pumping, HSE,

Company fined following concrete pumping fatality

A concrete pumping company and its sole Director have been fined after an untrained employee was struck and killed by concrete.
building materials

Researchers at Cambridge Uni to develop self-healing concrete

Researchers at the University of Cambridge are using microencapsulation technologies developed by Dolomite Microfluidics to develop self-healing building materials.
waterproof concrete

The use of admixtures to waterproof concrete: Part 4

James McDonald of Cementaid discusses the various methods of testing the water permeability of concrete to consider when specifying a product.

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