Construction Chemicals in Repair and Rehabilitation of Structures

Construction Chemicals in Repair and Rehabilitation of Structures
Years of research plus decades of practical experience have enabled FAIRMATE to develop detailed solutions to restore and rehabilitate concrete structures with structural rehabilitation, retrofitting and strengthening of RCC structures Read More...

Repair and Maintenance Techniques for Building Facades

Repair and Maintenance Techniques for Building Facades
Sunny Surlaker, Head Technical Services, Assess Build Chem writes on the selection ideologies, materials and methods for defect remediation in Concrete Buildings. The building façade or the envelope is the primary line of Read More...

Condition Evaluation of Fire Exposed Concrete Foundation

Condition Evaluation of Fire Exposed Concrete Foundation
This article provides some basic information on effects of fire on concrete, various condition evaluation methods, and show findings from a case study of a fire exposed concrete foundation in California, and informs construction Read More...

Concrete Repair Bonding Agents Panacea or Snake Oil?

Concrete Repair Bonding Agents Panacea or Snake Oil?
There is considerable controversy within the concrete repair industry regarding the use of bonding agents as a pretreatment method for the repair of deteriorated concrete. This paper examines the use of bonding agents Read More...

Fire Damage of Concrete Structures – Assessment and Repair

Fire Damage of Concrete Structures – Assessment and Repair
This paper discusses the effects of fire on concrete and provides a methodology to assess, evaluate and repair concrete structures. Though concrete is among the best fire-resistant building materials, it does get damaged when Read More...

ACI 562 Code Requirements for Assessment, Repair, and Rehabilitation of Concrete Structures and Commentary

ACI 562 Code Requirements for Assessment, Repair, and Rehabilitation of Concrete Structures and Commentary
The ACI 562 Code Requirements for Assessment, Repair, and Rehabilitation of Concrete Structures and Commentary was first published in 2013 and revised in 2016. Development of ACI 562 was an industry response to variations Read More...

Unified Vision of Indian Nation for the Concrete Protection, Strengthening and Repair Industry – Vision 2030

Unified Vision of Indian Nation for the Concrete Protection, Strengthening and Repair Industry – Vision 2030
The repair industry in India and for that matter, throughout the world, is like the story of an elephant described by seven blind people. Whichever part of an elephant will come in the hands of a blind man, the elephant will be described Read More...

Constraints and Strategic Solutions of Leakage in Chamera Hydroelectric Project (Stage – III)

Constraints and Strategic Solutions of Leakage in Chamera Hydroelectric Project (Stage – III)
The Chamera Hydro-Electric Project (Stage-III) is located on the river Ravi at village Kharamukh (250.0 m downstream of the confluence of river Ravi and Tundah Nala) in Chamba district of Himachal Pradesh. The Project consists Read More...

Green Products from the House of JSW Cement

Green Products from the House of JSW Cement
"Through our wide range of future-ready, superior quality green products, we meet the evolving demands of the construction industry in India," avers Lopamudra Sengupta, Vice President (Technical services) JSW cement Read More...

Sensitivity Analysis of Cable Profile of Prestressed Concrete Beams

Sensitivity Analysis of Cable Profile of Prestressed Concrete Beams
The cable profiles for post-tensioning of concrete beams are usually designed as parabolic curves based on the eccentricity of the midpoint of the duct to the neutral axis of the beam. The end points and the midpoint of a duct are very important Read More...

Overview of Concrete Ingredients, Concrete Mixes and Durability Requirements in Arabian Peninsula

Overview of Concrete Ingredients, Concrete Mixes and Durability Requirements in Arabian Peninsula
Arabian Peninsula usually has either a tropical or subtropical arid desert climate or arid steppe climate. Arabian Desert - the great desert region in the extreme southwestern Asia - occupies almost the entire Arabian Peninsula. Read More...

Industry 4.0 in Construction 3D Printing

Industry 4.0 in Construction 3D Printing
The discovery of fire has generally been considered as the first and most significant discovery of mankind. Millenia and four industrial revolutions later, humanity has forged ahead and shown no signs of slowing down the scientific and technical Read More...

Sustainability of Concrete Using Copper Slag as Replacement for River Sand

Sustainability of Concrete Using Copper Slag as Replacement for River Sand
Concrete consumption is so extensive that it stands second to water. Spiraling urbanization has led to excessive consumption of concrete, which has increased the demand for sand, cement and coarse aggregates. The sand consumption across Read More...

GGBFS Replacement for High Early Strength Concrete for Precast Industry

GGBFS Replacement for High Early Strength Concrete for Precast Industry
The Precast Concrete industry is one of the thriving industries in the wake of faster development with high quality standards. The initial capital cost for precast construction is higher than for conventional concrete. The chief requirement Read More...

Simple Guidelines for Producing Sustainable, Durable and Economical Concrete

Simple Guidelines for Producing Sustainable, Durable and Economical Concrete
There is a dire need to control environmental pollution across the world. Concrete is a must for infra development. Cement, which is the main binding material for concrete, adds CO2 to the environment. At present 7.4% of CO2 is contributed Read More...

Terex celebrates a decade of success in India

Terex celebrates a decade of success in India
Terex — a diversified global manufacturer of equipment for mining and quarrying industries — is celebrating 10 years of operations in India and has announced expansion plans for its 45-acre manufacturing plant in Hosur, with which it plans Read More...

Dr. Fixit introduces LW+Super for enhancing the efficiency of M-sand

Dr. Fixit introduces LW+Super for enhancing the efficiency of M-sand
The rapid boom in the construction industry, has tremendously given rise to the demand for sand, causing deficiency of suitable river sand in many parts of India. Besides, river mining causes imbalance in the river bed water flow, and Read More...

Design & Construction of Composite Structures

Design & Construction of Composite Structures
Arun Nadig, Director, Nadig Consulting, presents two award-winning projects in composite construction technique for modern office spaces, which have been duly recognised by the Construction Industry Development Council (CIDC) for Read More...

Corrosion Control with CLEANFLO STEELCARE

Corrosion Control with CLEANFLO STEELCARE
Corrosion Control on Reinforcement Bars made easier by using CLEANFLO STEELCARE - Corrosion Resistant Admixture. Developed by CSIR-CECRI Karaikudi, which is one of the largest research establishment for electrochemistry in South Asia Read More...

Self Concrete Mixer: AJAX Soaring Up New Heights!

Self Concrete Mixer: AJAX Soaring Up New Heights!
AJAX, a world-class leader in providing concreting business solutions, was established in 1992 for manufacturing Self-Loading Concrete Mixers. Today, it is positioned as a global leader in this product category. Over the years Read More...

Durability of Concrete made with Marble Dust as partial replacement of Cement subjected to Sulphate attack

Durability of Concrete made with Marble Dust as partial replacement of Cement subjected to Sulphate attack
This experimental study presents the feasibility of the production of more durable concrete with marble dust as partial replacement of cement by 5%, 10%, 15% and 20% by weight. Standard concrete cube specimens of size 150mm×150mm×150mm Read More...

Polymer Smart Materials & Technologies for Road Construction

Polymer Smart Materials & Technologies for Road Construction
Africa is a continent with a population of 1,317 billion just lagging behind India's 1.350 billion. Trade between Africa and India has increased eight-fold from $7.2bn in 2001 to $59.9bn in 2017, GDP growth for the continent Read More...

Repair and Rehabilitation of Rigid Road Pavements – Current Practices and Way Forward

Repair and Rehabilitation of Rigid Road Pavements – Current Practices and Way Forward
Regardless of the quality of pavement material and design, increase in vehicular traffic and changing environmental conditions will reduce the service life of pavements and ultimately result in their failure. The causes and Read More...

Putzmeister Delivers 5,000th Stationary Concrete Pump

Putzmeister Delivers 5,000th Stationary Concrete Pump
Putzmeister India recently rolled out its 5,000th Stationary Concrete Pump from its factory in Verna, Goa. Established in 2007, Putzmeister offers customers in India, Nepal, Bangladesh, Bhutan, Sri Lanka and Maldives concreting Read More...

Upscaling the Use of Recycled Aggregate Concrete

Upscaling the Use of Recycled Aggregate Concrete
This paper presents an overview of several aspects that can further upscale the use of recycled aggregate concrete. It presents the main steps that need to be followed to demolish existing barriers to the use of recycled Read More...

Challenges Facing the Concrete Industry

Challenges Facing the Concrete Industry
There are still a number of challenges facing the Concrete Industry. From a political and social viewpoint, improving the sustainability of concrete construction has to be the first challenge, not because concrete solutions are Read More...

Strength behaviour of M25 and M45 concrete incorporating accelerators and stone waste

Strength behaviour of M25 and M45 concrete incorporating accelerators and stone waste
Accelerators are used to accelerate the setting and development of concrete at early age, and also speed up the construction work for early removal of formwork. Due to depletion of natural resources, and emission of carbon dioxide during Read More...

Buildtech: Pragmatic Approach to the Methodology of Retrofitting Buildings

Buildtech: Pragmatic Approach to the Methodology of Retrofitting Buildings
With the increase in construction of buildings in the last two decades, it has been observed that many of the structures are already showing signs of distress. In some cases, repair measures become necessary even within a span Read More...

Cleanflo: Corrosion Resistant Admixture & Inhibited Cement Slurry Coating - Inhibitor Solution for Reinforcement Bars

Cleanflo: Corrosion Resistant Admixture & Inhibited Cement Slurry Coating - Inhibitor Solution for Reinforcement Bars
In fact, when we design any RCC structure, Corrosion on Reinforcement bar is a major concern, and generally, when we reach at less than half of designed service life, the process of corrosion on reinforcement bar starts taking place Read More...

Pure Leathers Waterproofing Solutions for Tunnels, Roofs, Water bodies…

Pure Leathers Waterproofing Solutions for Tunnels, Roofs, Water bodies…
There are various types of Waterproofing Systems available for different applications. Based on its vast experience in waterproofing, Pure Leathers Pvt. Ltd. (PLPL) recommends the most suitable waterproofing systems for various site requirements Read More...

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