Tag : Concrete
A new eight-storey concrete building has been built without eight columns after they were omitted from the ground and first floor drawings, a structural safety report has found.
Software | Reinforcing existing structuresSubscription
Advances in technology mean reinforcing steel can be added to existing concrete structures increasingly efficiently, and Hilti is opening up to clients a range of projects that were previously prohibited.
New advances in self-healing concrete using fungus sporesVideoSubscription
Binghamton University in the United States has used a type of fungus to produce self-healing concrete which could be used to repair and protect ageing infrastructure.
Products | Innovating with concrete on a rollSubscription
Concrete Canvas (CC) is an innovative construction product that can be described as “concrete on a roll”.
Maintenance regimes are expected to fall under the spotlight following the partial collapse of an NCP multi-storey reinforced concrete car park in Nottingham on Saturday.
Product | Fixings Eurocode 'should be welcomed'Subscription
Brexit may be a divisive issue, but Hilti head of engineering Kirsty Walton believes a forthcoming change to EU documentation should be welcomed across the construction industry.
Last pour for MSS Webster on Mersey GatewayVideoSubscription
The £1.8bn Mersey Gateway Bridge project is one step closer to completion as its last moveable scaffolding system (MSS), Webster, finished its final concrete pour.
First concrete pour marks Hinkley milestoneSubscription
Construction at Hinkley Point C has begun with the first concrete pour at the £18bn power station, a key milestone for Britain’s ...
Trump’s border wall project open for design bidsSubscription
The US Customs and Border Protection Agency has published two requests for proposals for prototypes of a border wall between the United States and Mexico.
More durable materials with £5.4M research labSubscription
Construction materials could be far more durable in future as a result of research at a new £5.4M laboratory at Imperial College London’s civil and environmental engineering department.