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Durable Roman Concrete Provides Green Inspiration
2013-06-05 08:43:38

April Flowers for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online An international team of geologists and engineers have found inspiration in ancient Rome for their quest to make a more durable and sustainable concrete. The massive concrete structures of the Romans have withstood the elements for more than 2,000 years, which the team examined with the Advanced Light Source at Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory (Berkeley Lab). The team was led by Paulo Monteiro, a UC Berkeley professor of civil...

2013-06-04 23:22:41

The Shotcrete Market Report analyzes shotcrete consumption in various applications and covers market demand with respective regions. The report also provides market overview for the sprayed concrete market. (PRWEB) June 04, 2013 The report “Shotcrete/Sprayed Concrete Market by Process (Wet & Dry), Applications (Underground Construction, Water Retaining Structures, Protective Coatings, Repair Works & Others), Systems & Geography: Global Trends and Forecasts to 2018”...

2013-06-02 23:17:11

A new white paper by Brian Jeppsen of U.S. Grout details the extensive application possibilities and significant performance enhancements from a cementitious grout that is processed to a microfracture-penetrating ultrafine particle size AND super-charged with a pumice pozzolan to add strength and density to cured grout. (PRWEB) June 01, 2013 Standard cementitious grouts have two frustrating limitations: One, the inability to effectively penetrate rock microfractures or dense, silty sand...

2013-05-09 23:36:42

Building owners, architects, contractors use VaporSeal 309 Moisture Emission Control System to ensure concrete substrate meets stringent floor covering manufacturer´s requirements Milpitas, California (PRWEB) May 08, 2013 Floor Seal Technology, Inc. announced that its proprietary VaporSeal 309 Moisture Emission Control System is being used by three of the Bay Area´s largest hospital construction projects scheduled for completion between 2013 and 2015: San Francisco General...


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