Step towards building a healthy home

Step towards building a healthy home
A home remains an individual's most cherished asset and biggest investment decision taken. It isn't merely a shelter made up of lifeless bricks and concrete. For an individual and his or her family, the home remains a highly 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 Read More...

Effect of Aggregate-Cement Ratio on Engineering Properties of Pervious Concrete

Effect of Aggregate-Cement Ratio on Engineering Properties of Pervious Concrete
Pervious concrete is a composite type of material containing coarse aggregate, little or no fine aggregate, cement and water. In pervious concrete, carefully controlled amount of water and cementitious materials are used to Read More...

Repair & Rehabilitation of Concrete Structures - A Paradigm Shift

Repair & Rehabilitation of Concrete Structures - A Paradigm Shift
Repair and rehabilitation of rapidly deteriorating structures is a matter of concern for most countries in the world. Deterioration is observed in the form of cracking and corrosion (Riveros et al., 2018). It is very difficult to Read More...

Preservation of Capex Towards Industrial Cooling Towers

Preservation of Capex Towards Industrial Cooling Towers
Industrial Cooling Towers are used to remove heat through evaporation of water in a moving air stream being carried from various sources such as a machinery or some heated process material. Their main use is to remove Read More...

India's Repair Industry Needs a Responsibility Criteria

India's Repair Industry Needs a Responsibility Criteria
In India, the repair industry is not organized, hence, the exact numbers on annual cost to owners/public funding for repair, protection & strengthening are not available. Today, India is placing new concrete to the tune of Read More...

Recent Advances in - Self-Compacting Concrete

Recent Advances in - Self-Compacting Concrete
In line of advanced concrete technology and research self-compacting concrete (SCC) contribute an innovative role for the development and its implementations worldwide. SCC, also known as self-leveling concrete Read More...

Life-Cycle Management of Concrete Structures

Life-Cycle Management of Concrete Structures
A concrete structure is required to maintain its functions and performance during its design service life. However, serious damages have been sometimes found, which may be caused by physical and chemical actions. Read More...

Green, Sustainable Construction: Solutions for Affordable Housing

Green, Sustainable Construction: Solutions for Affordable Housing
Concrete is the second most consumed material in the world after water and it is used most widely in the construction industry due to its high compressive strength and other properties.[1] Therefore, the basis of Read More...

Rehabilitation of Overstressed Rigid Pavements

Rehabilitation of Overstressed  Rigid Pavements
Due to shortage of resources like cement as well as finances, hardly any concrete roads were constructed in free India, though, in the long run they are cheaper than bituminous roads, was an established fact. Some internal Read More...

SoilTech - AsphalTech Polymer Sealant for Waterproofing Road Surface

SoilTech - AsphalTech Polymer Sealant for Waterproofing Road Surface
AsphalTech, a water-based cross-linked polymer sealant, when mixed with crusher-dust, provides a 100% water-proof seal to any porous road surface. It is applied with a slurry truck over the road surface. Read More...

Aesthetical Integration in High Performance Concrete for Infra Construction

Aesthetical Integration in High Performance Concrete for Infra Construction
Concrete, the wonder material that has shaped our surroundings, was invented in the mid-18th century, and continues to be the most widely used construction material. Concrete came to architects and designers as a boon Read More...

SoilTechMk. III designs roads and reduces construction time and costs

SoilTechMk. III designs roads and reduces construction time and costs
The world has changed dramatically during the last 100 years, with phenomenal advances in medicine, aircraft design, motor industry, cell phone technology and the computer industry to name but a few. Read More...

Comparative Study of concrete mix design using IS and ACI methods with and without super-plasticizer

Comparative Study of concrete mix design using IS and ACI methods with and without super-plasticizer
Concrete is a composite material consisting of cement, water, and aggregates. These ingredients can be mixed in different ratios to attain desired strengths. Though rough mix ratios for different strengths Read More...

SoilTech: Road Engineering, Design & Construction

SoilTech: Road Engineering, Design & Construction
When the Honorable Minister of Roads and Highways, Nitin Gadkari was asked the question: “What makes you different and gives you the edge over your peers in the road industry?” he stated, “One must give up the conservative Read More...

Epoxy and PU offer long-lasting waterproofing solutions

Epoxy and PU offer long-lasting waterproofing solutions
Waterproofing is a fundamental aspect of creating a building envelope as water penetration damages a building both aesthetically and structurally. Moisture penetrating reinforced concrete structures will rust the reinforcing Read More...

Waterproofing: BASF India Ltd. – Making Wet Areas Watertight

Waterproofing: BASF India Ltd. – Making Wet Areas Watertight
Waterproofing wet areas has always been a challenging task for the construction industry. With the introduction of the drywall concept, the construction industry is undergoing a change of materials being used Read More...

Solution for Podium Slab Waterproofing

Solution for Podium Slab Waterproofing
An effective and durable waterproofing system is critical for ensuring the long-term durability of the structure and to keep maintenance costs to a necessary minimum. In sensitive building areas like podium slabs where Read More...

Water Proofing Methods

Water Proofing Methods
Waterproofing is the process of making a structure waterproof or water resistant so that it stays unaffected to the exposure of water, wet environment and other similar conditions. There is a wide difference between waterproof Read More...

Waterproofing & Construction Chemicals

Waterproofing & Construction Chemicals
The concept of liquid waterproofing has existed since the early 1800s, when natural bitumen was combined with jute, straw, rags, felt, and other man-made materials to provide a waterproofing solution Read More...

Waterproofing Challenges in High-Rise and Suggested Remedial Measures

Waterproofing Challenges in High-Rise and Suggested Remedial Measures
If you go around any housing society – high-rise or low-rise - and take a look at the external walls and projections, I am sure that in more than 90% of the buildings you will find large patches of water seepage Read More...

Non destructive testing for determining the strength of concrete

Non destructive testing for determining the strength of concrete
Civil engineering infrastructures are designed to operate for long periods of time, such as 50 to 100 years. However, several unpredictable and uncontrollable factors reduce their expected performance and life Read More...

Concrete Repair: Principles from EN 1504 and Practical Considerations

Concrete Repair: Principles from EN 1504 and Practical Considerations
Many a times, even after taking all the due precautions and all quality control measures, Concrete structures deteriorate. One of the practical reasons is due to the fact, that at the time of planning or at the design table Read More...

Repair & Rehabilitation to improve life-span of buildings

Repair & Rehabilitation to improve life-span of buildings
Across Indian cities, there are millions of old buildings that are in a dilapidated condition. In Mumbai alone, there are 14,375 dilapidated structures across the city and another 10,500 in the suburbs. Such structures pose an Read More...

SoilTech Mk. III, a 3rd Generation Nano-Polymer soil Stabilization agent

SoilTech Mk. III, a 3rd Generation Nano-Polymer soil Stabilization agent
SoilTech Mk. III, a third generation nano-polymer binder by Polyroad, is a road stabilization agent, developed especially to strengthen rural roads where excessive loading occurs and where all-weather roads Read More...

Long lasting waterproofing solution with Epoxy and PU

Long lasting waterproofing solution with Epoxy and PU
Atul Ltd's Lapox® epoxy range of adhesives find the largest application in the construction sector. Products include Lapox® Lacrete and Lapox® Procoat for terrace waterproofing; Ultrafix for vertical cladding Read More...

Repair & Rehabilitation: STP Ltd

Repair & Rehabilitation: STP Ltd
STP provides Waterproofing & Protective Coating solutions for all areas. The range of waterproofing coats consists ShaliRust Off, ShaliPrime ZnR, ShaliBond concrete, Shalifix EM, ShaliGrout EI, ShaliFix RM Read More...

An Experimental investigation on utilizations of Marble Dust as partial replacement of Cement in Concrete

An Experimental investigation on utilizations of Marble Dust as partial replacement of Cement in Concrete
Marble dust is an industrial by-product obtained during sawing, shaping, and polishing of marble and causes a serious problem to the environment. Research indicate that the effect of mixing marble dust on the Read More...

The Raincoat Advantage

The Raincoat Advantage
In heavy monsoons, would you be caught wearing a torn canvas jacket? Of course not, what a ridiculous question! You would wear a raincoat. So why not extend the same logic to the building structures Read More...

Use of Ferrocement for Construction of Mini Check Dams and Diversion Structures

Use of Ferrocement for Construction of Mini Check Dams and Diversion Structures
Diversion structures and check dams are constructed for diverting/ storing the water, flowing in shallow rivers/ streams for various purposes. The present practice is to use brick / stone / stone block masonry Read More...

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