Repair and Rehabilitation of A Minor Bridge in Shravasti District  (UP), India

Repair and Rehabilitation of A Minor Bridge in Shravasti District (UP), India

Scour is a natural phenomenon caused by the erosive action of flowing stream on alluvial beds. Failure of bridge due to scour at their foundations, which in this case consisted of abutments and pier, one 1.2 dia
Faircoat Anti-Carbonation Coating Protects Concrete Structures Like Flyovers, Bridges & Buildings

Faircoat Anti-Carbonation Coating Protects Concrete Structures Like Flyovers, Bridges & Buildings

To protect concrete structures like Flyovers, Bridges, Parking areas, Big Commercial and Residential Buildings, the normal decorative exterior paint will not serve the purpose as these paints are not vapour permeable
Repair Strategy of Stoplog Sill Beams During Operation Stage of 510 MW Teesta-V Power Station in Sikkim

Repair Strategy of Stoplog Sill Beams During Operation Stage of 510 MW Teesta-V Power Station in Sikkim

Repair Strategy of Stoplog Sill Beams During Operation Stage of 510 MW Teesta-V Power Station in Sikkim Running Power Stations serve as a boom to the economy of the country and any generation loss due to construction
Concrete Protective Liner by Russian company Hydropolymer

Concrete Protective Liner by Russian company Hydropolymer

Concrete protective liner is a multipurpose solution for waterproofing and protection of concrete surfaces against corrosion and destruction. The product warranties long-term and reliable protection of structures
Necessity of Health Monitoring of Structures Constructed Before 2000 across India

Necessity of Health Monitoring of Structures Constructed Before 2000 across India

Sangeeta Pandey, Chief Manager (Civil), Power Grid Corporation of India Ltd., Patna, PVS Sudhakar, Sr. General Manager (Civil), NOFN Works, Power Grid Corporation of India Ltd., Vishakhapatnam & Dr. Achintya, Professor of Civil
WATERPROOFING Importance of Filling Cracks, Joints & Voids

WATERPROOFING Importance of Filling Cracks, Joints & Voids

Samir Surlaker, Director, Assess Build Chem Private Limited discusses some new joint treatments and injection systems in waterproofing. It is a myth that waterproofing treatments can be carried out by application of single material
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
This monsoon, insure strength for your building with waterproofing & repair solutions from Chowgule

This monsoon, insure strength for your building with waterproofing & repair solutions from Chowgule

Over a period of time, a building goes through severe climatic changes leading to its ageing, thereby creating loopholes and leakages. A leakage deteriorates the quality of the building, since the water through the affected area, also flows to other
STP: Waterproofing & Construction Chemicals

STP: Waterproofing & Construction Chemicals

The concept of liquid waterproofing has existed since the early 1800s, when natural bitumen was combined with jute, straw, rag felt and other man made materials to provide a waterproofing solution. Apart from liquid waterproofing membranes
Atul: Epoxy & PU solutions for terrace waterproofing  with 7-year performance warranty

Atul: Epoxy & PU solutions for terrace waterproofing with 7-year performance warranty

Water is good while constructing a building, but not so well after the concrete is set. Rain water starts penetrating through the porous concrete in walls and ceiling, creating ugly images of peel-off paints, cracks, damp walls filled with deadly
Tremco: Solutions For Problematic Leaking Podiums Latest Technological Advances

Tremco: Solutions For Problematic Leaking Podiums Latest Technological Advances

India is seeing a spurt in urbanization. As we continue to build bigger, faster and taller, reinforced concrete is the choicest of materials to meet the needs of speed and durability. If we understand concrete simplistically, it consists of the aggregate
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
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
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
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
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
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
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