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#concrete photo of the week!
This eerie photo depicts one of many unfinished #concrete #structures that litter the deserts of Madrid and Murcia in Spain. Can you guess why these early 2000 structures were abandoned? #construction
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Not only can intense fire cause serious damage to the #concrete that makes up the road deck and support piers, it also affects the steel that reinforces the concrete #construction #firedamage
Let the collapsed I-85 Bridge be a reminder....
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Dr. Bonaso of Mechanical Concrete has recently come out with a new method for tackling the never-ending pothole problem. While spending his entire life enveloped in #civilengineering, #construction and business development and serving as a State Secretary of Transportation, he came up with this innovative idea...
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Though lightweight #concrete is advantageous in a number of scenarios, there are many situations that call for higher-density or heavyweight concrete mixtures.... #concretemixdesign #construction #MagnaDense
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#Concrete #corrosion has been discovered at the Seabrook Nuclear Plant, located in Seabrook, New Hampshire, prompting the Nuclear Regulatory Commission to seek input from the public on how to address the issue.

People can voice their opinions about NextEra's license amendment request in light of detected corrosion up until April 10th.

What are your thoughts?

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Re-imagining a cleaner, safer, less wasteful and more cost-efficient way of doing construction...
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Following the reports recommendations, TfNSW plan on making a number of changes in their #construction processes. These newly implemented procedures will include increased clamping and longer #concrete curing times to ensure that the strength of the concrete is more than sufficient.
Utilizing devices such as the #SmartRock2 during concrete curing is an ideal means of optimizing concrete strength and avoiding failures similar to this.
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Concrete video of the week!
Check out below to see how one company is building houses in 24 hours, with the help of 3D concrete printers!

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Concrete project of the week!
Switzerland is at it again, with another Brutalist concrete house built to resemble Swiss cheese.
"Something of a cuboid “Swiss cheese” house, the residence is clad in a pebbly washed-concrete and incorporates #cement plaster for the interior walls and ceilings, and polished cement on the floors...." architecture
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We're having a blast at CONEXPO-CON/AGG! Stop by and take a picture with us with our fun Giatec props while you find out all about our innovative products! #concrete #conexpo2017 #constrction #innovation

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