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60 Reasons to Celebrate Concrete (11-20)
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60 Reasons to Celebrate Concrete (11-20)

Photocatalytic concrete, self-consolidating concrete , and Concrete Cares. More

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Formwork Innovation

Building an architectural concrete elevator core took comprehensive planning. More

Crushed Concrete Aggregate
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Crushed Concrete Aggregate

Made from demolished concrete or fresh concrete returned to the batch plant,... More

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Fog Spraying and Concrete Strength

If we fog spray flatwork to help prevent shrinkage cracking, is there any danger of increasing the water-cement ratio at the surface and reducing the strength of the concrete? More

Durable, Decorative Concrete
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Durable, Decorative Concrete

High durability concrete has both positive and negative consequences for... More

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Concrete House Featuring Decorative Concrete Workuxrqqcrsxeybwdzwucufxsrfqxwttece

A new house in Sun Valley, Idaho, features decorative concrete throughout. More

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That Pesky Moisture Gradient, Part 1

Water plays a crucial rule in hydrating cement, but also can cause big problems. More

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Adding Water to Concrete on the Jobsite

Under what conditions are we allowed to retemper ready-mixed concrete at the jobsite? If we receive a batch that has too low a slump, can we add water to make the concrete more workable? More

Archimedes' Principal, Part I
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Archimedes' Principal, Part I

Because my degree is in naval architecture and marine engineering, things that... More

Self-Curing Warehouse Floors?
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Self-Curing Warehouse Floors?

In February of 2009, CONCRETE CONSTRUCTION and Scurto Cement, Gilberts, Ill.,... More

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