Tag : Concrete
Concrete 'falling off' closed Liverpool flyoverSubscription
Concrete has been “falling off” the structurally unsound Churchill flyover, the Lord Mayor of Liverpool Christine Banks has claimed.
Trump border wall | Pros and cons of using steel Subscription
Donald Trump’s proposed $5.7bn (£4.5bn) steel wall along the USA’s southern border with Mexico would be more expensive than using concrete, however does have structural advantages, experts have said.
Work has been completed on the concrete cores for the two tallest modular buildings in the world.
The technical details behind the proposed 305m high “Tulip” tower in London have been revealed.
A German research organisation has developed a way to reuse the country’s 5Mt of building rubble left over from construction each year.
Swiss scientists have determined 80% cuts to emissions from the concrete sector are possible without using carbon capture technology.
Concrete block guidelines released Subscription
The Concrete Block Association (CBA) has launched an online portal to educate the construction industry ab the benefits of concrete block construction.
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.