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NEWS: Challenges for the Reinforcement Industry Related To Strengthening Of Reinforced Concrete Structures

Context Reinforced Concrete (RC) structures represent a significant percentage of existing infrastructures in the United Kingdom. It is therefore expected that costs related to maintenance and repair or strengthening these constructions represent an increasing percentage of total infrastructure costs allocated by government entities and private owners. Moreover, the... Continue reading
Challenges for the Reinforcement Industry Related To Strengthening Of Reinforced Concrete Structures

NEWS: Raft Foundations for Home Extensions Explained

Raft Foundations for Home Extensions Explained As the base on which your new home extension will sit, its foundations are incredibly important, even if they aren’t the most exciting part of the build project. If you’re planning on a DIY approach for your extension, or at least for... Continue reading
Raft Foundations for Home Extensions Explained

NEWS: Improve On-Site Productivity by Utilising Prefabricated Steel Reinforcement

Improve On-Site Productivity by Utilizing Prefabricated Steel Reinforcement Anyone who has had experience of working in the UK construction industry recently can see that times are changing and there is no longer a glut of skilled construction workers for construction companies to employ. As a nation, our productivity... Continue reading
Improve On-Site Productivity by Utilising Prefabricated Steel Reinforcement

NEWS: Lapping Mesh Reinforcement: How to Calculate Overlap

Reinforcement mesh overlapping  Use of Reinforcement Mesh Reinforcement mesh is commonly used in plate-type reinforced concrete (RC) members either horizontal, such as superstructure slabs and raft foundation slabs, or vertical, such as shear walls and core walls around stair cases or elevators. The use of such reinforcement is justified by... Continue reading
Lapping Mesh Reinforcement: How to Calculate Overlap